News article -- re: Hawaii invasive algaes

Ursula Keuper-Bennett howzit at
Tue Dec 4 05:41:25 EST 2001

Dear all,

This might be of interest to some.

"Kaneohe targeted for fight against 5 alien, 2 local algae species

The growth of algae threatens coral reefs and other nearshore marine 

"You could call algae the feral pig of Hawaii's marine environment.

Overgrowth of the seemingly benign plant threatens coral reefs, fish, other 
sea life and the natural beauty and tourism draw of nearshore waters."

The rest is at:


Best wishes,

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