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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

A neighborhood destroyed by Hurricane Sandy (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Report: More Extreme Weather To Come

You can blame extreme weather on climate change. That’s the finding of a new federal scientific report the White House released Tuesday.

05/06/2014

(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

(Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images)

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

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