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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...

Herbicide used in FL as a cure-all is more like a...

Can you imagine what life was like for Florida’s earliest occupants? Think of the unrelenting heat that led them to name so many places after...

Twenty years on, plan to restore FL’s Everglades runs into climate...

I’ve been humming the opening lines of a certain Beatles song lately. Why? Because it was 20 years ago today — no, wait, actually...

Fishy business with FL Legislature’s push for wells north of Lake...

My dad has always enjoyed fishing. When I was a kid, he loved taking me with him and showing me how to bait the...

Why is the governor leaving important environmental posts unfilled?

One of the trickiest jobs a governor has is picking the right people to run various state agencies. Ideally, he or she must find...

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...

Florida will buy 20,000 acres in Everglades to block oil-drilling plan

The state will buy 20,000 acres of wetlands in the Florida Everglades for no less than $16.5 million to block the possibility of oil-drilling...

Watered-down plan advances to filter algae from Lake Okeechobee overflow

Plans to build a reservoir south of Lake Okeechobee – which environmentalists say won’t be large enough to filter toxic algae that can flow...

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