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Put a stop to red tides - The Galveston County Daily News : Letters To Editor

February 1, 2015

Put a stop to red tides

Posted: Friday, March 7, 2014 12:00 am

The times and the tides are changing. I’ve grown up on the waters of Galveston. Now that I’ve shipped off to university in Ohio as an environmental studies major, I’m starting to see the true impact of what I’ve witnessed firsthand here for many years.

The red tides that we’ve seen on Galveston’s shores pose a much bigger danger than human health alone. I scoured your archives for references to hypoxia, algae blooms — anything to point to the direction of the real problem occurring here: nutrient overload in our waters.

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