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March 28, 2020 12:31 AM

Hillsborough County has followed its “shelter-at-home” vote with a decision to close all county parks and preserves are now closed to contain...


March 15, 2020 05:00 PM

A bill banning the import of shark fins in Florida was awaiting the signature of Gov. Ron DeSantis on Friday, after the House and Senate approved it...


March 15, 2020 01:30 PM

As broken sewage pipes foul Fort Lauderdale’s waterways, a group of conservationists has begun deploying one of the world’s most formidable filtration...


March 12, 2020 03:17 PM

Archaeologists are working to identify historic sites that are threatened by rising sea levels in Florida. If they can't be preserved, efforts will be made to document them before they're lost.


March 06, 2020 09:26 PM

Coastal flood zones across Florida are changing, and many property owners across Florida are seeing their flood risk go up – or down – for the first...


March 06, 2020 11:12 AM

Across the road from a snack shack in Fort De Soto Park, Gary Raulerson searches until he finds a gap in the cabbage palms. He ducks inside, branches...


March 03, 2020 06:11 PM

Florida is getting closer to imposing stiffer fines for bear poaching and expanding rules against shark “finning.”


March 02, 2020 01:38 PM

Florida wildlife authorities say a new virus afflicting freshwater turtles appears to be spreading.


February 27, 2020 03:03 PM

A 10-foot tall cheery-looking sculpture named Priscilla the Parrot Fish is the new greeter at the Florida Aquarium in Tampa. A closer look shows...


February 25, 2020 04:12 PM

Senators pressed forward Tuesday with a proposal that would provide $100 million a year for Florida Forever, as the House and Senate go into budget...