Environment | Algae bloom off Florida coast has many more-than-human causes
by Julie Borg
Posted 11/09/18, 09:26 am
This month marks a full year that the noxious red tide, a harmful algae bloom that can kill fish and cause respiratory irritation in humans, has plagued the Florida coast. These algae blooms are nothing new for Florida, but the long duration of this one has some environmentalists pinning the blame on global warming and other human activities.