Gulf Of Mexico

A Great White shark jumps out of the water as it hunts Cape fur seals. (Source: CARL DE SOUZA/AFP/Getty Images)

New Device To Scare Off Sharks Now On Sale In Florida

While the state of Florida is the well-known shark-bite capital of the world, it’s not necessarily the scariest place to be attacked by a shark.

07/28/2014

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Thousands Of Fish Killed By Red Tide Off Florida Coast

Florida wildlife officials say a large offshore fish kill in the northeast Gulf of Mexico is being caused by a red tide.

07/27/2014

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Pilot In Southwest Florida Small Plane Crash Identified

Authorities have identified the pilot of a small plane that crashed into the waters off a southwest Florida island.

07/20/2014

(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

File image of a Nurse Shark (CBS4)

Researchers Study Sharks’ Sense Of Smell, Vision

If a shark’s nose was plugged, would it still be able to hunt? Some scientists say yes.

04/02/2014

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Temperatures Gradually Warm Through The Weekend

The temperatures will gradually warm through the weekend and the humidity will also start to creep upwards.

CBS Miami–03/15/2014

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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

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International Trips You Can Do In A Weekend

Many international destinations close to home may prove to be a better option than South Beach or Miami. Among the best international trips that can be done in a weekend are the Bahamas, Cabo San Lucas, Cancun, Montreal and Vancouver.

01/21/2014

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Florida Homeowners Pay The Highest Insurance Rate In Nation

Florida hasn’t seen a hurricane since 2005, but that hasn’t stopped property insurance rates from going up.

12/17/2013

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