Company Uses Peas To Make Eco-Friendly Material That Acts Like Single-Use PlasticMicroplastics are a big polluter of our waterways and oceans, and single-use items are a big part of the problem.
Carnival Agrees To Pay $20 Million Over PollutionCarnival Corp. reached a settlement with federal prosecutors in which the world's largest cruise line agreed to pay a $20 million penalty for its ships continuing to pollute the oceans despite promising years ago to stop.
Swimming Advisory Issued For Seven County BeachesThe Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade County has issued a swim advisory for seven area beaches.
Endangered Turtle Washes Ashore With Beach Chair Wrapped Around Its NeckWildlife conservationists in Alabama are expressing outrage after the body of an endangered type of sea turtle washed ashore with a beach chair wrapped around its neck.
Bag It Up: Dog Poop A Major Environmental Pollutant, Reports FindWhile many areas in the U.S. try to crack down on the littering aspect of not cleaning up after your dog, studies are also finding that dog poop is becoming a major environmental hazard too.
Biggest Ever Dead Zone In Gulf Of MexicoThere's an unwanted record at the mouth of the Mississippi River: This year's "dead zone," a largely human-caused phenomenon where there's too little oxygen to support marine life, is the biggest ever measured.
Air Quality Warning Issued For Broward CountyAn air quality warning has been issued in Broward County due to high levels of ground-level ozone pollution.
Garbage Mixed With Sand Left After Spring Break In Fort LauderdaleGarbage mixed with sand filled the area behind the Ocean Sky Resort on the Galt Ocean Mile in Fort Lauderdale Friday morning.
Princess Cruise Lines To Pay $40 Million For Dumping Waste In OceanPrincess Cruise Lines has been ordered to pay the largest-ever criminal penalty for the intentional pollution of ocean waters.
Study: Miami Beach King Tides Flush Human Waste Into Biscayne BayPumps that flush floodwater out of Miami Beach and into Biscayne Bay during seasonal king tides are dumping something else - human waste.
Gov. Scott Approves FPL Request To Pump Aquifer Water Into Turkey Point Cooling CanalsFlorida Power & Light’s request to utilize an additional 14 million gallons per day of non-potable water for use in its Turkey Point Nuclear Plant’s cooling canal system has been granted.
Environmental Groups To Sue FPL Over Reported Turkey Point LeakOn the heels of a Miami-Dade County report that found Florida Power and Light’s Turkey Point Nuclear power plant has been leaking dangerous wastewater into Biscayne Bay, environmental activist groups announced Tuesday plans to file a federal lawsuit against FPL.
Study: FPL Nuclear Plant Canals Leaking Into Biscayne BayA new study found high levels of a radioactive isotope in Biscayne Bay, confirming suspicions Turkey Point's aging canals are leaking into the national park.
USGS: More Data Needed To Assess Any Fracking-Pollution LinkA new study by the U.S. Geological Survey says more data is needed to be able to say for sure if a link exists between unconventional oil and gas development and degraded water quality.
Another Cousteau Conducting Ocean Research In Fla.South Florida marine enthusiasts and fans of ocean exploration pioneer Jacques Cousteau should be on the lookout for his grandson’s visit.