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November 30, 2019 04:53 PM

Exceptionally high "king tides," combined with rising seas, have left some Key Largo residents surrounded by water. Getting out of the house for work and daily chores can be a challenge.


November 27, 2019 01:13 PM

A lethal Gulf Coast red tide that littered beaches with dead wildlife in 2018 is back and this time around, it's claiming one of North America's rarest...


November 27, 2019 12:45 PM

Editors Note: This story originally aired on July 31, 2019 Sailing on a research cruise in the Gulf of Mexico last month to study deep sea creatures...


November 26, 2019 09:33 PM

Pasco County is spending nearly $22 million on its largest-ever environmental land purchase, preserving two critical wildlife corridors in an area that...


November 25, 2019 04:08 PM

The holidays provide extra time for fishing along the Gulf coast, but some popular species are not for keeps due to red tide.


November 23, 2019 02:44 PM

Sixty percent of the nation's heavily polluted Superfund sites—nearly 950 of them—are at risk from the impacts of climate change, including hurricane...


November 23, 2019 02:05 PM

Two endangered Florida panthers have been found dead in as many days, bringing the total number of deaths this year to 26. The Florida Fish and Wildlife...


November 21, 2019 06:00 PM

Small growers of Florida’s signature crop, expressing concerns about the future of the citrus industry, indicated a willingness Wednesday to pay a...


November 21, 2019 03:36 PM

In his new book, "The Geography of Risk: Epic Storms, Rising Seas, and the Cost of America's Coast," Pulitzer-prize winning author Gilbert Gaul takes a...


November 19, 2019 01:53 PM

The worsening wildfires, floods and hurricanes of climate change threaten at least 60% of U.S. Superfund sites, and efforts to strengthen the hazardous...