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The Yucatán Peninsula hosts worldwide-known tourism destinations that concentrate most of the Mexico tourism activity. In this region, tourism has exponentially increased over the last years, including wildlife oriented tourism. Rapid tourism development, involving the consequent construction of...

Author(s)
Aguilar-Maldonado, J. A.; Santamaría-del-Ángel, E.; González-Silvera, A.; Cervantes-Rosas, O. D.; Sebastiá-Frasquet, M. T.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Sustainability, 2018, 10, 6, pp 1894
Abstract

The worldwide increase in recreational activities and marine tourism is reason for concern due to its impact on reef environments. In order to assess the effect of tourism on the reef area in Maracajaú (Northeast Brazil), a study was conducted based on the presence of different seaweed species. A...

Author(s)
Silva, I. B.; Fujii, M. T.; Marinho-Soriano, E.
Publisher
Sociedade Brasileira de Farmacognosia, Joao Pessoa, Brazil
Citation
Revista Brasileira de Farmacognosia, 2012, 22, 4, pp 889-893
Abstract

Over the past two decades there has been a re-emergence of regular harmful algal blooms in Lake Erie due to increasing phosphorus loading, mainly from non-point agricultural sources. The Canadian and United States governments have jointly agreed to reduce phosphorus loadings to the lake in order to ...

Author(s)
Smith, R. B.; Bass, B.; Sawyer, D.; Depew, D.; Watson, S. B.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Harmful Algae, 2019, 87, pp 101624
Abstract

Red tide, an impermanent natural phenomenon including harmful algal blooms, causes changing the color of the sea generally to red or almost brown, and has a serious impact on environment along the coast and aquatic ecosystem. Due to recent extensive steady harmful algal blooms events that cause...

Author(s)
Zohdi, E.; Abbaspour, M.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
International Journal of Environmental Science and Technology, 2019, 16, 3, pp 1789-1806
Abstract

Maputaland is a natural environment situated along the northeast coast of South Africa. Within this area a small section of about 8000 ha was studied with respect to the quality of water from incoming rainfall, the groundwater, the streams and lakes to the outflow through the small Mgobezeleni...

Author(s)
Bate, G.; Mkhwanazi, M.; Simonis, J.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Transactions of the Royal Society of South Africa, 2018, 73, 3, pp 243-253
Abstract

Ecosystem service flows may change or disappear temporarily or permanently as a result of environmental changes or ecological disturbances. In coastal areas, ecological disturbances caused by toxin-producing harmful algae blooms can impact flows of ecosystem services, particularly provisioning...

Author(s)
Alvarez, S.; Lupi, F.; Solís, D.; Thomas, M.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Water, 2019, 11, 6, pp 1250
Abstract

Identifying early signs of anthropogenic disturbances in protected areas is critical for determining overuse, safeguarding natural beauty, protecting biodiversity, and sustaining resource use and economy. Assessing disturbances to aquatic systems of such areas is challenging due to the low-dose,...

Author(s)
Wang LiZhu; Pan YangDong; Cao Yong; Li Bo; Wang QuanXi; Wang BeiXin; Pang WanTing; Zhang Jie; Zhu ZhongFu; Deng GuiPing
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Ecological Indicators, 2018, 91, pp 287-298
Abstract

Marine ecological change is likely to have serious potential economic consequences for coastal economies all over the world. This article reviews the current literature on the economic impacts of marine ecological change, as well as a number of recent contributions to this literature carried out...

Author(s)
Groeneveld, R. A.; Bartelings, H.; Börger, T.; Bosello, F.; Buisman, E.; Delpiazzo, E.; Eboli, F.; Fernandes, J. A.; Hamon, K. G.; Hattam, C.; Loureiro, M.; Nunes, P. A. L. D.; Piwowarczyk, J.; Schasfoort, F. E.; Simons, S. L.; Walker, A. N.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 2018, 201, pp 152-163
Abstract

The five most commonly recognized Harmful Algal Bloom-related illnesses are ciguatera poisoning, paralytic shellfish poisoning, neurotoxic shellfish poisoning (NSP), amnesic shellfish poisoning, and diarrhetic shellfish poisoning. Although these exposures result from exposure to different toxins or ...

Author(s)
Grattan, L. M.; Holobaugh, S.; Morris, J. G., Jr.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Harmful Algae, 2016, 57, Part B, pp 2-8
Abstract

Coral reefs are ecologically and economically important, contributing to both fishing and ecotourism economies around the world. Tourism and recreational activities have increased in coastal areas and so has the use of sunscreen. Sunscreen reduces human exposure to harmful UV rays, but washes off...

Author(s)
McCoshum, S. M.; Schlarb, A. M.; Baum, K. A.
Publisher
Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands
Citation
Hydrobiologia, 2016, 776, pp 139-146

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