50: The Truth on Algal Blooms with Damon Tighe

50: The Truth on Algal Blooms with Damon Tighe


About this episode

This week we chat with Damon Tighe (@damontighe) about alga blooms. Damon is a biotech educator, biodiversity explorer, and has an interest in funga and urban design. He worked in molecular biology on the Human Genome Project. He currently trains high school community college teachers how to incorporate molecular biology like DNA sequencing and protein analysis into the classroom. Some topics we cover include:

    How we got into flora and fungaBackpacking dos and dontsWhat are algal blooms?The dangers of algal blooms  Where do they come from?Where do you see them?Different types?How does it work?What do the numbers look like?What is a dead zone?How does this affect fish?Inaturalist is AMAZINGHow can we help?Composting Urine?!What would the water look with species goneIs there a bright future?What is he most excited about?What does a typical day look like?Healthcare truth

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