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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...

Thanks but no thanks, Rick Scott

On the same night Donald Trump got on national television to spew a pack of nonsense about the border “crisis,” Florida’s ultimate bottom-feeder, Rick...

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...

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