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Red tide reported at multiple Lee County beaches

Florida Department of Health in Lee County (DOH-Lee) reported Friday red tide blooms near Tarpon Bay Road Beach, Lighthouse Beach, Lynn Hall Beach Park,...
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Blue-green algae toxins showing up in Caloosahatchee River

New images of the Caloosahatchee River show blue-green algae surrounding the boat basin near the State Road 31 bridge. Streaks of green goo are also...
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Environmental groups ask DeSantis to declare state of emergency over Lake O algal blooms

Some Florida groups concerned about water quality are asking Gov. Ron DeSantis to declare a state of emergency over algal blooms. "Harmful algal blooms are...
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Red tide lingering near Southwest Florida’s coasts

Red tide has been lingering longer than usual at Lee and Collier County beaches.  Those at Bonita Springs Beach Park have been experiencing some of...

Red tide health alert issued for some Lee County beaches

The Florida Department of Health in Lee County (DOH-Lee) is notifying the public of red tide blooms near Lynn Hall Beach Park, Lover’s Key...
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Red tide blamed for bird and fish kills in SWFL

Red tide is killing a number of birds and fish in our area, according to the Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife. It's happening along...
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Expert says red tide caused fish kills in Charlotte Harbor

An expert says red tide is to blame for rotting, dead fish filling a canal in part of Southwest Florida, and a homeowner we...

Researchers study potential effect of red tide on human brains

A study happening in Sarasota aims to understand if toxins in red tide have any effect on the brains and nervous system of humans,...
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More than 10,000 pounds of dead fish picked up from Charlotte County shores

Charlotte County is facing a water crisis as numerous dead fish are washing up on the shores of Charlotte Harbor. Notices warning of red tide...
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Fish farm planned for Gulf is under pressure to show it won’t harm environment

A fish farm is under the microscope due to concerns it could fuel red tide. But the aquaculture industry fish farm is trying to fill...

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