A disturbing menace is invading southwest Florida - and it's killing kills sea turtles, sharks and fish while threatening the region's economy. The "red tide" is caused by a bloom of toxic algae called
Every summer it seems like news about a surge of poisonous red tides gets worse and worse. But in a ray of hope, Stanford researchers say they are wrapping up a successful test of toxic algae-detecting
Life for a manatee is tough. Sure, it may look like a lot of grazing and lazy swimming at first glance, but these docile creatures have to contend with boats, tourist harassment, and habitat destruction.