Algae, seaweed discolor Florida waters and beaches

phys.org | 7/10/2018 | Staff
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Tourism, fishing and public health are being threatened by several contaminants discoloring stretches of beaches at the southern end of the Florida peninsula.

Blue-green algae that covers much of Lake Okeechobee has been growing in canals connecting the freshwater lake to sensitive estuaries on the state's east and west coasts. Residents and business owners fear the thick, toxic slime could strand their boats in marinas during peak tourism months.

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