Algae blooms are not unique to Florida. While nutrient pollution potentiates blooms in all 50 states[i] and in countries around the world, one could argue that, at some point, differences in degree become differences in kind. Florida – a difference in kind? There are some unique circumstances in Florida that may support that argument. Lake … More Algae blooms in Florida are a manifestation of a much larger problem.
I am convinced that one of the limiting factors of the human species is our inability to understand cataclysmic events that are occurring because they develop at a rate that is outside our ability to emotionally comprehend. And, as humans, if something can’t be understood at an emotional level, then it is unlikely to receive … More Obliviousness to global catastrophes- if we can’t feel it, it simply doesn’t exist.