Interview: Raising awareness about global toxic algae bloom

A new docuseries that raises awareness of the global toxic algae bloom issue, which is caused by excess phosphorus in water, has been developed. To learn more Digital Journal spoke with the team behind the series.

A new docuseries highlights both the global toxic algae bloom issue and the impact of this issue on all 50 U.S. states. The effect is to taint drinking water and kill wildlife. The series was created by The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation and National Geographic photographer Andy Mann.

The docuseries explores the crisis, but also highlights the people who are working diligently to find a solution. The series has been posted onto YouTube and includes "Water Positive: Reflections on the Algal Bloom Crisis"; "Water Positive: The Story of Lake Erie"; and "Water Positive: The Story of the Long Island Sound".