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The unexplained 6-foot alligator named Sweetie is a viral video star

The video, posted on Twitter Tuesday morning by an account called “The Unexplained,” lasts just 14 seconds, but it raises so many questions.It shows...

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...

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

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

Let us recall the (very bad) year that was in Florida

America is a hellscape of idiocy and grift and has been since the crazy SOB in the White House began his tenure by lying...

FL lawmakers join fight to protect ‘fragile’ springs from water extraction

State Rep. Anna Eskamani, state Sen. Janet Cruz, and 148,000 other people are fighting to prevent a Nestlé water supplier from being permitted to...

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...
The Everglades

Guess what: FL Gov. Ron DeSantis isn’t exactly a ‘Teddy Roosevelt conservationist’

You may be under the impression that Gov. Ron DeSantis is some kind of environmentalist, the Not-Rick Scott who really cares about Florida’s lands...

Climate Change Could Make Borrowing Costlier for States and Cities

Someday soon, analysts will determine that a city or county, or maybe a school district or utility, is so vulnerable to sea level rise,...

Hoping to ward off wildfires, Ag Commissioner imposes new restrictions on prescribed burning

Florida Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried imposed fresh restrictions Tuesday on prescribed burning and promised to increase penalties for people who violate the rules.Henceforth, forestry...
The Everglades

Citing threat to Everglades, 44 groups ask Gov. DeSantis to veto bill

Forty-four organizations – including all the heavyweight Florida environmental groups - are urging Gov. Ron DeSantis to veto a bill – HB 7103 –...

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