Seeds. Outbreak

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Scientists: New England Summer Will Have “Moderate” Red Tide

Scientists are predicting a “moderate” bloom of the toxic red tide in New England this summer, and say the same factors that held it in check last year could suppress it again. The naturally-occurring algae produces a toxin that shellfish absorb, making them unsafe for people to eat, though it’s not a danger to the animal.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–04/09/2011

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