More Acidic Seawater Now Dissolving Bit Of Florida Keys ReefIncreasingly acidic seawater due to global warming is eating away the limestone framework of coral reefs in the upper Florida Keys, according to a new study.
Coastal Cities Prepare For Rising Sea LevelsThere are grave new warnings about climate change and how quickly sea levels are rising around the globe.
Gov. Scott Approves FPL Request To Pump Aquifer Water Into Turkey Point Cooling CanalsFlorida Power & Light’s request to utilize an additional 14 million gallons per day of non-potable water for use in its Turkey Point Nuclear Plant’s cooling canal system has been granted.
Environmental Groups To Sue FPL Over Reported Turkey Point LeakOn the heels of a Miami-Dade County report that found Florida Power and Light’s Turkey Point Nuclear power plant has been leaking dangerous wastewater into Biscayne Bay, environmental activist groups announced Tuesday plans to file a federal lawsuit against FPL.
Feds Probe Florida Handling Of Pesticide CaseFederal investigators are trying to find out if Florida failed to investigate whether farmworkers sickened in a crop-dusting accident were advised not to report it to authorities.
Study: FPL Nuclear Plant Canals Leaking Into Biscayne BayA new study found high levels of a radioactive isotope in Biscayne Bay, confirming suspicions Turkey Point's aging canals are leaking into the national park.
Nesting Sea Turtles Face New HazardNesting sea turtles are facing a new 21st century hazard - someone snapping a flash photo with a cell phone.
2,000-Year-Old Florida Tree To Be Scaled For Archive SampleA nonprofit organization that finds and archives samples of the world's largest and oldest trees plans to scale a 2,000-year old tree in Florida.
Locals Urge Leaders To Pen Agreement At Climate Summit In ParisAs world leaders gather in Paris for the United Nations Climate Summit, South Floridians are putting on the pressure for them to find a solution to climate change.
EPA Intends Tougher Downwind Air-Pollution Rule In 23 statesThe Environmental Protection Agency plans to crack down on smokestack emissions that pollute the air in nearly two dozen states.
Baby Rhino Joins Herd At Tampa Busch GardensA month-old southern white rhinoceros and her mother have been successfully introduced to the rest of the herd, said employees at Busch Gardens Tampa.
New Alligator Alley Fence Meant To Curb Panther DeathsFences will go up in parts of Alligator Alley as part of an effort to curb panther deaths in Florida.