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    Algal Blooms Can be Deadly to Your Dogs

    Algal Blooms Can be Deadly to Your Dogs

    As harmful algal blooms become more widespread, it’s important to understand the dangerous impacts these toxic organisms can have on people, planet and even your pets. Algal blooms often resemble foamy mats, floating on the water. They can look like pea soup or spilled paint, often green, or blue-green in color. Without analyzing the water […]

    Solutions for the Toxic Algae Crisis in Florida and Beyond

    Solutions for the Toxic Algae Crisis in Florida and Beyond

    By Karen Chapman For a month now, South Florida Atlantic beaches have been blanketed by a sickly green, toxic algae sludge that has kept tourists away and businesses reeling. Florida has a bigger headache this summer than most states, but algae blooms are hardly unique. Last week, more than 100 people were sickened by toxic […]

    Solving Lake Erie’s Toxic Algae Bloom Crisis

    Solving Lake Erie’s Toxic Algae Bloom Crisis

    By Codi Kozacek A year after the most intense bloom of toxic algae on record engulfed Lake Erie, the lake is set to get a reprieve this summer. Federal forecasters at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration predict this year’s bloom will register a 5.5 in severity, about half the level recorded last year and […]