Environment

Michael Bloomberg gives St. Petersburg $2.5 million to combat climate change

Former New York City mayor and potential 2020 presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg came to St. Petersburg on Thursday to give the city $2.5 million...

Smoking ban for all Florida beaches?

A state lawmaker wants to ban smoking on Florida beaches statewide.Sarasota House Republican (and soon to be GOP state party chairman) Joe Gruters filed...
right whales

Where’s Florida? 9 Attorneys General sue to stop massive harming of marine life in...

Saying the underwater blasts will needlessly kill and harm marine life, attorneys general in nine states from Maine to North Carolina joined a lawsuit...

Crossing the aisle: Florida congressmen help craft bipartisan bill to combat global warming pollution

The Trump administration is thumbing its nose at international efforts to combat the pollution that causes global warming, but three Florida congressmen – all...

Could world climate conference happen in Tampa Bay next year?

Democratic U.S. Reps. Kathy Castor from Tampa and Charlie Crist from St. Petersburg – who represent one of the most vulnerable areas on earth...
algae bloom

Environmental groups to sue feds over killer green slime toxic algae from Lake Okeechobee

Three environmental groups filed notice Wednesday that they intend to sue the federal government over the disastrous pollution that’s been fueling toxic algae outbreaks...
activists at govs office

Thousands ask Gov.-elect Ron DeSantis to address climate change

Hoping to get Florida’s new governor to pay attention to one of the state’s largest environmental problems, officials with several statewide organizations delivered a...
right whales

Groups sue to stop Trump administration’s oil exploration blasts off Atlantic coast

A coalition of environmental groups on Tuesday sued the federal government to stop seismic air gun blasting off the Atlantic coast – a precursor...
Florida wetlands

DeSantis appoints transition advisors for environment, agriculture

Governor-elect Ron DeSantis has picked 40 unpaid advisors to help shape his administration’s appointments and policies when it comes to natural resources, agriculture, and...
never forgotten coast

Online art project tells harrowing Hurricane Michael stories

A group of Tallahassee artists, a drone pilot and Nashville photographer Jeremy Cowart have a new online art project that highlights the devastation caused by...

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