Too much nitrogen and phosphorus in our waterways can lead to harmful algal blooms, like the blue-green algae blooms we observe in Lake Okeechobee.
The tarballs contain substances that are harmful to the environment and to humans. Understanding the fate of buried oil is critical.
Researchers say the increase is likely due to antibiotics entering marine environments.
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The meeting will begin at 8 a.m. on October 7 and will be streamed live online.
The group was tasked with assessing the current state of the science and prioritizing research needs.
Over the last decade, roughly 1.6 million gallons of wastewater have been released into our state’s waterways.
Open-ocean aquaculture is an emerging approach to fish farming, and one that has the potential to be developed off Florida.
Excess nitrogen from sources like improperly treated sewage and fertilizers may also be to blame.
The meeting will take place at the University of Florida and be streamed live on The Florida Channel.