Hundreds of thousands of pounds of dead fish washed ashore on Sarasota and Manatee counties beaches in 2017 and 2018. While red tide had its impact on the area, scientists at Roskamp Institute were studying the effects on humans.
Florida will put millions of dollars toward restoring waterways and tackling red tide, an announcement that came on World Oceans Day Wednesday.
The Florida Department of Health is warning people to stay away from a recreational spot in Polk County this holiday weekend.
The red tide bloom last summer killed hundreds of tons of fish a few months after 200 million gallons of waste water was spilled from Piney Point into Tampa Bay.
Southwest Florida has suffered devastating red tides in recent years, but because the blooms hit at different times and locations along the coast, it’s difficult to compare the severity year after year.
Polk County has issued a health alert due to blue-green algae in a Lakeland waterway, prompting concerns from residents over what caused the bloom in a place and during a time of year not known for that type of algae.
ZooTampa has released a manatee back into the Gulf of Mexico after treating the sea cow for red tide toxicity for two months.
Hillsborough County leaders are cracking down on nutrient pollution leaking into Tampa Bay. Next year, fertilizer use will be regulated in the county during the rainy season.
Even though the toxic algae blooms have dissipated and a typical red tide season is from October to December, USF researchers say there’s still a chance for them to return over the next few months.
For the past eight months, Riverview High School students have taken on the big responsibility of measuring, weighing and preparing snook to be released.
At the Florida Red Tide Mitigation and Technology Development Facility at the Mote Aquaculture Research Park, the OZONIX Mobile Water Treatment Unit is being put to the test. The system processes up to 4,000 gallons of water per minute, removing red tide while allowing other marine life to thrive.
Researchers are concerned about the potential impact red tide will have on dolphin calves after 18 babies were recently born, which is just shy of the record of 21 calves born in 2019.
FWC researchers say they've documented around 150 sea turtles that have been killed by red tide so far this year. Wildlife volunteers say they've started to see dead juvenile sea turtles washing ashore.
This summer's massive red tide bloom has many homeowners thinking about the size of their environmental footprint, especially when it comes to lawn fertilizers that feed algae blooms.
Stormwater being stored at the Piney Point phosphate plant stopped being discharged Friday after not meeting the Department of Environmental Protection’s water quality criteria.
The bipartisan Manatee Protection Act would officially upgrade the west Indian manatee from "threatened" to "endangered" under the Endangered Species Act.
Dr. Tracy Fanara stopped at Shark Con in Tampa to talk about a weather event responsible for shark bite anomalies that might be linked to red tide.
Environmental officials around Tampa Bay are hopeful the worst of red tide is coming to an end as tests show low concentrations in the bay and along Pinellas County's coast.
Sarasota County officials are warning beachgoers to stay out of the water at several beaches as no-swim advisories have been put in place.
With more than 840 manatee deaths reported in the state this year, members of the FWC expressed a need for patience after receiving an outline of efforts to combat a significant decline in water quality, particularly along the state’s East Coast.