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January 21, 2016


Brain-tangling algae lurks in Florida waters

(Thanks to Allen at Division)


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Plus it (they?) have driver's licenses.

This is your brain.
This is your brain on brain-tangling algae.
Any .... um, ... what?

If your dog talks to you, you may be on algae.

If you see Jesus walking on clouds, you may be on algae.

If you see Donald Trump, you....too much?

' H2OBMAA ' ?

does this have something to do with OBAMACARE ?

- or do we blame bush? . . . or gore ?
or maybe those brain-tangling right wingin bitter clingin algaes ??

The BMAA toxin is biomagnified in flying foxes, eaten by the villagers.

Flying Foxes opened for Village People back in '83.

Note to self: Avoid flying foxes.

Humans aren't the only mammals at risk. BMAA toxin may also be harming the neurological health of dolphins, manatees and other wildlife, causing them to wander far astray from usual routes.
"It's not an acute toxin. It's something that accumulates over time," said Larry Brand, a biologist at the University of Miami

In a 2010 study, Brand found the highest levels of BMAA in blue crabs, shrimp and pufferfish among the samples he examined in South Florida. "I myself would not eat any seafood from Indian River Lagoon or Florida Bay, for several reasons," he said. Brand likens the risk to mercury in fish, and suggests similarly limiting consumption of certain types of seafood high in BMAA.

Do you know where your food comes from?

Between the snakes, the algae and the butt pinching Disney characters, I'm starting to think it's not safe down there.

hurts to think about it

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