VENICE BEACH - The scent of dead fish has been rising along the Intracoastal Waterway and area beaches as red tide has started choking Venice-area beaches.
ENGLEWOOD — Under a grey overcast sky and with a light, but steady, breeze from the east, Manasota Key’s public beaches enjoyed Monday morning free of the telltale signs of the toxic red tide algae.
ENGLEWOOD — Emerging technologies may help people, especially those with respiratory conditions, decide whether it’s safe to head to the beaches while red tide is in the area.
Red tide is once again blooming off the Southwest Florida coast. This current bloom first surfaced in Collier County a few weeks ago, and since then has expanded along the coast.
BOCA GRANDE — Medium and low concentrations of Karenia brevis, the red tide organism, have been found in water samples off Charlotte County.
NORTH PORT — Terry Root, a co-awardee of the Nobel Peace Prize with Vice President Al Gore, said she thinks humans have a moral obligation to not cause suffering of other species.
SARASOTA — Following the success of Charlotte County’s water summit last month, Sarasota County commissioners will consider, during its meeting Wednesday, hosting a similar event.