Human activity has been directly linked to red tide in Southwest Florida thanks to new study

Red Tide — Courtesy: Shutterstock — Alfred Rowan According to a new study, human activity and red tide have now been linked. Researchers linked blooms in Charlotte Harbor and its surrounding coastal areas to nitrogen flowing from Lake Okeechobee, the Caloosahatchee River, and areas upstream of the lake. Outbreaks of red tide are caused by

South American “River Monster” found along Caloosahatchee River

Courtesy: Smithsonian’s National Zoo & Conservation Biology Institute Florida has dinosaur-like gators, invasive lizards, record-breaking Burmese Pythons, and just about anything else you can think of in its diverse ecological system. As if that weren’t enough to cause residents and tourists to worry when visiting their favorite state parks and attractions, there’s one more creature

Red Tide continues to irritate Southwest Florida Beaches

Red Tide algae bloom in the ocean – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Alfred Rowan It’s back and smellier than ever. Dead fish are washing up along southwest Florida beaches bringing up major concerns for scientists, residents, and tourists along the Gulf Coast waters. As defined by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Red Tide