North Miami Algae Blooms Part of a ‘Vicious Cycle': Scientists

North Miami Algae Blooms Part of a 'Vicious Cycle': Scientists

Local and state agencies are testing the water in a North Miami Beach canal after a recent algae bloom. Longtime North Miami Beach resident, Silvia Vanni, used to record videos of sharks and stingrays roaming the water behind her home on the Sans Sousi Canals that pour into Biscayne Bay.


Scientists: Lack Of Oxygen Levels Lead To Massive Fish Kill In Biscayne Bay

Scientists: Lack Of Oxygen Levels Lead To Massive Fish Kill In Biscayne Bay

MIAMI (CBSMiami) - Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission scientists have concluded that low dissolved oxygen levels were spurred by high temperatures and heavy rainfall which are common during the summer months.


Algae linked to fish kill seeps into Biscayne Bay, decreasing oxygen levels, experts say

Algae linked to fish kill seeps into Biscayne Bay, decreasing oxygen levels, experts say

NORTH MIAMI, FLA. (WSVN) - The green algae that was covering parts of Biscayne Bay earlier this week has now seeped into the water, creating a bigger problem than before, according to the local nonprofit Miami Waterkeeper. 7SkyForce on Friday captured massive amounts of the algae initially seen floating in the bay.


Here's What's Going on With the Ongoing Fish Kill in Biscayne Bay

Here's What's Going on With the Ongoing Fish Kill in Biscayne Bay

It has been almost two weeks since dead fish started floating to the surface of Biscayne Bay. Since August 10, scientists and environmentalists have been trying to figure out why animals in the bay are dying, while making Hail Mary efforts to save those that are trying to survive.


Miami Waterkeeper: North Miami algae bloom related to Biscayne Bay fish kill

Miami Waterkeeper: North Miami algae bloom related to Biscayne Bay fish kill

NORTH MIAMI, FLA. (WSVN) - An algae bloom in North Miami is directly correlated to the fish kill that left thousands of dead fish floating in Biscayne Bay, according to the Miami Waterkeeper. David Pobiak, who has lived on the bay for 18 years, said he's never seen anything like Friday's bloom before, and it ruined his family's outdoor activities.


Emergency measures to prevent fish kill conditions announced

Emergency measures to prevent fish kill conditions announced

Miami Mayor Francis Suarez on Tuesday announced emergency measures to improve long-term water quality in Biscayne Bay, eight days after a massive fish kill in the northern section of the Bay that may represent the area going over the "tipping point" and turning into a dead zone.


City leaders speak on illegal use of fertilizer, water being safe for humans after fish kill in Biscayne Bay

City leaders speak on illegal use of fertilizer, water being safe for humans after fish kill in Biscayne Bay

MIAMI (WSVN) - After thousands of fish turned up dead in Biscayne Bay, saving sea life has become a top priority for local leaders. Several videos and pictures made rounds on social media, which captured thousands of dead sea life floating near shores and laying on the sand.


FWC Concludes Low Dissolved Oxygen Levels In Biscayne Bay Led To Massive Fish Kill

FWC Concludes Low Dissolved Oxygen Levels In Biscayne Bay Led To Massive Fish Kill

MIAMI (CBSMiami) - As aerators pump much-needed oxygen into Biscayne Bay, we're learning the cause of the massive fish kill. Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission scientists concluded that low dissolved oxygen levels were spurred by high temperatures and heavy rainfall which are common during the summer months.


Solving Biscayne Bay crisis requires addressing canal’s water quality

Solving Biscayne Bay crisis requires addressing canal's water quality

MIAMI - As marine life was struggling in Biscayne Bay, residents along the Little River canal and local environmentalists worried about the piles of garbage floating over water that is destined to flow to the bay. Rachel Silverstein, the director of Miami Waterkeeper, an environmental organization responding to the emergency, asked Miami Mayor Francis Suarez for help with the use of pumps.


City Of Miami Tackles Fish Die-Off In Struggling Biscayne Bay

City Of Miami Tackles Fish Die-Off In Struggling Biscayne Bay

August 16, 2020 The shocking environmental collapse of marine life in Biscayne Bay has galvanized local environmentalists and the City of Miami into emergency actions to deliver life-sustaining oxygen to marine animals, remove dead fish from the water and step up efforts to reduce pollution to the bay from lawns, septic tanks and sewers.


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