Battleground Everglades - Algae Explosion - Trailer
In the summer of 2016, portions of Florida's East and West coasts were blanketed with toxic, foul-smelling blue-green algae. National news media reported the extensive economic and environmental damage. Residents worried about reports linking toxic algae with potential damage to human organs and neurological systems. Delicate estuaries lost invaluable oyster beds, sea grasses and more.