Home Environment

Environment

mexico beach

It’s taking forever for Hurricane Michael disaster aid to reach the wrecked Florida Panhandle

Joel Schubert still sounds burned up about the wait for U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency trailers to reach people left homeless by Hurricane Michael...

Group files lawsuit to protect coral in FL, Caribbean, and Pacific Ocean

An environmental group has filed suit against the Trump administration, saying federal authorities are failing to protect 12 coral species around Florida and islands...

Florida’s wild cats are showing strange symptoms, state says, and asks for public’s help

A video of an endangered Florida panther trying to get up and follow two others is heartbreaking  - the panther’s back legs simply buckle...

Florida doesn’t need energy efficiency goals anymore, utilities claim

Florida ranks near the bottom of U.S. states when it comes to conserving energy.And during an arcane regulatory meeting last week in Tallahassee, the...

Lawyer up, animals!

Remember back when some Americans thought Barack Obama was the antichrist, hell-bent on wrecking everything from the oil industry to Christmas?Good times!Compared to Trump,...
algae bloom

Florida’s $2 billion Lake Okeechobee reservoir plan won’t clean water enough, Everglades expert says

A multi-billion-dollar government plan to build a reservoir to curb South Florida's noxious algae outbreaks sparked by manure, fertilizer and sewage pollution is drawing...

Beloved, tiny FL Key deer would lose protection under new Trump administration recommendation

The Trump administration is recommending that one of Florida’s most iconic wild creatures – the diminutive Key deer which roam in the state’s southern-most...
Gwen Graham

Democrat Gwen Graham unleashes Twitter barrage against Gov. DeSantis

Gwen Graham, the former congresswoman and Democratic candidate for governor, unloaded on Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Twitter Monday, decrying the Republican's policies on...

DeSantis picks Florida’s new climate change officer

Gov. Ron DeSantis has enlisted a bevy of climate change experts to vouch for Julia Nesheiwat – a veteran specialist in military affairs and...

Want a voice in planning for massive FL toll road network? Here’s how

Florida legislators passed the largest statewide highway expansion plan since the 1950s last spring – a network of new toll roads stretching from South...

LATEST STORIES

POPULAR STORIES