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(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

(Source: NOAA)

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

(Courtesy: Carl Moore)

Captain Catches Rare Goblin Shark Off Key West

A boat captain got a startling surprise when he caught a rare shark off the coast of Key West last month.

05/04/2014

(Source: USGS)

7.2 Magnitude Earthquake Rocks Mexico

A 7.2 Magnitude earthquake rocked parts of Mexico Friday morning.

04/18/2014

(Source: CBS4)

Necropsies Begin For 25 Pilot Whales Found Dead

Teams of biologists are performing necropsies Friday as part of an investigation into the deaths of 25 pilot whales in the shallow waters off southwest Florida.

01/24/2014

Pilot Whales (Source: Sea Tow Naples)

About 25 Pilot Whales Found Dead Off Fla.

Boaters discovered 25 dead pilot whales on an island off Florida’s southwest coast Thursday, raising the death toll to 33.

01/23/2014

(Source: NOAA Fish Southeast)

Whale Found Dead In Water Off Boca Raton

A whale was found dead Friday morning in the water off Boca Raton.

01/10/2014

Several dead whales were spotted dead on the shore. (Source: CBS4)

NOAA: 11 Dead Whales Suffered From Malnutrition

Eleven of the pilot whales found dead in the Florida Keys were found to be emaciated and suffering from malnutrition, according to federal officials Monday.

12/09/2013

(Source: www.http://floridakeys.noaa.gov/)

NOAA Testing Unmanned Aircraft In Florida Keys Marine Sanctuary

A battery-powered aircraft, equipped with real-time video and photo capability, will be sent to a Keys marine sanctuary to survey wildlife and for a better take on how boaters use the sanctuary.

09/12/2013

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Hurricane Conference Talks Center On Storm Surge & Flooding

Last year’s Superstorm Sandy brought home some valuable lessons to emergency managers across the state, storm surge and flooding are dangerous and difficult to predict, and sometimes it’s even harder to communicate that sense of urgency to the public.

05/07/2013

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