Fly Life Magazine

Browsing the "red tide" Tag

Florida, they’re killing it, one flush at a time

Florida's water management, over the decades, has produced a principality of arrogance, stupidity, and a system serving only the sugar industry and agricultural needs. [...]

June 28, 2018 RECENT, Slide

So this is Red Tide: an essay by Jerry Kustich

The way I see it, the St Lucie River, the Caloosahatchee River and the Everglades are all burning, we just can’t see the flames. [...]

April 12, 2018 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Conservation: When the levee breaks, sugar

An ill-conceived plan by man to redirect Nature’s intended path for water drainage has imperiled the health and welfare of millions of acres of precious wetlands. [...]

February 16, 2016 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide, Uncategorized

Editorial: Make fixing the Everglades a priority

The reopening of the flood gates around Lake Okeechobee last week underlined the perilous state of South Florida’s vulnerable water system. [...]

February 11, 2016 Conservation, RECENT, Slide

News: Gulf Red Tide remains persistent economic threat

Known as "red tide," this particular strain called Karenia brevis is present nearly every year off Florida, but large blooms can be particularly devastating. [...]

September 24, 2014 News, RECENT, Slide

News: An unwelcome guest visits again; Karenia brevis

Satellite images from the Optical Oceanography Laboratory showed a patchy bloom at least 20 miles offshore in northwest and southwest Florida. [...]

August 26, 2014 News, RECENT, Slide

Environment: Red tide persists along SW coast of Florida

A bloom of Karenia brevis, the Florida red tide organism, persists in some parts of southwest Florida. [...]

March 12, 2013 News, RECENT, Spot