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Algal Bloom

Why toxic algae blooms like Florida's are so dangerous to people and wildlife

The Conversation US | Posted 07.20.2016 | Green
The Conversation US

By Ernst B. Peebles, University of South Florida Reported cases of algal blooms, when algae grow rapidly from an influx of nutrients in waterways, ha...

Toxic Algal Blooms Aren't Just Florida's Problem. And They're On The Rise.

The Huffington Post | Joseph Erbentraut | Posted 07.07.2016 | Green

By now you may have seen the pictures coming out of many of South Florida’s coastal communities: Many miles of smelly, “guacamole-thick” algal b...

Don't Panic! It's Just A Blood-Red Lake.

The Huffington Post | Katie Sola | Posted 07.21.2015 | World

Tuz Golu, a salt lake in Aksaray, Turkey, looks like the devil's swimming pool now that a massive algae bloom has turned it a bizarre shade of pink. B...

Lynne Peeples

Blooming Health Hazard: New Shellfish Poison Found In U.S. Waters

HuffingtonPost.com | Lynne Peeples | Posted 10.14.2011 | Green

The bright red skull-and-crossbones signs are hard to miss and increasingly common on Pacific Northwest beaches. A whole new fleet just popped up alon...