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April 23, 2020 12:13 PM

When it comes to finding a proper mate, Florida’s ridged cactus corals have the odds […]


April 20, 2020 09:56 AM

Monday marks 10 years since the BP oil spill began off the Louisiana coast when the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig exploded. Over the next six months,...


April 16, 2020 12:59 PM

Until the coronavirus halted daily life, oyster growers in Florida had been selling every bivalve they could harvest. There’s been a demand for them,...


April 14, 2020 09:11 PM

Beach closures due to the coronavirus pandemic are devastating Florida’s tourism industry but they could be beneficial for shorebirds that nest on the...


April 13, 2020 07:43 PM

Scientists believe the virus that causes COVID-19 came from contact with a wildlife species in China, likely bats. So can we catch the virus from...


April 09, 2020 02:00 PM

Mounds of harvested zucchini and yellow squash ripened and then rotted in the hot Florida sun. Juicy tomatoes were left to wither — unpicked — in...


April 03, 2020 01:22 PM

Shorebird rehabilitators had an "all hands on deck” situation this past weekend, and red tide could be the culprit.


April 01, 2020 01:15 PM

The coronavirus pandemic is affecting Florida farmers differently, depending on which market to whom local growers are selling.


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...