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Browsing the "Algae Bloom" Tag

Summer fertilizer ban seeks to protect Florida waterways

Pinellas, Hillsborough, Manatee, Sarasota and Polk counties are among the 90 communities banning summer fertilizer application. [...]

June 6, 2019 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

Record new funding for Estuary and Everglades Restoration

Florida strains to get out from under itself but as long as it accepts business as usual and fails to do something to offset climate warming? [...]

May 10, 2019 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Sewer crisis in the state of Florida

Experts say the sewage has fed the blue-green algae blooms wreaking havoc on Florida estuaries and exacerbated red tide in the Gulf of Mexico. [...]

April 17, 2019 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, News, Slide

FL Rep. Rooney takes on the sugar industry

He says sugar farmers are in large part responsible for the blooms and believes he has the answer to solve the water crisis. [...]

March 18, 2019 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

What causes algal blooms, and how we can stop them

The phenomena of “algae blooms”, when the population of algae in a river rapidly grows and dies, can be devastating to local wildlife, ecosystems and people. [...]

January 29, 2019 News, RECENT, Slide

Opinion: Brevard Indian River Lagoon cleanup plan misguided

The top priority should be addressing the top inputs of nutrients into the IRL: septic and sewage. [...]

September 14, 2018 Conservation, RECENT, Slide

Critical Indian River Lagoon facing dark time – again

The seagrass beds of the lagoon which were once meadows now are disconnected small pads of grass hard to pinpoint and thinning every day. [...]

March 14, 2018 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Slide

EAA reservoir plan presented to Florida senators

This massively important legislation will most certainly determine the future of the quality of life and the quality of the fishing in the Sunshine State. [...]

January 25, 2018 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

News: Opposition to south-of-the-lake water plan heats up

Gov. Scott’s proposed state 2017-18 budget comes with a “FAQ” summary that rejects funding for water-storage areas in the Everglades Agricultural Area. [...]

February 6, 2017 Conservation, RECENT, Slide

Buy the land south of Lake Okeechobee — don’t buy the excuses

Independent scientists, including leaders at the University of Florida's Water Institute, agree more land is needed to curtail pollution of the estuaries. [...]

January 18, 2017 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, News, Slide