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Cool Weather Helping Hunters In "Python Challenge"Cold weather may be helping hunters in this year's month long "Python Challenge."
Florida Senator Vows Crack Down On Wildlife SmugglingSenator Bill Nelson (D-FL) met with federal officials at Miami International Airport about the smuggling of wildlife through Florida airports.
Environmentalists Say Scott Budget Doesn't Go Far EnoughGov. Rick Scott is proposing more money for land preservation next year, but environmentalists say the levels fall short of what voters wanted in passing a 2014 constitutional amendment.
US, Cuba To Collaborate Over Environmental ProtectionThe United States and Cuba are set to announce plans to partner over environmental protection, linking together marine sanctuaries in both countries to cooperate on preservation and research.
Passengers In Western Broward Plane Crash Released From HospitalTwo passengers aboard a small plane that went down in western Broward County on Monday have been released from the hospital.
Chopper4 Pilot Recounts Finding Downed Plane In Western BrowardIt was a heart stopping moment when Chopper4 discovered a plane crash on the edge of the Everglades.
Registration Open For 2016 Python ChallengeRegistration is now open for South Florida’s Burmese Python hunt which will return in January, 2016.
Everglades Python Challenge Coming BackFlorida's great snake hunt is coming back. The Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission this week was presented with plans for a month-long public hunt starting in mid-January.
Rescuers Find Family Stuck In EvergladesBroward Sheriff's Fire officials were busy this weekend, rescuing a stranded family and a woman in distress while out boating in the Everglades.
Court Upholds Permits For Sugar GrowersAn appeals court upheld decisions meant to allow sugar-cane growers to get permits, rejecting arguments the permits would not properly protect the Everglades.
Exclusive: Huge Python Captured At Shark Valley In Everglades National ParkA giant python captured at Shark Valley in Everglades National Park may be the second largest python ever caught in the State of Florida.
New Hunt For Oil In Florida Raises Environmental ConcernsRenewed hunts for oil in sensitive Florida ecosystems have environmental groups raising questions about the state's regulation of the oil and gas industry.

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