Disasters

New Loans Help Businesses Affected By Red Tide

If you own a small business in Manatee or Sarasota County and have been impacted by red tide, you are eligible to apply until Friday, Oct. 12.

08/16/2018 By Staff

Environment

New Mote Study Tests Possibility of Mitigating Red Tide

Researchers are launching a new study to test whether filter-feeding animals and seaweeds can mitigate the effects of Florida red tide.

06/26/2018 By Staff

Environment

Fertilizer Restrictions Now in Effect

Sarasota County restrictions on the use of nitrogen and phosphorus fertilizers on lawns went into effect last week.

06/07/2018 By Staff

Federal Funding

Congress Passes Buchanan Red Tide Bill

The legislation includes $8 million for NOAA algae research.

03/23/2018 By Staff

Environment

Mote Marine Launches New Red Tide Reporting App

Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium recently released a new free app that encourages users to report instances of red tide.

06/06/2017 By staff

Gulf Watch

Expert Says No Cure for Red Tide

Mote researcher say they're focusing on alleviating its effects.

03/15/2017 By Pam Daniel

Research

Mote Scientist Awarded Grant to Study Harmful Algal Blooms

Harmful algal blooms include the toxin-producing algae Karenia brevis, which causes red tide.

11/16/2016 By staff

Tourism

USF Research Suggests Low Chance of Red Tide This Year

Conditions suggest that we should not expect red tide outbreaks along Florida's west coast this year, according to new research.

08/10/2016 Research by staff