Red Tide

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DeSantis dismisses calls for a red tide state of emergency

Gov. Ron DeSantis toured the Tampa Bay region by boat Wednesday and pledged continued support for ongoing efforts to combat a red tide algae...
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New experiment could improve red tide situation near Tampa Bay

Red tide is seeming to stick around in Tampa Bay area and some is making its way down to Southwest Florida. Luckily, help could...

Health department says red tide in Gulf near Boca Grande

Florida Department of Health in Lee County (DOH-Lee) issued an advisory for a red tide bloom near Boca Grande Friday. According to DOH-Lee, some people...
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Expert says no way to predict movement of red tide in Tampa Bay

A red tide bloom is causing devastation in the Tampa Bay area. More than 1 million pounds of dead sea life have been collected. Some...

Red tide health alert issued for Lover’s Key State Park

The Florida Department of Health in Lee County (DOH-Lee) has issued a public notice of a red tide bloom near Lover’s Key State Park. Some...
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Army Corps of Engineers on effectiveness of Lake Okeechobee releases

Trying to keep Southwest Florida waterways clear of algal blooms makes it tricky to manage the release of water from Lake Okeechobee. On Friday,...

Amid red tide outbreak, Florida beckons visitors to beaches

Plumes of toxic oceanic bacteria flourishing among algal blooms known as red tide continued to move up the western Florida coast, strewing thousands of...
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Engineers meeting to discuss Lake O discharges as algae toxins build

The Army Corps of Engineers is meeting at 11:30 a.m. Friday to discuss how many new discharges of water will be released from Lake...
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FGCU’s newest research project: Monitoring red tide while helping marine life

Researchers at Florida Gulf Coast University are monitoring red tide while helping marine life. To think outside the box, sometimes you have to go in...
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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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