A review of proposed cuts in a Trump budget found that the state could lose about $600 million it’s received over the last five years to monitor coastal waters, clean up pollution and track Everglades restoration.
Tens of thousands of sea turtles nest on Florida’s coasts every year, but two interns with the University of Central Florida’s turtle research lab found a rare two-headed loggerhead sea turtle hatchling during a nest inventory Tuesday morning.
Miami-Dade County found arsenic contamination at Devon Aire Park in 2014, which is used by a nearby school. Miami-Dade school officials and residents are asking why they weren’t notified until this summer.
Following news that a massive ocean sewer pipe could have been leaking for a year, drifters used in the BP oil spill to track the path of the pollution were deployed to track currents that may have carried the treated sewage.
A study of a Bahamas marine reserve protected from overfishing still shows a sharp decline in the population — particularly of young conch vital to the future. A team of scientists is trying to figure out why.
Monroe County Sheriff’s Office arrested Miami-Dade residents Julo Turino Borroto and Jesus Molinet-Salinas Saturday on five misdeanor counts of lobster possession and hunting. They got caught with 44 speared spiny lobsters, some quite tiny.