The cause of these bad scenes: A toxic algal bloom known as red tide.
Several news outlets reported that a dead manatee was also recovered off the Florida coast, and at least one biologist found evidence the red tide may have killed a whale shark. Currents may push the blooms to shore and chemical conditions on the shoreline can help the algae sustain itself. The toxin affects marine life and causes respiratory irritation in humans and animals. Red tides, on the other hand, produce toxins that can harm or kill sea life.
As part of the directive, the conservation commission will assist local efforts to save animals affected by red tide. Fanara said there was an 18-month bloom that spanned the state from 2004-2006. Bill Nelson, a Democrat who is being challenged by Scott in the November election, said Thursday that he has asked the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to determine the potential health impacts of exposure to algae that has spread in waterways along both coasts.
Income was disguised to help Paul Manafort, tax preparer says
When prosecutor Greg Andres read off some of the companies to Manafort's bookkeeper, she said Manafort never told her about them. When prosecutors asked if information of potential foreign accounts would be important to know, Laporta said that it would.
Meghan joins best man Harry at his close friend's wedding
Born Rachel Meghan Markle on August 4, 1981 in Los Angeles, Saturday marks the Duchess of Sussex's first-ever birthday as a royal. Meghan styled up her pleated colour-block dress with a Kayu bag, a Philip Treacy hat, Aquazzura shoes, bracelet by Saud Leane.
Likely Pixel 3 announcement date revealed
This autumn is shaping up to offer customers a great choice of top smartphones and Google wants to get in on the action. This particular ad is for the Pixel 3 and is looking for Canadian influencers to switch to the Pixel 3 upon release.
MoviePass Slashes Offering to Three Films a Month
MoviePass Chief Executive Mitch Lowe told The Wall Street Journal that the change will take effect beginning August 15. Just last week, the company announced that it would be upping the price of its subscription to $14.95 a month.
County Preparing for Hurricane Hector
At 2 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018, the center of Hurricane Hector was located near latitude 14.5 North, longitude 138.6 West. The Kilauea volcano has sent lava and molten rock into neighborhoods in Hawaii's Big Island for three months.
USA prepares to reinstate Iran sanctions
The controversial move was preceded by a deadly crush of Hajj pilgrims in September 2015, which killed more than 460 Iranians. China's refusal to comply with USA sanctions, likewise, is a sign that Iran won't be totally cutoff from world markets.