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Understanding Algal Blooms in Florida


Video 1. What are Algae?

Algae Basics

  • ▶ Raven, J.A., & Giordano, M. (2014). Algae. Current Biology, 24(13), PR590-R595.

The Importance of Algae

Types of Algae

Green Algae


Video 2. How Algae Live and Grow

Photosynthesis - Photosynthetic Adaptations


Video 3. What are Algal Blooms?

Algal Blooms

Nutrient Pollution

Weather And Algal Blooms

Climate Change

HABs and Climate Change


Video 4. Impacts and Examples of Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs)

Harmful Algal Blooms

Health Impacts

Economic Impacts

Ecological Impacts

Red Tide

Cyanobacteria HABs


Video 5. What Can We Do About Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs)?

Reduce Nutrient Pollution

Lake Okeechobee and WCA

How to Report Blooms in Florida


Understanding Algal Blooms in Florida Information Flyers


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