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Florida red tide update:Toxic organisms span 130-mile stretch; 12 dolphins killed

Red tide, caused by massive blooms of the toxic organism Karenia brevis, continues to plague a 130-mile stretch of coastline in Southwest Florida.  The outbreaks have caused respiratory and other health problems in humans. It has also caused the massive kill off of marine wildlife. Over 100 tons of dead animals have washed on up beaches in the last few months, including 12 dolphins in the span of just one week.   Read more...

 

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