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From the NY Times: “Why do algae grow in ponds in warm weather? Are they the same algae from year to year or does a new batch grow every year?”

Q. Why do algae grow in ponds in warm weather? Are they the same algae from year to year or does a new batch grow every year?

A. The usual suspects in the growth of pond scum are not common algae, of which there are many kinds, but a kind of microorganism once called blue-green algae and now usually referred to as cyanobacteria, because they are more like bacteria in structure.

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