Florida Governor Ron DeSantis Praised, Criticized On Environmental SpendingGov. Ron DeSantis drew praise as “a true environmental leader” but was also criticized for not putting more money toward the Florida Forever program and failing to adequately prepare the state for climate change as he released a proposed $91.4 billion budget on Monday.
Florida Nature Center Finds Tiny Turtle With 104 Plastic Pieces In TummyAn endangered baby loggerhead turtle that washed up on a Florida beach had eaten 104 pieces of plastic.
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis Rolls Out Environmental ProposalsGov. Ron DeSantis wants lawmakers to double fines for sewage spills into waterways and to lock an environmental-funding pledge into state budgets for at least the next three years.
Pair Brings Awareness Of Seaside Plastic Pollution One Florida Beach At A TimeTwo people with the group "Plastic Symptoms" have trekked around the coast of Florida to raise awareness on the dangers and amount of plastics on Florida's shorelines.
Discharges From Florida’s Lake Okeechobee Challenged In Federal LawsuitDischarges from Florida's Lake Okeechobee that send nutrients down two rivers triggering algae blooms are being challenged in a new federal lawsuit.
Democratic Hopeful Pete Buttigieg Says He Can Work With Gov. DeSantis On Environment, SchoolsPresidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg says he would set aside politics and work with Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis to fund “good” environmental projects.
'We Are In This For The Long Haul': Florida's 4Ocean Founders Work To Save The Seas From TrashSouth Floridians are blessed to live near the ocean and enjoy beautiful beaches and two local men are working to keep it that way, not only here but across the globe.
South Florida Mayors Launch Strategy To Address Environmental, Economic & Social ChallengesSouth Florida Mayors helped unveil 'Resilient 305' on Thursday morning, a 20-year strategy to tackle environmental, economic and social challenges for our region.
Faster Than Previously Predicted, Rising Sea Levels Could Submerge Huge Coastal CitiesA new study has a grim forecast for several coastal cities around the globe.
Mentoring Matters: Passion For Butterflies Turns Into Educational InitiativeA Davie high school student’s butterfly garden, which began as a science project, is taking on a life of its own, and is now being incorporated into school-wide K-12 curriculum at NSU University School.
Governor DeSantis Announces Creation Of Blue-Green Algae Task ForceFlorida Governor Ron DeSantis named five experts to the newly-created blue-green algae task force on Monday afternoon.
Miami Beach Kicks Off Plastic Free Initiative In Hopes Of Helping EnvironmentThe world is drowning in plastic. Oceans are full of it and wildlife is being severely impacted.
Gov. DeSantis Gets Legislative Support For Environmental ProjectsGov. Ron DeSantis would get nearly all the money he’s requested for environmental projects in an initial House budget proposal for next year.
‘Fracking' Ban Advances In The Florida Senate Amid ConcernsA move to ban “fracking” in Florida advanced Monday in the Senate with some oil-drilling protections for the Everglades, but not more comprehensive language sought by environmentalists.
Florida Senate Fracking Bill Draws CriticismIncreased protections for the Everglades could be added to a controversial measure that would ban the oil- and gas-drilling technique known as fracking.