to Manuela Chida-Soboda | 2.40pm, June 10, 2021
A layer of slime floating on the Turkish Sea of Marmara: the sea Caused by algae slime plague dissolved. ‘The sea is under severe pressure’says Bayram Ozturk, a biologist at the Turkish Foundation for Marine Research and a professor at Istanbul University. Peak “not yet reached”. The sea is already heavily polluted around the Prince Islands. It is a disgusting algae slime, appropriately called “sea mucus” in English, and mucilagin in Italian, which floats on the surface of the sea.