Climate and algal blooms

Living on Earth: It only takes a slight temperature uptick to make our oceans more hospitable to algae. Along with excess fertilizer run-off, that's leading to increasingly toxic algal blooms that can sicken people who eat the affected shellfish. Ashley Ahearn from the public radio collaborative EarthFix reports. Transcript CURWOOD: It's Living on Earth, I'm Steve Curwood. As the planet's oceans warm, coastal regions are seeing more and more blooms of algae, often exacerbated by fertilizer and manure that runs......

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