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"Woodstock" was returned to the wild on Tuesday, Jan. 7th 2014.  (Source: CBS4)

Manatees May Soon Lose Endangered Status

As they do whenever they visit Florida, Greg Groff and his young daughter stopped by the manatee pool at Miami Seaquarium, where the speed bump-shaped marine mammals placidly swim in circles.

08/29/2014

Source: CBS4

Meteorologists Watching Low That May Become Next Tropical System

An area of disturbed weather in the Atlantic Ocean has meteorologists keeping track of what may be the next named tropical system.

08/21/2014

"Pine Tyme," a subadult loggerhead sea turtle fitted with a satellite tracking transmitter, crawls into the Atlantic Ocean Friday, Aug. 15, 2014, after being released on a Florida Keys beach in Marathon, Fla. Rehabilitated at the Keys-based Turtle Hospital, the 80-pound female turtle is the 11th and final turtle being tracked online during the Tour de Turtles, a three-month-long "race" organized by the Sea Turtle Conservancy. (Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau)

Sea Turtle Released With Satellite Transmitter For Tour De Turtles

A loggerhead sea turtle, rehabilitated at the Florida Keys-based Turtle Hospital after being struck by a boat, was fitted with a satellite tracking transmitter and released from a Florida Keys beach Friday afternoon.

08/15/2014

July 10, 2014: A Saharan Air Layer (Source: National Weather Service Miami)

Saharan Dust Headed For South Florida Friday

Tired of the rainy season yet? After a deluge of rainfall Wednesday and Thursday, Friday may hold drier conditions.

07/10/2014

(Source: NOAA)

NOAA Predicts Near-Normal To Less Active Hurricane Season

The 2014 Hurricane season is looking to be less active in the Atlantic , according to a new report.

05/22/2014

Source: Thinkstock

Parasailing Industry May See New Guidelines

The parasailing industry in Florida could be subject to safety guidelines under a bill passed by the Florida Legislature Thursday.

05/01/2014

Red warning flags are flying along South Florida's shoreline to warn beachgoers about the high-risk of rip currents. (CBS4)

High Risk Of Rip Currents Saturday

The first official day of winter is here, but with South Florida’s warm temperatures saying otherwise, weather experts are warning beach-goers of dangerous rip currents.

12/21/2013

(Source: CBS4)

State Officials: Swimmers Beware Of Rip Currents

South Florida is one of those places where ocean-swimming is still a pastime in the month of November. But, Florida’s emergency managers are warning swimmers of a high risk of rip currents through Tuesday.

11/23/2013

U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Miami (Source: Coast Guard)

Two Rescued From Sinking Boat Off Miami

A life jacket and inflatable seat cushion likely saved the lives of two people stranded off Miami in the Atlantic Ocean Sunday.

10/27/2013

Thursday night the environmental group Oceana held a forum on something called seismic airguns at the University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science.  October 3, 2013 (Source: CBS4)

Debate Begins Over Seismic Airguns

The debate over drilling off Florida’s coastline is starting up again. This time the oil industry is lobbying to test to see just what exists beneath the Atlantic Ocean floor. It’s pretty remarkable technology, but experts believe it could be quite damaging as well.

CBS4–10/03/2013

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