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For Florida Woman Shannon Estenoz, just appointed to U.S. Dept. of...

NEWS ITEM: Biden administration nominates fifth-generation Key West native Shannon Estenoz as assistant interior secretary for U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and National Park...

Feds said manatees weren’t endangered — now they’re dying in droves

Two months ago, everybody got pretty excited when a Citrus County boat captain snapped photos showing some prankster had scraped out five letters in...

U.S. Senate confirms Debra Haaland as first Native American to serve...

WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Debra Haaland made history on Monday when she became the first Native American confirmed by the U.S. Senate to hold...

Panthers are popular on FL license plates – but the cats...

Have you ever seen a Florida panther? They’re sleek and secretive apex predators who slip around in the twilight and full dark seeking deer...

As FL manatees try to recuperate, we humans act like wild...

Last week, when the temperature dropped below 50 degrees in South Florida, the National Weather Service warned everyone in the Miami area to be...

EPA boss plays Santa for Florida developers

I love Christmas — the lights, the tree, the wrapping paper, you name it. I love everything about it, from the herald angels’ singing for...

Musings on Florida and the politics of pythons

A year ago, I tagged along with a couple of professional python hunters searching the Everglades for the big snakes. We spent six hours...

Saving Florida panthers: Environmental groups file lawsuit to protect the endangered...

The Florida panther, an iconic and endangered animal beloved in the Sunshine State, faces threats from new road construction projects aimed to expand in...

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

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...

Environmental groups to sue feds over killer green slime toxic algae...

Three environmental groups filed notice Wednesday that they intend to sue the federal government over the disastrous pollution that’s been fueling toxic algae outbreaks...

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