New research finds that human pollution influences the severity of red tides more directly than scientists previously understood. The connection sheds light on the need for better water-quality monitoring statewide — and ultimately, to reduce the nutrient pollution flowing into Florida’s waterways.
Reptile breeders, exhibitors and shop owners said the proposals threaten the nature of their business, including public education about species. A vote is expected in December.
Scientists are testing wastewater samples for the presence of the coronavirus, potentially helping to identify hotspots on campus — even among asymptomatic people — and preventing outbreaks.