It’s a little harder to fathom the impacts this record-setting, ongoing drought has had on Texas’ coastal marine environment than it is to see how it has affected terrestrial life. But be assured, the bays have their own equivalent of all those dead and dying trees and the drought-displaced wildlife so obvious on the Texas landscape.
One of those currently is playing out along the coast through an outbreak of red tide. ….For more than two weeks, such algae blooms have been occurring along the Texas coast, from Galveston to South Padre Island. The result has been scattered fish kills. (Full story here)
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