Blue-Green Algae

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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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CROW receives two dozen birds over a two-week period

The Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife (CROW) received more than two dozen bird patients in the span of two weeks. Many of these...
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Cape Coral plans to install 10 bubble curtains to fight blue-green algae in canals

A water crisis took over Cape Coral canals in 2018, spawning blue-green algae. Since then, Cape Coral has tested bubble curtains. Now, it is ready to...
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What lies beneath? Study aims to learn what’s in Lake O’s sediment

A study is underway to find out what's below the surface of Lake Okeechobee. Think of our water quality and the lake as a puzzle....
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Volunteers needed in the research of algal bloom impacts on humans

There's a coast-to-coast effort to understand algal blooms better, and that work just got another boost. From the air we breathe to the water we...
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Helping improve water quality for Florida and across the country

A water warrior in Charlotte County is helping improve water quality for the state and across the country. Florida's waterways haven't simply been the backdrop...
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Algae thickens in Cape Coral canals, neighbors frustrated

Big mats of green gunky algae sit atop the water in some SE Cape Coral canals, and it's really starting to bother neighbors who...
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Algae found floating in Cape Coral canals

Green chunks are floating in Cape Coral canals and a water expert is describing them as nutrient-rich waters. A WINK News viewer took pictures of...
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A reservoir the size of Naples is coming to Hendry County to help Florida’s...

What used to be a citrus grove will one day be a massive reservoir. The goal is to keep water cleaner and with less blue-green...
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Stormwater runoff focus of Blue-Green Algae Task Force meeting

When it comes to water quality, the focus is typically on Lake Okeechobee releases, septic tanks, and fertilizer use. However, as the state's Blue-Green Algae...

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