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Increased red tide at Sarasota beach

Increased red tide at Sarasota beach

Increased red tide levels have been detected at Bird Key Park near the Ringling Causeway, according to the Sarasota County Health Department. Water samples collected Monday showed a marked increase in the micro-algae that causes Florida red tide. Health officials have placed signs in the area advising the public that red tide is present. The […]

November 11, 2012 | Posted in In the news, Major Headlines, News Shorts, Top Box | Read More »

Mote receives $1 million pledge

Mote receives $1 million pledge

Two longtime supporters of Mote Marine Laboratory have pledged $1 million to fund key initiatives over the next four years. They recently donated the first portion of their pledge, which will be used to support a Post-Doctoral Fellowship Program at Mote as well as red-tide related research and outreach efforts. This pledge will help Mote […]

June 3, 2011 | Posted in In the news, Top Box | Read More »

Decade-long red tide study completed

Decade-long red tide study completed

The most cohesive and longest-running scientific study looking at how humans are affected by Florida’s red tide officially wrapped-up March 24 at Mote Marine Laboratory, during a meeting of the 22 investigators from eight organizations who have studied the human health effects of Karenia brevis since 2000. This groundbreaking study led to hundreds of new […]

March 25, 2011 | Posted in Major Headlines | Read More »

Mote gets comical

Mote gets comical

A comic book called “The Mote Mariner VS The Red Tide” is one of the 15 red tide artworks created by Ringling students and on display through Dec. 7 for visitors to Mote Aquarium. The art display is meant to inform the public about Florida red tide and the red tide research done at Mote and elsewhere.

December 3, 2010 | Posted in In the news, Top Box | Read More »