State Of Emergency Declared In Florida As Toxic ‘Red Tide’ Algae Bloom Wreaks Havoc


With its long, white, sandy beaches, Sanibel Island off the coast of south-western Florida is usually a perfect place for families to enjoy these last days of summer.

This year, however, 267 tons of marine life, including thousands of small fish, 72 Goliath groupers, and even a 21-ft whale shark have washed up on the beach since July – thanks to a a disastrous “red tide” of toxic algae….. Keep Reading On The Guardian

A dead Snook is shown along the water’s edge in Bradenton Beach, Fla., Aug. 6, 2018.
Dead fish line the shoreline along the Sanibel causeway after dying in a red tide, Aug. 1, 2018 in Sanibel, Fla.
Red tide conditions remains in much of southwest Florida. (Contributed photo/State of Florida)

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