“…“The water looks like orange-brownish tea with a little coffee mixed in,” said Chew, a member and volunteer at the Marine Discovery Center. “It’s disgusting.” Sure enough, the story headline in a Florida Today newspaper in Brevard County made Chew’s hunch official, announcing: “Green Algae Joins Brown Tide in the Indian River Lagoon.” And according to the story published on February 23, the algae that killed 47,000 acres of seagrass in the lagoon back in 2011, has returned. …”

Read the story by Lisa D. Mickey HERE