[USA] Spring Hill Central Rotary and Brooksville Rotary started a program at Weeki Wachee to keep an algae called lyngbya under control. The algae has the potential to actually restrict water flow in a spring essentially stifling it. They work with SWFWMD for guidance on which Continue reading Removing Lyngbya from Weeki Wachee
The largest red tide bloom recorded in Florida waters since 2006 is lingering in the Gulf of Mexicoand could move south over the next few days.
Red tide, caused here by Karenia brevis, can cause fish kills, make shellfish unsafe to eat and cause respiratory issues in marine mammals, sea turtles and humans… Continue reading Lurking red tide bloom generates gloomy outlook
Recent local television network reports linking Fort Myers Beach recording its first direct algae bloom in eight years have been called untrue by a local official.
Town Environmental Sciences Coordinator Keith Laakkonen… Continue reading Beach algae bloom report called false
LEE COUNTY, Fla. – This holiday weekend, people celebrating the red, white, and blue may also see some unsightly green and brown at our beaches.
Local environmental experts say… Continue reading Algae continues to plague local beaches
SANIBEL, Fla. – There’s an uninvited guest on Sanibel Island this summer. Blue-green algae has returned after first causing a stink back in 2006… Continue reading Blue-green algae is back on Sanibel
Summer is the prime time for recreation at Ohio State Parks and unfortunately the growth of harmful algal blooms (HABs), toxin-producing bacteria that can cause illness, irritation and sometimes even death in pets, livestock and humans.
Harmful algal blooms are not algae at… Continue reading Officials issue algae warning
FACTORS causing the toxic blue-green algae Lyngbya majuscula to bloom in the Ramsar-listed Roebuck Bay have been investigated by scientists and Broome volunteers. Project leader and UWA hydrogeologist Ryan Vogwill… Continue reading Science and community pinpoint algal bloom causes