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UF survey to shed light on economic impact of red tide; give your input

A new survey hopes to help us further understand the impact of red tide on the economy in your community. We all remember the unbearable...
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Bottoms up: Could brewing beer help reduce red tide?

Red tide can create large fish kills and did just that along Southwest Florida's shores in 2018. So, to prevent it from happening again,...

UF/IFAS researchers want to hear from marine businesses impacted by red tide

University of Florida researchers want to hear from marine businesses impacted by the 2018 red tide event that occurred between October of 2017 and...
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Research reveals how red tide, blue-green algal blooms could affect your health

The sights and smells of the 2018 red tide and blue-green algae are hard to forget. Two years later, we're getting more answers as...
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Saharan dust may impact SWFL coastal waters

A gigantic dust column from Africa's Sahara Desert has traveled thousands of miles and will eventually settle over the U.S. The dust is so thick...

Saharan dust may help fuel red tide in the Gulf of Mexico, study finds

A large plume of Saharan dust from Africa, over 2,000 miles wide, is surging across the Caribbean Sea. It'll push into the Gulf of...
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Sarasota researchers get $400,000 grant to study red tide health effects

The Gulf of Mexico is quiet Monday when it comes to red tide. As of last week, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission observed...
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FGCU, Mote Marine Lab researchers to study impact of decomposing fish on red tide

While our beaches are clear now, red tide is anything but a distant memory. And if you were in Southwest Florida in 2018, you...
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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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Artificial reefs create new way to protect waterways, fight red tide

LaPlaya on Vanderbilt Beach has a new tool to protect its waterway and help fight red tide. Two artificial reefs were installed Monday. "We fell victim...

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