Toxic Algae Contaminate Two of the Three U.S. Coasts

Environment News Service: A record-breaking algal bloom continues to spread across the North Pacific from as far north as the Aleutian Islands to as far south as southern California. At the same time, this year's Gulf of Mexico dead zone -- an area of low to no oxygen that can kill fish and marine life -- is above average in size and larger than forecast by government scientists in June. Coinciding with above average sea surface temperatures across the North Pacific and West Coast of North America, that bloom is laced......

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