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Old 18 March 2017, 06:15 PM
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Icon18 Blue glow in Tasmania Bay may signal trouble

An ethereal blue light riding the waves along a beach in Tasmania may be enchanting, but itís actually a signal that the bay may be in danger. Thatís because the eerie glow comes from a bloom of bioluminescent algae that are known to destabilize marine food webs, according to news reports.

http://www.cbsnews.com/news/tasmania...ignal-trouble/
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Old 20 March 2017, 06:10 AM
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The appearance might be an indicator of problems but it's not new.

Institute of Marine and Antarctic Studies biologist Christopher Bolch said noctiluca scintillans have been appearing all year round over the past 10 to 15 years.

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My daughter is currently in Tasmania. I have dispatched her to the bay to have a look and report back.
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Tell her not to go swimming unless she can rock the "Avatar look"
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My daughter is currently in Tasmania.
Oh, nice. Is she enjoying her time here?

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