Red tide’s impact goes beyond SWFL beaches

Red Tide is an ongoing problem Southwest Florida is experiencing and struggling with in the wake of Hurricane Ian. While Red Tide does bring a lousy stench and dead fish along, the problem is bigger than merely that. Captain Ozzie Fischer is a second-generation boat captain and has been showing people the way of the […]

Large seaweed blob floating toward Florida coast

A large seaweed blob known as “sargassum” is floating toward Florida. Southwest Florida has seen it happen nearly every year for the past decade, but this year it’s enormous. Scientists said the blob seen from satellite images is enough to fill 3,000 Olympic-sized pools. As of Monday evening, the sargassum is in the Caribbean Sea […]