CBS4 Miami won an Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University award. The South Florida TV station was honored for its documentary, “The Everglades: Where Politics, Money and Race Collide.” Frontline PBS won Gold Baton.
The city of Key West will consider banning the sale of certain sunscreens that contain chemicals experts say are dangerous to the coral reef. But the industry is fighting back, saying the science the anti-sunscreen people are using is weak.
Thousands of gallons of sewage spilled into Biscayne Bay on Wednesday after a construction contractor broke a 16-inch sewage line in Miami, fouling water between the Venetian and Julia Tuttle causeways.
A three-judge panel for the Nuclear Regulatory Commission heard arguments over extending the operating life of Turkey Point’s nearly 50-year-old nuclear reactors on Tuesday, the first bid in the U.S. to keep its aging nuclear fleet running.
Governor-elect Ron DeSantis stopped short of demanding resignations from the South Florida Water Management District governing board over a contentious lease deal with sugar farmers, saying instead he plans to wait for a recommendation from his transition team.
Miami Beach’s Art Basel is the year’s premiere art event, and artists aren’t afraid of tackling tough social problems like climate change. But this year’s best climate-themed work comes from the locals.
The Florida Everglades brush fire in Broward County that started Friday has now consumed 2,300 acres, according to the Florida Forest Service. The fire is moving north to northwest north of Interstate 75 on Alligator Alley.
Gov. Rick Scott and the Florida Cabinet voted to approve Florida Power & Light’s tear-down and rebuild of a Broward County plant in Dania Beach near Port Everglades, with 11 feet of elevation for sea level rise.
South Florida Democrat Ted Deutch introduces a bipartisan carbon tax bill to reduce carbon emissions after the Trump administration released a damaging climate change report last week, the first bill in years sponsored by Republicans and Democrats that would tax carbon.
A new study by the U.S. Geological Survey determined just how much saltwater is needed for freshwater algae in Lake Okeechobee to begin releasing toxins as they travel to the coast, which could help water managers avoid fouling shores.
A decomposing sperm whale that washed ashore in Indonesia contained hundreds of plastic items, including cups, bags and flip-flops. The nation was ranked as the world’s second-biggest producer of plastic waste in 2015.
A new government report from scientists looks at how climate change disrupting life in the U.S. and especially Florida — with more hurricanes, sea level rise, wildfires, heat waves and other disasters.
The University of Miami has raised objections to moving the Ultra electronic dance music festival to Virginia Key, where research tanks are, citing potential damage to fish. Turns out ocean noise pollution is on the rise.
Sibling manatees, whose mother was killed by a boat propeller in 2016, were returned home to the Florida Keys on November 15, 2018. They spent the past two years rehabilitating at the Miami Seaquarium and the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium in Ohio.