Florida Environment

Keystone XL Pipeline (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Judge To Consider Florida Pipeline Permit Dispute

A judge is set to consider an environmental group’s efforts to block construction of a pipeline mean to transport gas into Florida from Alabama.

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(Source: CBS4) PortMiami is considered the world's busiest port.

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.

08/18/2015

Courtroom Gavel

Court Upholds Permits For Sugar Growers

An appeals court upheld decisions meant to allow sugar-cane growers to get permits, rejecting arguments the permits would not properly protect the Everglades.

08/08/2015

Cuban Brown Snail. (Source:  Lyle J. Buss, UF/IFAS

Invasive Worm Threatens Dade Snail Population

For the first time, a bizarre, alien-like worm has popped up in the United States specifically South Florida.

06/24/2015

Fort Lauderdale Beach (Source: fortlauderdale.gov)

Divers To Remove Thousands Of Tires From Ocean Floor Off Florida

Divers are set to remove thousands of tires from the ocean floor in Fort Lauderale.

05/18/2015

WEST PALM BEACH, FL - JULY 11:  Jennifer Ketterlin Eckles, Florida Fisheries and Wildlife Biological Scientist, sets a trap for a Nile monitor lizard along a canal on July 11, 2011 in West Palm Beach, Florida.  Sightings of monitor lizards in Broward and Palm Beach counties have increased this summer, prompting biologists with the Exotic Species Coordination Section of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) and others to begin surveying and trapping efforts. Nile monitors are large, predatory lizards native to Africa. This species nests around water, and the FWC is concerned about potential predation in bird rookeries.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Florida Increases Patrols For Exotic Nile Monitor Lizards

Florida wildlife officials are upping their control of another exotic reptile that is wreaking havoc on wildlife in the area.

04/11/2015

(Source: Tim Donovan/FWC)

Gov. Scott Declares March 21, Save The Florida Panther Day

Florida Governor Rick Scott declared March 21st as “Save the Florida Panther Day.”

03/21/2015

(Source: Tim Donovan/FWC)

Panther Dies After Being Hit By Car In Florida

Authorities said a Florida Panther was killed by a vehicle in southwest Florida, making it the eighth panther death this year.

02/25/2015

A 2-year-old Florida panther is released into the wild by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) on April 3, 2013 in West Palm Beach, Florida.  The panther and its sister had been raised at the White Oak Conservation Center since they were 5 months old. The FWC rescued the two panthers as kittens in September 2011 in northern Collier County after their mother was found dead. The panther is healthy and has grown to a size that should prepare him for life in the wild.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Second Panther Killed In Florida

A second Florida Panther was killed by a vehicle in southwest Florida so far this year.

01/21/2015

(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Foes Of Conservation Amendment Wary But Prepared

Florida voters may pass a constitutional amendment that would set aside billions of dollars for land conservation and other environmental projects in the state.

09/11/2014

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