Algae

Florida Declares State Of Emergency After A ‘Red Tide’ Kills Thousands Of Sea Life

12:45 PM 08/16/2018<p>Republican Florida Gov. Rick Scott declared a state of emergency over seven counties Monday after an explosive growth of toxic …

Conservative View

Florida's red tide crisis is colliding with 2018 elections

Florida's southwest coast has been ravaged by two unprecedented algae outbreaks that are killing wildlife, making people sick and crushing the …

Politics

Researchers look into Lake Superior algae bloom

DULUTH, Minn. — Scientists are investigating an unprecedented algae bloom in Lake Superior and have sent samples for lab testing to determine if it …

Lake Superior

How US Sugar Subsidies Bring a Red Tide of Algae to Florida's Shores

<i>ABC News</i> reports that “Toxic red tide blooms are creeping up Florida's west coast, killing marine life and irritating humans.” The red (or maroonish) …

Conservative View

Algae in the water spurs warning at Point Pelee

Parks Canada is advising people to stay out of the lake on the west beaches of Point Pelee because of the potential health risk posed by bacteria in …

National Parks

Blue-green algae in two northern lakes

The Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks has advised Public Health Sudbury & Districts that results from samples taken August 13, …

Public Health

OHA: Safe to swim again in Willamette River

PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) -<p>The Oregon Health Authority announced the Willamette river is safe again for swimmers.<p>Last weekend, a health warning was issued …

Oregon

Toxic algae oozes into spotlight of Florida’s Senate race

<b>(AP/Paul Sancya)</b><p>Toxic algae have oozed out of lakes and into Florida’s upcoming Senate election<p>Nathanael Johnson<p>August 16, 2018 11:57am (UTC)<p>This post originally appeared on Grist<p>Slimeballs could determine who wins a race for the U.S. Senate. And in this case, slimeballs isn’t another word for …

Florida

Florida algae crisis: Is it safe to visit? Here's what you need to know

FORT MYERS, Fla. – Florida is living through an unprecedented environmental crisis that’s devastating tourism, recreation and wildlife along the state's southwest coast.<p>Two kinds of toxic algae are blooming, one in freshwater, one in salt, creating a red tide along the Gulf of Mexico and blanketing …

Florida

Devastating 'red tide' plagues Florida's Gulf Coast

A toxic algae bloom has overrun Florida's southern Gulf Coast this summer, devastating sea life and driving people from the water.

Gulf Coast

Red Tides Can Be Dangerous For Humans, Too

Ride tide has been worsening off Florida's west coast, leading to thousands of dead wildlife. Humans can also suffer mild health effects.<p>The algae …

Florida

Some clouds are formed when a virus makes algae shed their shells

The clouds over your head may have started around a seed made of a seashell. Microscopic algae called phytoplankton can affect the amount of clouds …

Marine Biology

After condemning U.S. Sugar's influence, Ron DeSantis to visit toxic green algae | Naked Politics

Congressman Ron DeSantis is scheduled for a quick visit to southwest Florida on Wednesday, adding himself to the long list of state and federal …

Florida

The toxic red tide that’s decimating Florida’s marine life

An unusual number of dead animals have been washing up on Florida’s shores this summer. The cause of these terrible scenes: A toxic algal bloom known as red tide. Things are so serious that Florida Governor Rick Scott issued an executive order last month to combat the algae, urging local agencies …

Florida

Sargassum Blooms: Too Much of a Good Thing? | Blog | Nature | PBS

Pelagic sargassum on the East Coast of Barbados – credit H. Oxenford<p><b>If you hit the beach recently in the Caribbean or Gulf of Mexico, you may have</b> …

North Atlantic

Hawaii Enlists Urchins to Help Corals Resist Algae Invasion

Environment<p>In Kāne'ohe Bay, invasive algae was smothering coral reefs. But scientists have found a clever new way to clean them up.<p>In the 1970s, a researcher at the Hawai’i Institute of Marine Biology plopped some new, non-Hawaiian species of algae into the waters of Kāne’ohe Bay, on Oahu. He …

Great Barrier Reef

Revealed - The toxic algae in Merseyside that can harm humans and KILL dogs

Members of the public are being urged to watch out for a toxic algae that can not only cause harm to humans but kill dogs.<p>Blue green algae, is a a …

Manchester

Why have these rivers, ponds and canals in Greater Manchester turned green?

Why have rivers, ponds and canals in Greater Manchester turned green?<p>Scores of people have asked that very question after spotting unusually-coloured …

Manchester

Potentially harmful blue-green algae reported in Helena reservoirs, officials say

State officials have been tracking a number of reports of potentially harmful algal blooms on the Helena-area reservoirs recently.<p>Algae are native to …

Montana

Environmental Catastrophe Could Decide FL Senate Race

Florida's Senate race, where incumbent Democrat Bill Nelson has been steadily losing ground to Republican Rick Scott, could decide which party …

Senate Race

Algae blooms cause major problems in Florida

Florida

Audubon Scientists and Experts Available for Interviews on Red Tide & Algae Bloom Impacts to Florida Coasts

<b>MEDIA ADVISORY</b><br>For Immediate Release <b><br>Contact:</b> Sean Cooley, Communications Manager, (850) 999-1030, scooley@audubon.org <b><br>Twitter:</b> @AudubonFL <br>MIAMI (August …

Florida

Toxic algae a threat to Sweden's water supply

High levels of toxic blue-green algae, which has thrived in this summer’s extreme hot weather, is making it more difficult to secure clean drinking …

Water

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Marine Biology

How climate change is making ‘red tide’ algal blooms even worse

Red tide is killing Florida’s southwest coast. Fish, manatees, sea turtles — some of them endangered — and nine dolphins have washed up dead on the beaches, and all of them are confirmed or suspected to have been poisoned by the algal bloom. The body of a young whale shark was found on a beach in …

Climate Change

6 of the Most Beautiful Glowing Beaches Around the World

If you need a reminder that nature is awesome, here are six beaches around the world that naturally glow. Time to add these to your travel bucket …

Advice

The Latest: State of emergency as Florida battles algae

LONGBOAT KEY, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on Red Ride 5:15 p.m.<p>Gov. Rick Scott is declaring a state of emergency across parts of Florida that have been overrun by a toxic algae bloom that is killing fish and emptying beaches and restaurants.<p>Scott is ordering $100,000 for additional scientists to help …

Florida

Researchers Use Technology and Nature to Save Hawaii’s Coral Reefs From Invasive Algae

Researchers at the University of Hawaii at Manoa and the state of Hawaii's Division of Aquatic Resources (DAR) have developed an innovative method of …

Coral Reefs

Algae and Coral Have Been BFFs Since the Dinosaur Age

Coral isn’t really a plant, an animal or a mineral. Instead, it’s more of a complex relationship between all three. Researchers believed that the …

Marine Biology

Why Do So Many Diners Look Like Train Cars?

<b>C Stuart Hardwick:</b><p>Not with any rocket that has ever thus far carried a person into orbit from Earth, no. Large rockets are complex, their launch …

Food & Dining