These 21 Mississippi Beaches Have Just Been Put On Advisory Due To Toxic Algae Blooms

We’re in the throes of summer. However, our beaches aren’t being invaded by swarms of residents and tourists looking to cool off. Instead, the beaches are being invaded by toxic algae blooms. The problem has gotten so bad that 21 beaches along the Gulf Coast had to be closed. Read on to learn about which beaches have been affected and the cause of the invasive algae.

Want to stay on top of the beach closings? Click here for a map of current closures.

Algae blooms aren’t the only thing to look out for this summer. Read about another concern here.