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FGCU researchers study red tide found near Edison Reef off Sanibel

An FGCU research team found red tide near Edison Reef off Sanibel’s coast recently. A sample from researchers gathered from the Gulf showed a low...
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Low levels of red tide starting to appear in Southwest Florida, birds show symptoms

Red tide has not been a concern for Southwest Florida yet this season, according to FWC,  but this is the time of year it...
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SWFL researchers continue work to combat red tide

It's not a matter of if, but when red tide will return to Southwest Florida's coast, and when it does, researchers hope it won't...
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Researchers determine how far blue-green algae toxins could spread through the air

Researchers have confirmed that blue-green algae is airborne. It can spread through the air for miles and last for hours. Algae could also be...

Sanibel asks businesses to take survey on 2018 red tide economic impacts

The City of Sanibel wants businesses in the community to take part in a survey evaluating the 2018 red tide impacts on local economy. According...

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...

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