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Florida's toxic red tide is a perfect storm for Gulf Coast

Clip: 09/05/2018 | 7m 47s Video has closed captioning.

In Florida, a toxic algae bloom that began last fall has killed dolphins, sea turtles, manatees, even a whale shark. And the toxins are not only devastating to wildlife, but difficult for humans and the economy as well. William Brangham reports from Sanibel Island on the slow-moving catastrophe.

Aired: 09/05/18

Rating: NR

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