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September 18, 2020 05:51 PM

How hot is it in Florida? It's actually melting art installations across the state.

September 16, 2020 09:05 AM

An executive order signed by President Trump in June to accelerate the nation's economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic is helping developers sidestep key environmental laws in order to fast-track projects.

September 14, 2020 11:07 AM

Two young activists from the Tampa area were named 2020 International Young Eco-Heroes by Action for Nature, a global non-profit based in California.

September 09, 2020 01:13 PM

Kayaks make up 90% of vessel traffic throughout Weeki Wachee, and 80% of visitors surveyed said that they dock their kayaks on either side of the 7.5 mile corridor.

September 09, 2020 09:55 AM

President Donald Trump made the comments during a visit to Jupiter.

August 28, 2020 04:46 PM

Scientists think they've found a way to starve the cyanobacteria of a key nutrient it needs to grow.

August 28, 2020 09:30 AM

A 95-year-old woman had hoped the land could be preserved for a park, but her estate and Pinellas County couldn't agree on a price. Now, it is being sold to developers.

August 25, 2020 01:48 PM

The federal government has selected the Gulf of Mexico as a potential spot for offshore fish farming, along with waters off Southern California. They are the first regions designated as "Aquaculture Opportunity Areas."

August 07, 2020 12:00 PM

This week a federal court ruled that offshore fisheries cannot be permitted in the Gulf of Mexico under existing policy. Opponents of a proposed fish...

July 03, 2020 09:00 AM

About 114,000 more Florida properties are at risk of flooding in a 100-year storm than the Federal Emergency Management Agency currently estimates,...