Category Archive for 'Florida Red Tide News'

$90 Million for Florida Red Tide Research!

Thursday, February 22nd, 2007

Three southwest Florida congressional representatives, U.S. Reps. Vern Buchanan, R-Longboat Key; Kathy Castor, D-Tampa; and Connie Mack, R-Fort Myers, are listening to the public outcry for help. They’ve been hearing all the people who have been speaking up, Like us, Red Tide Alert, Bob Rigby, Venice High School, the city of Venice, The Lee […]

Evidence - Red Tide is on the Rise

Saturday, January 13th, 2007

For some reason our state government and a handful of scientific and pseudo-scientific organizations they sponsor namely, FWRI, Mote Marine, S.T.A.R.T. and the Red Tide Alliance have all been telling blatant mistruths about red tide. Today I will present evidence directly discounting one of their “errors”. We will call them errors instead of […]

Red Tide - Pollution Evidence

Saturday, January 13th, 2007

Mote Marine Read this:
I know your keen on trying to say the science says there’s no link between red tide and pollution. But the public is catching on. Just in case this is an honest mistake on your part, Here’s some evidence of the links between red tide and pollution:
“Nutrient limits in Japan’s […]

Red Tide Paralyzes Pelicans

Friday, December 29th, 2006

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida has reported they are getting several pelicans a day who have been paralyzed by red tide. They are so parlayzed they can’t stand, swallow or even blink. Several have died from this of course. Of the pelicans Conservancy officials treat, about 80-percent survive - but only with weeks […]

More Evidence of the Pollution - Red Tide Link

Sunday, December 24th, 2006

To most of us the link between the increase in intensity, frequency and size of the red tide blooms here in Florida and fertilizer run off is obvious. After Red Tide is an algae, algae is a plant and fertilizer makes plants grow. However our state government and the research groups it sponsors (like […]

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