The Indian River Lagoon in Peril
Unprecedented algae blooms.
Thousands of acres of precious sea grass lost.
Record numbers of manatee and dolphin deaths due to mysterious illnesses.
The Indian River Lagoon is facing a crisis decades in the making. …
(Cormorant photo credit: News-Journal/DAVID MASSEY A group of cormorants floats near a spoil island, home for a diverse collection of sea birds at the Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge in Merritt Island, Wednesday, October 23, 2013.
Dolphin photo credit: News-Journal/JIM TILLER ‘Lagoon’ dolphins frolic, hunt for fish, or just play together in Mosquito Lagoon Tuesday, December 10, 2013.)