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Michigan Man Gets 5 Months Prison Time In Florida Wildlife Case

A 35-year-old Michigan man will spend five months in prison after pleading guilty to a wildlife trafficking offense which involved the poaching of baby alligators and more.


(Source: AP)

Study: South Florida Pollutants Increase Coral Reef Disease

Common South Florida pollutants are leading to a rapid increase in coral disease among South Florida coral reefs.


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2 Keys Marine Dealers Guilty In Illegal Marine Life Scheme

Two Keys marine dealers pleaded guilty Wednesday for conspiring to harvest and transport marine life.


A red tide algae bloom is killing manatees in record numbers this year. (Source: CBS Tampa Bay)

“Red Tide” Killing Manatees In Record Numbers

“This is probably going to be the worst [manatee] die-off in history.” That’s the grim news from Martine DeWit, a veterinarian who oversees Florida’s marine mammal pathology laboratory.


Marine life artist Wyland (wearing black hat) is positioned as he paints on one side of a massive mural that depicts the Florida Keys' underwater world Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012, in Key West, Fla. The artwork wraps around a building in the island city's Historic Seaport district. Wyland has created 100 mammoth murals around the world to advocate marine resources protection. (Rob O'Neal/Florida Keys News Bureau)

Artist Wyland Completes Latest Keys Marine Mural

A massive mural depicting of the Florida Keys’ underwater world was completed in Key West Sunday by world renowned marine life artist Wyland.