Harmful algal blooms, or HABs, occur when colonies of algae — simple plants that live in the sea and freshwater — grow out of control and produce toxic or harmful effects on people, fish, shellfish, marine mammals and birds. The human illnesses caused by HABs, though rare, can be debilitating or even fatal.
As Vladimir Putin annexes four Ukrainian provinces, representing 15 percent of Ukraine's territory, the Czech Republic's Minister for European Affairs Mikulas Bek told FRANCE 24 that this is "totally unacceptable… the EU cannot step down from our support for Ukraine".
Hacking attacks on power grids, telecom networks, or governments can paralyze entire societies. That makes them a powerful military weapon, as the war in Ukraine demonstrates. How can countries protect themselves?
Comedian Trevor Noah, host of "The Daily Show" on Comedy Central, on Thursday said he was going to leave the program after hosting it for seven years, indicating he wanted to dedicate more time to stand-up comedy.
Brocéliande is the largest forest in the western French region of Brittany. Although it covers more than 11,000 hectares, it's best known for being home to the legend of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table. With its landscape of moors and deep valleys, the forest is more than a place for rambling.