More than 1,000 manatees died in Florida last year, and at least 527 have already died in 2022. New funding should help address the die-off
“We are taking on water from every direction. To me, it just feels especially cruel that this was meant to be an oasis, and people will not be able to live here in 100 years, people will probably not be here in 50 or so.” -- Kendall Resident
Biologists are working to determine why a 47 ft. male sperm whale died off the Florida Keys. Currently biologists are performing an animal autopsy to determine how the animal died.
Biscayne Bay is in dire straits, with several fish kills racked up over the last few summers, vanishing seagrass meadows and climate change cranking up the heat on Miami-Dade’s blue gem.
The inaugural Aspen Ideas: Climate conference, a four-day event that began Monday, attracted hundreds of scientists, policymakers, activists and business leaders.
The Indian River Lagoon and St. Lucie River Estuary are named in the proposed federal legislation.
Save the Manatee Club and others demand EPA intervene
Humans don't know what they're missing under the surface of a busy shipping channel in the "cruise capital of the world." Just below the keels of massive ships, an underwater camera provides a live feed from another world, showing marine life that's trying its best to resist global warming.
A slow-moving area of low pressure off the Carolina coast has closed access to parts of the Outer Banks.
Climb aboard a modest skiff in Tampa Bay to cast for a fish shrouded in controversy and confusion.
Rob Young doesn't know why climate change and sea level rise are such political hot buttons.
A new attraction in the Charlotte region will bring a popular North Carolina coastal attraction inland.
In the recent Freddie Mac Research Note “Sea Level Rise and Impact on Home Prices in Coastal Florida,” analysis showed that home prices in coastal Florida may not be taking into account the future risk of rising sea levels.
On a cool March afternoon, Janie Baldi stands on her 2nd floor porch and peaks over rooftops to gaze at the ocean disappearing into the horizon. She proudly shares that her house was recently remodeled, complete with new blue and white exterior paint.
It’s been almost a year since Gov. Henry McMaster put his signature on S. 40, legislation that gave the South Carolina Department of Transportation the authority to decide where visitors to four Lowcountry beaches can park on state roads. And how much, if anything, they’ll have to pay.
Tybee Island Storm Risk Management Act passed a key Senate committee, clearing the way to the Senate floor. The bill will extend federal funding for future beach renourishment projects.
The Miami Beach Renourishment 2021 contract will nourish eroded shoreline along Miami-Dade County in the following locations: 64th Street, 55th Street, 46th Street, and 27th Street. The sand source for the project will be truck hauled to the project location.
People overfished Florida's cobia stock for 45 years, scientists discovered.
A few days before Hurricane Dorian slammed into Ocracoke Island and the southern Outer Banks in September 2019, the massive storm was packing winds of 185 mph as it devastated the Bahamas.
Could the federal government's disaster-response agency help Floridians affected by toxic algal blooms, as it does after hurricanes and other natural disasters?
We need 21st century solutions, not antiquated answers that make the problem worse and cost taxpayers money.
Everyone seems to agree that mangroves are essential to the health of the Southwest Florida ecosystem. They protect local fisheries and birds. They even buffer the coast from devastating hurricanes. So, why is it so hard to protect them?
This week, the U.S. Senate Climate Solutions threw its support behind U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio’s, R-Fla., “Restoring Resilient Reefs Act” and “Built to Last Act.”
With vacation rental reservations down from 2021 in Panama City Beach, Mitch Warren, owner of Warren Beach Rentals & Property Management, said it seems like tourists might have "beach fatigue."