Blue-Green Algae

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Collier County holds open meeting to discuss red tide, blue-green algae

What are our state and local governments doing to protect us from harmful algal blooms? After the red tide and blue-green algae crisis of 2018,...
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University researchers across Florida work to figure out how algal blooms affect our health

Imagine driving and seeing a sign advertising a public health study on algae. Researchers want to check how the air from the algae outbreaks...
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Blue-green algae starting to appear at Franklin Lock

Are we starting to see the beginnings of blue-green algae again? We took a sample of water from the Caloosahatchee River near the W.P. Franklin...
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FGCU researchers install filtration devices to collect air particles from harmful algal blooms

We may not have blue-green algae around now, but we should be ready if it comes back. That's why FGCU researchers are testing toxin levels...
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Lawmakers analyze Florida septic tanks to prevent nutrient pollution

Taking care of our water means thinking of everything that affects its quality. Right now, state lawmakers are taking a closer look at septic...
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Study analyzes the impact blue-green algae in SWFL has on your body

Researchers will soon know the impact toxic blue-green algae blooms have on you, coming a year and a half after the algae took over...
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SFWMD to increase its monitoring of our water quality in 2020

None of us like the idea of having green gunk in our backyards. Right now, plans are underway for the South Florida Water Management...

Blue-green algae: What you need to know

If you lived in or visited Southwest Florida in 2018, you may be familiar with the term “blue-green algae.” Those who experienced the blue-green algae...
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Caloosahatchee sample tests positive for blue-green algae

Is blue-green algae really back? On Wednesday, we showed you photos of the Caloosahatchee that appeared to contain the green, gunky substance. So we set out...
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Small business owners reflect on 2018 water quality crisis, see some hope for the...

On a breezy day in Sanibel, snowbirds flock to the beaches to relax, catch some fish and find shells. But during the summer, when...

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