Review the videos and the links provided : Florida’s Toxic Algae Crisis – Surfri
Review the videos and the links provided :
Florida’s Toxic Algae Crisis – Surfrider Foundation
Massive Toxic Algae Bloom Stinks Up Florida Towns (sciencefriday.com)
Red tide Florida: Toxic algae bloom returns to southwest beaches (usatoday.com)
SL 254/SS479: Nitrogen in the Home Landscape (ufl.edu)
Piney Point Leak Prompts Evacuations And Environmental Concerns : NPR
‘50,000 bags of fertilizer:’ What could Piney Point do to Tampa Bay?
Explain what is going on in Florida with the Red Tides. Be sure to include:
What are the organisms cause red tide? Are the red tides natural or unnatural? Why or why not – support your answer with facts. DO NOT GOOGLE THIS QUESTION AND PASTE INTO YOUR DOCUMENT
What environmental pollutants cause the outbreaks? What are the sources of these pollutants? Include information on how the pollutants relate to the nutrient cycles (chapter 4 of textbook)
How do you think Florida should address this issue? Give examples of how it can be addressed using the 5 stages in addressing environmental problems (page 15-16). Provide specific examples for each step.
What can YOU do immediately to reduce the effects of red tide? Give specific examples.
5 references using MLA
A good answer should be at least 3 page long (double-spaced) AND SHOULD BE IN A WORD DOCUMENT
please follow the planning document that I provided, those are the citations and some information needed, you can add more from the links above and the textbook if necessary.
(Environment: Hassenzahl, David M., Hager, Mary Catherine, Gift, Nancy Y., Berg, Linda R., Raven, Peter H.: 9781119393481) textbook