Angry that red tide is giving her bronchitis-like symptoms and literally stinking up her life, Ellen Ostroth decided to do something about it.
ENGLEWOOD — Sadly, dead fish and other marine life continue to wash up along the Gulf shores of local barrier islands due to the toxic red tide algae.
Project Give, the new nonprofit clothing store benefiting youth programs, has partnered with Serve Florida to help people who may have been affected financially by red tide.
ENGLEWOOD — Conditions may fluctuate day to day, if not hour by hour, but Englewood, like the rest of Southwest Florida, has yet to escape the toxic red tide algae since it flared up in June.
Conditions are looking good for a bad thing: the continuing red tide, an oceanographer for the state Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission told county commissioners at their meeting Tuesday.
ENGLEWOOD — As a wildlife photographer, witnessing the ongoing impact of red tide on fish, sea turtles, dolphins and manatees deeply impacts Julie Doyle.
How bad has the red tide outbreak been? Bad enough that increased state funding for it became Venice’s No. 1 legislative priority this year after not being on last year’s list.
SARASOTA — With beachfront businesses from Collier to Pinellas counties reporting losses due to the red tide, the U.S. Small Business Administration is offering assistance.
Birds, fish, dolphins, manatees, beachgoers and fishermen are returning to the Venice South Jetty and North Jetty areas as waters continue to clear with the help of offshore winds.
Mote Marine Laboratory and Florida International University are teaming up to improve treatment of manatees affected by the toxic red tide algae.
Vacationers from Middleburg and Jacksonville pitched in to help save a manatee in distress in Venice on Sunday, and now have a story they’ll never forget.
Tropical Storm Gordon swept farther west in the Gulf than anticipated over the weekend, sparing both Charlotte and Sarasota counties of any significant impacts.
Venice’s Vice Mayor Bob Daniels called a press conference Tuesday morning at the Venice Municipal Pier to announce he will seek a city law banning use of fertilizers.
In the end of the week report on red tide, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission also reported an outbreak of Trichodesmium, sometimes called brown tide, in the water off the coast of Manatee County.