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algae blooms

Algae bloom in Lake Okeechobee

Florida and South Korea sign an agreement to share research on algae blooms

Florida and South Korea’s National Institute of Environmental Research have reached an agreement aimed at trying to curb algae blooms.
Florida springs

Environmental groups ask the feds to set Florida water quality standards for algae bloom toxins

A coalition asked the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to set water-quality standards for toxins from algae blooms in Florida.

FWC says there’s a decrease in ‘spinning’ fish and sawfish deaths in Florida

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission officials hope it could be a sign “we're on the tail end of this event.”
manatees

Environmental groups could sue the feds for delays in determining if manatees are reclassified as endangered

In 2022 the groups asked the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to reclassify manatees from a threatened species to an endangered species.

Sustainable Living: Tampa Bay water quality

This week we talked with guests Justin and Maya about the Tampa Bay Water Keepers. Listen to our podcast to learn about our water quality!
Everglades

Bus tour for Everglades awareness: #NowOrNeverglades

A bus tour to draw awareness to the Everglades is in full swing through Florida. The #NowOrNeverglades Bus Tour hit the Tampa Bay area Friday. WMNF spoke by phone with Eric Eikenberg, Chief Executive Officer of the...

Florida This Week looks at sniper attack in Dallas, Gov. Scott’s response to algae blooms

By Rob Lorei On Radioactivity Monday we played last Friday’s episode of Florida This Week, a news and public affairs program from local PBS station WEDU that is also hosted by Rob Lorei. In this...
K. brevis

Florida red tide algae fueled by several nutrient sources: Mote scientist

Florida red tide algae fueled by several nutrient sources: Mote scientist

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