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Fishermen Protest as Deadly Red Tide Blooms in Southern Chile

Thousands of Chilean fishermen blocked roads with barricades in the region of Los Lagos on Monday and Tuesday, saying government efforts to mitigate the economic effects of a harmful algal bloom have been insufficient. For the last four weeks, the southern-central region of Los Lagos has been plagued by what scientists say is the biggest "red tide" in its history. The red tide - an algal bloom that turns the sea water red - is a common, naturally recurring phenomenon in...

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