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Researcher Suspended After Dolphin Moved To Pool

Federal officials suspended a central Florida dolphin researcher accused of moving a dolphin to a community pool.

03/07/2014

June 6, 2013:   In this handout infrared satellite image provided by National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) showing the overshooting cloud tops (colored dark orange) associated with the most intense areas of convection, and threat for tornadoes, Tropical Storm Andrea, the first named storm of the 2013 Atlantic hurricane season, intensifies June 6, 2013 in the Gulf of Mexico. The storm is expected to make landfall later today near Steinhatchee, Florida.  (Photo by: NOAA via Getty Images)

NHC To Issue New Potential Storm Surge Flooding Map

The National Hurricane Center and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced Friday plans to issue a new Potential Storm Surge Flooding Map during the 2014 Atlantic hurricane season.

CBS Miami–01/31/2014

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

Dozens of pilot whales appear to be beached off the coast of SW Florida.  Source: Sea Tow Naples

Biologists Monitoring Beached Pilot Whales Off SW Florida Coast

Whales that appear to be in shallow waters off of southwest Florida are being monitored by wildlife officials.

01/20/2014

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

Rangers helped some of the whales, but about 10 were beached late Tuesday. (Source: CBS4)

Officials Find 11 Dead Whales In Fla. Keys

Eleven whales believed to be part of a pod that was stranded in the Everglades are dead, according to national wildlife officials.

12/08/2013

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Pilot Whales Behavior Raises Concern For Wildlife Experts

Wildlife experts were “cautiously hopeful” Thursday as dozens of short-finned pilot whales stranded Tuesday seemed to be heading back to home range in deeper waters. But after aerial observation, 20 of the whales were spotted moving closer toward shore, raising a red flag to experts.

12/06/2013

Volunteers try to herd into deeper water. (Source: CBS4)

Marine Experts “Cautiously Optimistic” As Whales Head Toward Deeper Waters

The fate for the remaining live pilot whales seemed bleak Wednesday as the miles between them and their home-range of deeper waters had shallows and sand flats in-between—making it difficult to navigate. However, on Thursday, experts’ optimism boosted as 35 of the whales seem to be headed in the right direction.

12/05/2013

Like last year, hurricane season 2013 is expected to be busy, according to the annual forecast released by renowned climatologists at Colo. State University. (Source: CBS4)

Below-Average Atlantic Hurricane Season Coming To A Close

The early predictions for the 2013 Atlantic hurricane season favored an above-average season. But as the season comes to a close, the Atlantic has churned out the fewest number of hurricanes since 1982.

CBS Miami–11/25/2013

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Blame The Moon For South Florida’s Tidal Flooding

Parts of South Beach are drying out from flood waters, which weren’t caused by any rain, but caused by an astronomical high tide, in other words, blame it on the moon.

CBS Miami–10/17/2013

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