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2007-12-05 15:00:17

By Patrick Donohue, Destin Log, Fla. Dec. 5--What some call the worst outbreak of red tide near Destin in more than a decade may be on the way out. Water samples taken by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission last week, revealed that the highest concentration of K.

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2006-10-16 15:30:00

A new observation and modeling program focused on the southern Gulf of Maine and adjacent New England shelf waters could aid policymakers in deciding whether or not to re-open, develop, and manage offshore shellfish beds.

2006-08-24 07:42:38

The worst red tide in perhaps a decade has shut down shellfish beds all along Puget Sound and prompted serious public health worries, state officials said Wednesday.

2006-05-03 07:34:48

The red tide, which shut down much of the Maine coast to shellfish harvesting last year, is back. Red tide has now shut down harvesting in an area near Harpswell from Dickson Point to West Cundy Point. Shellfishermen say they hope the shutdown doesn't spread like it did last year.

2006-03-24 06:47:25

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - A lethal algal bloom dubbed "Red Tide" by scientists caused a mysterious mass die-off of sea turtles on the Pacific shores of El Salvador, a U.S. conservation group said on Friday.

2006-02-20 08:10:00

A parasite carried in cat droppings may be killing otters off the California coast, researchers said on Saturday.

2006-02-18 18:09:18

By Maggie Fox, Health and Science Correspondent ST. LOUIS (Reuters) - A parasite carried in cat droppings may be killing otters off the California coast, researchers said on Saturday.

2006-02-18 18:05:00

A parasite carried in cat droppings may be killing otters off the California coast, researchers said on Saturday.

2005-09-28 07:14:33

While Hurricane Rita struck days ago and hundreds of miles away, the storm is still creating problems on the southern tip of Texas.

2005-07-15 09:34:44

The red tide that shut down shellfish beds from Maine to Buzzards Bay is fading, but scientists are worried that the toxic tide could return to coastal waters as soon as this fall.


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ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.