Review the videos and the links Explain what is going on in Florida with the Red Tides. Be sure to include:
- What are the organisms involved? 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 or APA citation. https://www.surfrider.org/coastal-blog/entry/floridas-toxic-algae-crisishttps://www.sciencefriday.com/segments/massive-toxic-algae-bloom-stinks-up-florida-towns/https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2019/11/13/red-tide-florida-toxic-algae-bloom-returns-southwest-beaches/4177117002/