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'Green News Report' - August 13, 2015

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 08.13.2015 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: For the first time in history, more than half of US Forest Service budg...

A View From a Drone: Massive Tunicate Stranding on Sanibel

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 01.02.2015 | Green
Georgianne Nienaber

Two days after Halloween, puzzled, disappointed tourists trolled the beached of Sanibel Island amidst piles of dead tunicates and pen shells accompanied by a smell that matched the volume of dead and dying sea life.

Red Tide Off Florida Coast Smothering Everything In Its Path

AP | By JASON DEAREN | Posted 11.17.2014 | Green

CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — It's like Florida's version of The Blob. Slow moving glops of toxic algae in the northeast Gulf of Mexico are killing sea tu...

Massive Red Tide Forms Off Florida Coast

The Huffington Post | Katherine Boehrer | Posted 08.13.2014 | Green

A huge stretch of ocean near Florida has been taken over by Karenia brevis, a microscopic algae that can kill fish and marine mammals, contaminate sea...

Horrible News For Our Favorite Animals

Sun Sentinel | KEN KAYE | Posted 05.29.2013 | Miami

Manatee deaths in Florida appear to be on a record pace and could reduce the gentle sea creatures' overall population to dangerous levels, according t...

Red Tide Algae Kills Record Number Of Manatees

Reuters | Posted 05.12.2013 | Green

MIAMI, March 11 (Reuters) - A red tide algae bloom has killed a record 174 manatees so far this year off Florida's southwest Gulf Coast, authorities...

Mystery Of Mass Squid 'Suicides' Possibly Solved

Posted 12.15.2012 | Green

By: Tia Ghose, LiveScience Staff Writer Thousands of jumbo squid have beached themselves on central California shores this week, committing mass ...

Crimson Tide Closes Beaches

Posted 11.27.2012 | Green

A rare red algae bloom off the coast of eastern Australia forced the closure of popular beaches near Sydney on Tuesday. The thick bloom was cause...

Yangtze River Turns Red - Biblical Curse or Industrial Pollution?

Rama Hoetzlein | Posted 11.12.2012 | World
Rama Hoetzlein

Is it possible earthquakes turned the river red? Could it be algae bloom (red tide)? Or perhaps industrial pollution?

PHOTOS: Manatee And Sea Turtles Rescued From Red Tide Posioning

Posted 03.27.2012 | Miami

Two kayakers in Bonita Springs came across what they thought was a dead manatee Tuesday night. But as they approached the belly-up creature, they real...

World's Last Surviving Flock Of Whooping Cranes Threatened

AP | RAMIT PLUSHNICK-MASTI | Posted 03.10.2012 | Green

FULTON, Texas — Raising its slim, white neck out of the waters of the Gulf of Mexico, one of the world's last surviving whooping cranes hungrily...

Eerie Red Tide In Texas Prompts Oyster Harvesting Ban

AP | By LINDA STEWART BALL and DIANA HEIDGERD | Posted 12.26.2011 | Green

DALLAS -- An eerie algae bloom that has painted chunks of Texas' coast a reddish brown – and even a yellow-green in some places – has forc...

Louisiana's Oyster and Shrimp Supplies Will Remain Tight

Susan Buchanan | Posted 12.19.2011 | Green
Susan Buchanan

Lately, Louisiana residents have worried that their lunchtime oyster and shrimp poboys are torpedoing the weekly budget. After a series of calamities in recent years, Louisiana shellfish is expensive and won't become cheaper anytime soon.

WATCH: Glow-In-The-Dark Blue Waves On San Diego Beaches

The Huffington Post | Dean Praetorius | Posted 12.01.2011 | Green

Who knew red tide caused blue waves? San Diego's beaches are captivating many with an eerie nighttime phenomenon. It seems that "red tide" is causi...

Lynne Peeples

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

Not a Post Apocalyptic Wrap- Up

Will Durst | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Will Durst

When the Administration says they want to work with Boehner and McConnell, they do. The way a five-year-old with a magnifying glass wants to work with ants. Same goes for Republicans.

ALERT: Red Tide Found In New York Harbor

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — The Coast Guard says a nearly 10-mile-long ribbon of red tide has been spotted in New York Harbor. The agency says the outbreak of p...

Stopping the Red Green Slime Monster

Carl Pope | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Carl Pope

As the K. brevis mats bloom and spread, they emit a potent neurotoxin that kills fish and marine mammals. The agribusiness industry and other polluters fought hard to prevent any action against its spread in Florida.

Strange Connections: Midwest Farms and Floods Killing Gulf Fish?

Bill Chameides | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Bill Chameides

Ever hear of a "dead zone"? I don't mean the book by Stephen King. I'm referring a typically large swath of ocean that is so depleted of oxygen that most aquatic life caught in one either suffocate or escape the region.