Environment

Searching for a Panacea amid a pandemic: ‘We’ve been in continuous operation for 56...

Usually, when you see Jack Rudloe in the spring, he’s surrounded by schoolchildren and sea life. Usually the parking lot of Gulf Specimen Marine...

Wildfire scorches nearly 8,700 acres in Collier; drought continues, fueling risk of more fires

A wildfire burning on 8,663 acres in southwest Florida near Naples has destroyed 12 homes and 33 buildings, the Florida Forest Service reported Monday...

Spraying antibiotics on oranges is risky — and it appears it may not work,...

Remember the story of the old lady who swallowed a fly? She kept putting bigger and more dangerous animals down her gullet to fix...

Fire conditions continue to threaten FL Panhandle; some 3,600 acres are burning

Some 3,600 acres of forest have burned in Santa Rosa and Escambia counties in the Panhandle, and the risk of new blazes continues to...

Governor DeSantis: Floridians Deserve a Better Safety Net

One month ago, we sent a letter along with 44 partner organizations to Gov.  Ron DeSantis, urging for more action to strengthen our safety net...
wildlfire 5-7-20

Severe fire threat spreads throughout FL as dry winds fuel blazes across thousands of...

Wildfires burned nearly 2,600 acres in the Panhandle this week, and firefighters braced for another tough day of red-flag conditions Friday despite some anticipated...

Iguana tell you a story

The first time I saw one was around 1986. It was during my first visit to Boca Grande, an island near Fort Myers. A...

What happened at the treasured Big Cypress National Preserve was “horrendous”

The Big Cypress National Preserve is a soggy wonder -- a place that is, as nature writer Jeff Ripple once noted, one of the...
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In isolation: Time to reflect on a cleaner, more energy efficient world

Last fall, states, countries and the world were contending with sea-level rise, hotter days and fiercer storms caused by climate change.Now, the world is...

Ginnie Springs and Seven Springs Water Company: Profit ahead of the public good?

Bob Knight was paddling the Santa Fe River last month when he saw the crowd.In spite of warnings from medical experts, dozens of people...

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