As Florida Bay wilted over the summer during a deepening drought, scientists arrived to find miles of dead seagrass smelling like rotten eggs in a cloud of yellow sulfide. They suspect hot, salty water from adjacent mud banks slid into the bay and created a lid that trapped sulfide in the muddy bottom and kept oxygen out.
Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
Yellow fog spreads across Florida Bay
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
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King Tide brings residential flooding to sections of Fort Lauderdale
Timelapse shows Hurricane Irma making its way through Miami Beach
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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