Red tide research not slowing down despite shrinking bloom

People living in Southwest Florida can breathe easier now that red tide has lessened along our coast. Scientists studying the harmful algal bloom explained to WINK News why sampling and studying now is just as important as when we see a severe bloom.

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Experiment wants to fight red tide without chemicals

A lab is conducting studies to make fighting red tide without chemicals a reality in Southwest Florida. At Mote Marine Lab in Sarasota County, the goal is to have an entire arsenal of methods to combat harmful algal blooms, including red tide. This is just one tool to make that happen. The trailer parked at […]

Red tide study comes to Pine Island

Red tide is easing its grip around Southwest Florida. The latest map shows low to medium levels in Pine Island Sound, around Bonita Springs, Naples, and as far south as off the coast of Everglades City. We know that red tide is a nuisance to our senses, from watery eyes to that tickle in your […]