What’s an algae bloom and how did it wind up sliming Florida’s biggest lake?

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miamiherald—Algae is one of the planet's basic building blocks, living and growing in nearly every body of water to feed the cycle of life. Blue-green algae, the stuff now grabbing … Click to Continue

Massive algae bloom seen over Lake Okeechobee. Jeff Greene, candidate for governor of Florida, flies over Lake Okeechobee to inspect the algae bloom on the east shore, July 11, 2018. The algae bloom has residents and government officials concerned after the 2016 algae bloom incident. … Click to Continue