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Is FL facing another Summer of Slime? Thank Gov. DeSantis and...

Sometimes I wonder what it was like to be one of the early Spanish explorers of Florida, back when you could see it in...

Banning big reptiles upsets a big FL industry. Let’s upset some...

The Dry Tortugas are about as far away from Florida as you can get and still be in Florida — but they’ve got a...

National coalition urges Biden to stop throwaway plastics that kill and...

With plastics pollution rising and recycling in decline, a coalition of 551 environment and health groups called on President-Elect Joe Biden Tuesday to shut...

FL’s homely gopher tortoises: ‘It’s kind of questionable how long they...

Gopher tortoises are homely creatures. They have a face that only another gopher could love. I saw one once that gave me the most baleful...

The thought of going without those sweet and salty Apalachicola oysters...

One thing that makes Florida such a special place is our food. The divine Key lime pie served in the Keys, the savory croquetas...

RE: Florida boaters. Shouldn’t we expect them to have learned how...

Have you ever gone really fast on a boat? Your vessel leaps across the waves like a thoroughbred jumping a series of fences. The engines...

Turtle-poaching cases marked secret; What’s going on?

Arrest records of two Fort Myers men charged last week with poaching thousands of Florida turtles mostly for sale in Asian markets are marked...

Updated: State gives confusing signals on prospect of FL black bear...

UPDATE: There's confusion over the state's plans on whether Florida might hold a black bear hunt this year. Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission spokeswoman Susan...

Florida’s wild cats are showing strange symptoms, state says, and asks...

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

No, you can’t own a pet meerkat, state says

State wildlife officials, already battling invasive exotic pests like Burmese pythons and iguanas that run rampant in South Florida, just put out a list...

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