algae bloom

Update on algae bloom

Here on the Coast, we are still feeling the effects of the reopening of the Bonnet Carre Spillway months after it had been closed. News 25 spoke with Mississippi Department of Marine Resources Executive Director Joe Spraggins. He says there…

Algix business concept around algae blooms

In an effort to help rid the Mississippi Sound of harmful algae, a company based in Meridian wants to lend a helping hand. Algix is interested in creating value around algae biomass to create products, awareness, materials, and an economy…

Algix technology creates bioplastics with algae

A sustainability company in Meridian is paving the way in cleaning up our waterways by using the toxic algae to create bioplastic materials. Ryan Hunt, co-founder of Algix, says the technology they have developed can separate the particles of algae…

Barry and the Spillway: Looking into the impact on marine life

With the delayed closing of the Bonnet Carre Spillway, things are not looking bright for Mississippi Sound marine life. According to the Institute for Marine Mammal Studies in Gulfport, 133 dolphins and 179 sea turtles are dead so far this…

Red Tide Moving Out

News 25 has been closely following the red tide issue and the toxins seem to be moving out at a steady pace.