News tagged with blooms

Jellyfish blooms pulse cyclically through time

A surge in jellyfish blooms over the past decade has spawned similar blooms of public fascination with these sea drifters and their apparent saturation of our oceans. Images of fish nets and nuclear-plant ...

Feb 19, 2013
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NOAA adds red tide alerts to Beach Hazards Statements

NOAA has added a new service to alert the public when red tides threaten human health at Tampa Bay area beaches. The new alert is timely since many of southwest Florida's beaches are experiencing or are under threat of red ...

Feb 04, 2013
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Algae turns Australian oceans milky pink

A huge red algal bloom along vast stretches of southeastern Australia's coastline Thursday resulted in beaches being closed and turned swathes of usually pristine ocean milky pink.

Nov 29, 2012
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