Awash in Algae

Toxic Algae Abounds Despite Prevention Efforts

November 16, 2017

Pungent, toxic algae is spreading across U.S. waterways, even as the government spends vast sums of money to help farmers reduce fertilizer runoff that helps cause it. An AP investigation finds algae has become a serious hazard in all 50 states. (Nov. 16)

Building Boom Threatens Wildlife-Rich FL Lagoon

May 4, 2017

The most biologically diverse waterway in America is seriously ill. Florida’s Indian River Lagoon is repeatedly being choked with oxygen-robbing algae. And its surface is increasingly dotted with dead fish, manatees, birds and other creatures. (May 4)

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