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Zika Virus : Mosquitoes in the News

zika virus mosquitoes : The Tiger mosquito (Aedes aegypti) is the primary vector of the Zika Virus. Photo Muhammad Mahdi Karim

I bet you have heard the news that there is a new mosquito borne illness in the Caribbean and encroaching into North America. Just when we thought we understood a bit about Dengue and Chikungunya, the Zika virus has arrived. These …

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Florida Bay in Dire Need of Freshwater

Florida Bay die off: A fish kill in Florida Bay includes dead toadfish, mullet, pinfish and redfish. Photo by Pete Frezza with Florida Keys Audubon

Dying and dead floating seagrass and fish kills from low dissolved oxygen in Florida Bay are a main topic of conversation in the Florida Keys. According to the Everglades Foundation, lack of freshwater flow has killed 50,000 acres of sea …

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Green Cruising

Environment: Green Cruising: 400 Watts from the sun

Topics like sustainable resources and waste disposal are all over the media, the public shows concern and agrees that something should be done in order to save the planet. For many, environmental woes remain somewhat theoretical, distant, brushed aside by …

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