See this article posted today: Victoria Times Colonist
Massive algae bloom swirls off coast
Scientist worry global warming may be contributing to change in ocean
An image taken from a weather satellite shows swirling masses of a single-cell phytoplankton called coccolithophore off the west coast of Vancouver Island and Washington state. Scientists have been tracking the massive algae bloom, which is not considered harmful, since it first appeared in Barkley Sound on June 21.
Photograph by : NASA
Matt Hartley, Times Colonist
Published: Thursday, June 29, 2006
Scientists are worried that global warming might have contributed to creating an algae bloom off the west coast of Vancouver Island that is so big it can be seen from space.
And read this article posted earlier this year: BBC News
Plankton blooms linked to quakes
Phytoplankton blooms can be seen from space
Concentrations of the natural pigment chlorophyll in coastal waters have been shown to rise prior to earthquakes.
Hope you're bug out bag is packed and ready to go.
It never hurts to be prepared for a TEOTWAWKI event, regardless of how remote the possibility may be...