Blue-Green Algae

Health alert issued for blue-green algae in Caloosahatchee River at North Shore Park

The Florida Department of Health in Lee County has issued a health alert for the presence of harmful blue-green algae in the Caloosahatchee River...

Blue-green algae bloom alert from health officials

The Florida Department of Health in Lee County issued a Health Alert due to blue-green algae, according to a report from the Florida Department...
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Activated charcoal used to combat blue-green algae in Cape Coral canal

Cape Coral is attempting to treat the algae in canals with bags of charcoal. The sacks are tied to a rope from one end of...
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Blue-green algae in a Southwest Florida canal

Pictures of blue-green algae get exposed in a Southwest Florida canal. The cyanobacteria, also known as blue-green algae, had lingering effects on the water after...
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Research finds airborne toxins in Southwest Florida

There's new information about airborne toxins in Southwest Florida as research expands. Concerns are growing about the impact on the community and the air...
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Researchers at FGCU, FAU studying effects of blue-green algae in Cape Coral canals

Blue-green algae look gross but it can also be really dangerous if someone comes in contact with it. Researchers at FGCU and Florida Atlantic University...

FAU needs Cape Coral volunteers for study on harmful algal blooms’ impact on health

A Human Health study on the impact of harmful algae blooms is being performed in Cape Coral, and researchers from Florida Atlantic University are...

FDOH-Lee issues blue-green algae alerts for Davis and Alva Boat Ramps

The Florida Department of Health in Lee County has issued two health alerts regarding the presence of blue-green algal toxins in the Caloosahatchee River. The...
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Experts expect climate change to impact algal blooms, but for the better or worse?

While we're not dealing with red tide in Southwest Florida right now, chances are we'll see it again at some point. Some experts expect climate...
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Researchers studying how blue-green algae toxins travel

We know that toxins from blue-green algae can make people sick. And, the smell and sight of blue-green algae is something none of us...

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