2 types of cyanobacteria toxins in the province

Information Morning - Fredericton

Dr. Janice Lawrence is an associate professor of biology at UNB and has been studying blue-green algae in the Saint John river. She says there are large accumulations of blue-green algae along the bottom of the river bed, and those mats are ripping off the bottom rapidly now, and washing downriver. She says the volume of material is very concerning, and it's toxic.

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