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News Release 18-078

NSF, NIEHS award $30 million for new research on links among oceans, lakes and human health

Awards focus on marine and Great Lakes pathogens, such as toxins in harmful algae blooms

A red tide, or harmful algae bloom, is tainting Gulf of Mexico waters off Southwest Florida.

A red tide, or harmful algae bloom, is tainting Gulf of Mexico waters off Southwest Florida.

Credit: NOAA


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Dead fish line southwest Florida beaches, the result of red tide.

Dead fish line southwest Florida beaches, the result of red tide.

Credit: NOAA


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The microscopic plankton Karenia brevis is responsible for the Florida harmful algae bloom.

The microscopic plankton Karenia brevis is responsible for the Florida harmful algae bloom.

Credit: USFWS


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A 2011 freshwater harmful algae bloom turned Lake Erie a bright blue-green.

A 2011 freshwater harmful algae bloom turned Lake Erie a bright blue-green.

Credit: NASA


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In 2015, one of the largest harmful algae blooms on record fouled waters along the West Coast.

In 2015, one of the largest harmful algae blooms on record fouled waters along the West Coast.

Credit: NOAA


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A past red tide off La Jolla, California. As in Florida, ocean waters were stained crimson.

A past red tide off La Jolla, California. As in Florida, ocean waters were stained crimson.

Credit: Wikimedia


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