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Volunteers with the Coral Restoration Foundation plant staghorn coral clippings on a reef in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary Monday, June 8, 2015, off Key Largo, Fla. About 70 CRF divers are endeavoring to plant at least 1,000 staghorn corals to help enhance six reefs off the upper Florida Keys. The project, dubbed Plantapalooza, is being staged in conjunction with World Oceans Day and if successful, will be CRF's most prolific single-day planting output. (Bob Care/Florida Keys News Bureau)

Florida Keys Celebrates World Oceans Day with Coral ‘Plantapalooza’

In recognition of World Oceans Day, the Florida Keys-based Coral Restoration Foundation is staging its first-ever “Plantapalooza” Monday during which CRF staff, interns, board members and volunteers hope to plant at least 1,000 reef-building staghorn corals in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary.

06/08/2015

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NOAA: 70% Chance Of Below Normal Hurricane Season

Just days away from the start of the 2015 hurricane season, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration released their predictions.

05/27/2015

Visible Image Of T.S. Ophelia from Goes Floater Satellite

$42 Million Upgrade For Two Hurricane Hunters

Hurricane planes “Miss Piggy,” and “Kermit,” too, are getting a ‘nose-to-tail’ multi-million upgrade ahead of hurricane season.

05/26/2015

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NOAA: $9M For Projects To Mitigate Climate Change Threats

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is offering $9 million in grants to help coastal communities deal with extreme weather, changing ocean conditions and climate hazards.

05/26/2015

2016 Presidential Hopeful Marco Rubio (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Rubio’s Climate Change Views Could Hurt 2016 Presidential Bid

The presidential hopeful has acknowledged that the climate is changing, but has expressed skepticism that it is being caused solely by humans.

04/14/2015

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

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

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