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National Problem of Algae Bloom 2016-10-26

Toxic algae blooms do not only concern South Florida; they are a global problem. The U.S. Geological Survey shows toxic algae blooms are implicated in human and animal illness and death in at least 43 states. Nutrients from fertilizers and septic tanks and a warming climate fuel their development. WMFE National Algae Distribution Map [NOAA Operational Conditions Reports]

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