toxic algae bloom

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…

USM conducts survey of marine life in Biloxi Bay

As the toxic algae bloom continues to take a toll on Coast beaches, the USM Center for Fisheries Research and Development team is studying its effects on marine life. The group went out today to Biloxi Bay to analyze how…

Businesses affected by the algae bloom

Beachgoers here on the Coast aren’t the only ones feeling the effects of the toxic algae bloom. One Biloxi souvenir shop has continued to see a decrease in sales which is believed to be linked to the beach closures. Empty…