A team of researchers from Chicago's Shedd Aquarium set sail from Miami this month on a research effort with the Bahamian government to find better ways to protect and manage the nation's dwindling conchs.
Alecia RichardsFor the Miami Herald
A mission to save the queen conch
Lake Okeechobee levels begin to drop after Hurricane Irma
Rehabilitated Green Sea Turtle released back into Florida waters
Day long rain in Miami Beach submerges part of Collins Avenue
Miami mayor makes case for infrastructure improvements to protect from King Tide flooding
Drone footage shows damaged docks, high water levels on Miami Beach from "King Tide"
King Tide brings residential flooding to sections of Fort Lauderdale
Timelapse shows Hurricane Irma making its way through Miami Beach
Cassini's awe-inspiring images of Saturn and its moons
Sea turtle hatchling makes its way to the ocean following Hurricane Irma
New to Miami and bracing for Irma
Rick Scott says Hurricane Irma is "bigger, stronger and faster" than Andrew