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Lionfish (Photo By MARK RALSTON/AFP/GettyImages)

Ban On Importing Lionfish Into Florida Takes Effect

Aquarium shops wanting to get lionfish will have to get it from a diver thanks to a new ban on importing the fish which kicked in Friday.

08/01/2014

(Photo Credit: Turtle Hospital) Sara, an endangered loggerhead sea turtle, recovering at the Turtle Hospital in Marathon after being speared in the head.

Critical Habitat Designated For Loggerhead Turtles

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has designated some parts of Florida as a critical habitat for the highly threatened loggerhead sea turtle.

07/09/2014

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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

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Snook Season Opens For Atlantic & Inland Waters

It’s the season many fishermen love across South Florida. Snook season is back for Florida’s Atlantic coastal and inland waters.

02/01/2014

June 6, 2013:   In this handout infrared satellite image provided by National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) showing the overshooting cloud tops (colored dark orange) associated with the most intense areas of convection, and threat for tornadoes, Tropical Storm Andrea, the first named storm of the 2013 Atlantic hurricane season, intensifies June 6, 2013 in the Gulf of Mexico. The storm is expected to make landfall later today near Steinhatchee, Florida.  (Photo by: NOAA via Getty Images)

NHC To Issue New Potential Storm Surge Flooding Map

The National Hurricane Center and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced Friday plans to issue a new Potential Storm Surge Flooding Map during the 2014 Atlantic hurricane season.

CBS Miami–01/31/2014

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

ATHENS, GA - SEPTEMBER 15: Head coach Carl Pelini of the Florida Atlantic Owls looks on against the Georgia Bulldogs at Sanford Stadium on September 15, 2012 in Athens, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Report: FAU Didn’t Fire Pelini Over Drug Use

The strange tale of the dismissal of Florida Atlantic University head football coach Carl Pelini last month took another turn Tuesday afternoon.

CBS Miami–11/26/2013

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Chantal Gains Little Strength As It Storms Away From Lesser Antilles

Chantal, the third named storm of the 2013 Hurricane Season, has gained a little strength as it moves away from Lesser Antilles into the Eastern Caribbean Sea.

CBS Miami–07/09/2013

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Red Snapper Season Starts Saturday

Boaters fishing in the waters of the Gulf of Mexico this weekend, and for the next 44-days, can hook and bring in red snapper—but there are limits.

05/28/2013

Tropical Depression 7, Friday August 10, 2012 11pm

T.D. Seven Crumbles, Final Advisory Issued

Tropical Depression Seven has fallen apart before reaching the eastern Caribbean.

CBS4–08/11/2012

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