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Ocean conditions contributed to unprecedented 2015 toxic algal bloom

(University of Washington) A new study is the first publication to connect the unprecedented West Coast toxic algal bloom of 2015 to the unusually warm ocean conditions -- nicknamed 'the blob' -- earlier that year.
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