Residents in Manatee County’s Whitfield/Bayshore Gardens neighborhood woke up to thousands of dead fish and a dead shark in their backyards along Bowlees Creek after red tide carnage flowed into waterway from Sarasota Bay.
The city of Miami Beach will likely have to tear down three pieces of the newly constructed seawall on Indian Creek Drive, a keystone to its sea level rise plan, after it was built without proper permits.
The longtime Floridian and former fishing guide has seen red tides spread across the Gulf many times over the years, but this year’s bloom is among the worst his community has seen, piling up nearly 310 tons of dead marine life on Sanibel beaches alone.
Florida water managers and environmental regulators say Miami-Dade County’s plan to extend the Dolphin Expressway through wetlands crosses projects intended to restore water flow to the Everglades and lacks details on sensitive land and flood control.
Montgomery Botanical Center in Miami has the country’s biggest collection of palm trees and cycads. After Hurricane Irma, the garden’s director wondered what it would look like with a century of sea level rise.
Since October, the largest red tide in over a decade has spread along the coast of Southwest Florida, depositing piles of dead marine life on beaches and threatening a way of life and the economy of that coast.
Hundreds of people gathered on Coquina Beach on Anna Maria Island Sunday morning as part of the statewide “Hands Along the Water” event. The peaceful demonstration was designed to bring awareness to the devastating red tide ravaging Florida’s beaches.
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jeff Greene says Biscayne Bay is a bathroom, but the footage he uses in a new attack ad is from Russia and Asia. Philip Levine, who is running against Greene in the primary, is expected to challenge the commercial
We demonize sharks for thrills in Hollywood movies like new “The Meg” and classic “Jaws.” But some shark species are being fished to extinction for the fins, a delicacy in China. Your fin soup is their demise.
Capt. Chad Huff found an 80- to 100-pound tarpon floating dead last week near Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge in Sanibel, where some of the worst fish kills have occurred since a red tide appeared off Southwest Florida in October.
Three Miami-Dade projects aiming to make the region more resilient to climate change got a brainstorming boost in a three-day workshop by Columbia University’s Center for Resilient Cities and Landscape’s Resiliency Accelerator.