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It's a pre-historic treasure hunt in the heart of the big city – an archaeological dig at the site of an ancient Tequesta Indian village at the confluence of the Miami River and Biscayne Bay. (Source: CBS4)

Archaeologist Unearths Possible Evidence of Rising Sea Level

It’s a pre-historic treasure hunt in the heart of the big city – an archaeological dig at the site of an ancient Tequesta Indian village at the confluence of the Miami River and Biscayne Bay.

02/26/2015

DISCOVR getting ready for launch on February 10, 2015. (Source: Twitter/SpaceX)

SpaceX Hoping 3rd Times The Charm For Rocket Launch

SpaceX is hoping the third time will be the charm as they count down to Wednesday launch of an observatory.

02/11/2015

CAPE CANAVERAL, FL - OCTOBER 07: A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket attached to the cargo-only capsule called Dragon lifts off from the launch pad on October 7, 2012 in Cape Canaveral, Florida. The rocket is bringing cargo to the International Space Station that consists of clothing, equipment and science experiments. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Rocket Booster Aiming For Ocean Barge In Redo Of SpaceX Test

The 1-million-mile destination for a space weather satellite isn’t what has the space community excited. It’s the rocket’s ocean landing that everyone will be monitoring after Sunday’s launch.

02/07/2015

Lolita performs at the Miami Seaquarium.  (Source: miamiseaquarium.com

NOAA: Lolita Now Covered Under Endangered Species Act

Groups who want to free Lolita, the Miami Seaquarium’s lone killer whale, are claiming a victory after the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Marine Fisheries Services decided to include her under the Endangered Species Act.

02/04/2015

Chopper 4 over dolphin stranded near 179th and Collins. (Source: CBS4)

Stranded Dolphin Dies In Sunny Isles Beach

Florida Fish and Wildlife officials said a stranded dolphin in Sunny Isles Beach has died on Tuesday.

02/03/2015

(Source: NOAA/NWS National Hurricane Center)

A Reminder About Why Storm Surge Is So Dangerous

Hurricane season may still be more than five months away but the National Hurricane Center is always planning and working on ways to keep communities safe during a storm.

CBS Miami–01/20/2015

Tropical Storm Edouard as of the 5 p.m. advisory September 18, 2014.  (Source: wunderground.com)

Hurricane Edouard Perfect For Storm Research With Drones

Meteorologists believe the storm was among the best to test new data-collecting drones because the storm was strong, had a well-defined eye and never threatened land, U.S. government scientists said Thursday.

09/18/2014

Scuba diver on coral reef. (Source: CBS4)

‘Street View’ Goes Under The Sea In The Florida Keys

Much like “street view” mapping—which is available for pretty much every street throughout the country—scientists are working on bringing views of underwater wonders to a computer or smartphone screen near you.

08/13/2014

Source: CBS4

Body Of Missing Boater Located Near Dry Tortugas

The Coast Guard reports the body of a missing boater has been located near the Dry Tortugas.

07/26/2014

(Source: CBS4)

US Plans Wide Seismic Testing Of Sea Floor

The federal government is planning to use sound blasting to conduct research on the ocean floor along most of the East Coast, using technology similar to that which spawned a court battle between environmentalists and researchers in New Jersey this summer.

07/26/2014

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