Florida Environment

Florida Panther Kitten Killed By Car On I-75 Near NaplesA vehicle struck and killed a 13-month old Florida panther kitten on Interstate 75, wildlife officials said.
Panther Killed In Southwest FloridaA Florida panther was struck and killed by a vehicle on a southwest Florida highway, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission officials said.
Fruit Fly Outbreak Prompts Dade QuarantineAn Asian fruit fly outbreak has prompted a quarantine in South Miami-Dade.
Judge To Consider Florida Pipeline Permit DisputeA judge is set to consider an environmental group's efforts to block construction of a pipeline mean to transport gas into Florida from Alabama.
NOAA Says Port Miami Dredge Disaster For Reef In a project all but finished, the Army Corps of Engineers has dredged the channels at and leading to Port Miami for nearly two years, but another U.S. government agency says the Corps wreaked environmental havoc in the process.
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.
Invasive Worm Threatens Dade Snail PopulationFor the first time, a bizarre, alien-like worm has popped up in the United States specifically South Florida.
Divers To Remove Thousands Of Tires From Ocean Floor Off FloridaDivers are set to remove thousands of tires from the ocean floor in Fort Lauderale.
Florida Increases Patrols For Exotic Nile Monitor LizardsFlorida wildlife officials are upping their control of another exotic reptile that is wreaking havoc on wildlife in the area.
Gov. Scott Declares March 21, Save The Florida Panther DayFlorida Governor Rick Scott declared March 21st as "Save the Florida Panther Day."
Panther Dies After Being Hit By Car In FloridaAuthorities said a Florida Panther was killed by a vehicle in southwest Florida, making it the eighth panther death this year.
Second Panther Killed In FloridaA second Florida Panther was killed by a vehicle in southwest Florida so far this year.