The researchers hope that growing specific viruses at scale and releasing them into affected areas will give us a new tool in treating algae blooms.
The task force will be discussing progress toward reducing the adverse impacts of blue-green algae blooms now and over the next five years.
Legislation seeks to limit the amount of waste that leaks into our waterways.
The findings are important for future studies of this kind. This way, scientists can see if management efforts, like banning straws, are working.
Red tide blooms in the Gulf of Mexico can be expected in the fall almost every year and 2019 is no exception.
Managing our environment in a way that is harmonious with the state’s more than 21 million people can be challenging.
Meanwhile, residents advocate for Santa Fe bill of rights and scientists find worrisome trends in the St. Johns River.
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.
Washed Up Oil From Deepwater Horizon Could Take More Than 30 Years to Biodegrade, FSU Researchers Say
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.