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Red Tide Rising: Harmful Phytoplankton Blooms

Red Tide Rising: Harmful Phytoplankton Blooms

About a month ago, thousands of abalone and other invertebrates washed up along the Sonoma coast, killed by what people thought was probably a red tide, a.k.a. a harmful algal bloom. An interdisciplinary team of researchers banded together to find out what was going on.

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Toxic Algae on the Loose

Toxic Algae on the Loose

California's commercial shellfish growers say there's something fishy going on.

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