Donegal coast facing worst case of Red Tide for seven years

first_img Google+ Google+ Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Facebook Twitter RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR WhatsApp Pinterest 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North Facebook 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic Donegal coast facing worst case of Red Tide for seven yearscenter_img Previous articleScrapping of ‘Donegal on Sunday’ and job losses at the Donegal DemocratNext articlePolitical reaction to PSNI Bloody Sunday investigation News Highland Pinterest Newsx Adverts Twitter Concern is being expressed for Donegal’s coastal Marine life due to the emergence of algal bloom which is also referred to as the red tide.Most of the west coast of the country is effected by the naturally occuring bloom but, according to the Marine Institute, the problem is worse off the coast of Donegal.The bloom is toxic to bottom-dwelling marine species and certain species of fish – it can also kill shelfish which is of concern to Donegal’s shelfish farmers.Joe Silke of the Marine Institute says Donegal is seeing the worse case of Algal Bloom for 7 years:[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/joeam.mp3[/podcast] Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th By News Highland – July 6, 2012 Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal WhatsApp Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan firelast_img read more

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