It’s spring break in Southwest Florida with tourists and seasonal visitors flocking to Collier County. Although Hurricane Ian ripped through the Gulf Coast six months ago, heavy traffic and long waits at restaurants demonstrate damage from the storm won’t deter those wanting to visit the Paradise Coast.
Florida residents may have trouble breathing after inhaling hydrogen sulfide
The Florida Department of Transportation’s much-anticipated plan to protect State Road A1A in Flagler Beach is almost anti-climatic, shifting much of the responsibility back to other governments.
March 26 (UPI) -- Officials in Miami Beach have declared a state of emergency as "massive crowds" of Spring Breakers descend on the Florida city causing mayhem, including the shooting deaths of two people.
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In partnership with Miami-Dade County and the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, the regional water-safety agency also works to reduce litter and debris from reaching the bay through the regional canal system.
A University of South Florida associate professor is attempting to break a world record by living underwater for 100 days. Joseph Dituri is studying how the human body responds to long-term exposure to extreme pressure – all while teaching his biomedical engineering class online.
The looming doom of a gargantuan sargassum bloom is an ominous omen for Florida's tourism industry, which heavily depends on its breathtaking beaches to draw in millions of travelers annually.
HR 1008 would add algal blooms to the list of environmental crises such as tornadoes and hurricanes covered by some disaster declarations, making it easier for governors to receive federal help when their states are hit by damaging blooms.
Millions of fish have washed up dead in southeastern Australia in what authorities and scientists say is caused by floods and hot weather
A massive buildup of seaweed that scientists have tracked for months has started to wash ashore the Sunshine State, with experts warning that the worst could still be ahead.
St. Helena Island outside Beaufort is among the many unique places along South Carolina’s coast and serves as a major focal point of our nation’s African American history.
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Daytona Beach Shores Mayor Nancy Miller said her office has been told that construction projects will have to be completed by May 1, when turtle nesting season begins, which usually runs through the spring and into the summer.
ESTERO, Fla. — As we battle red tide, many are now looking to the future as there are reports of tons of seaweed approaching Florida's coastline. The great Atlantic sargassum belt naturally occurs every year, but this year some claim the seaweed will overtake beaches in Florida.
Late wet season rainfall and a tropical storm in 2021 produced a banner year for Everglades wading birds, according to the latest tally by the South Florida Water Management District.
Residents face contamination and sanitation problems as groundwater levels increase.
Miami politicians announce climate tech funds, plus local startups are in the spotlight
Miami isn’t known for its majestic mountains. The tallest peaks in the South Florida landscape, in fact, are a series of landfills. The highest point south of Lake Okeechobee is the dump at Monarch Hill Renewable Energy Park, better known as Mount Trashmore, which towers 225 smelly feet above northern Broward County.
South Bay, Fla. – Feb. 22, 2023 -- Groundbreaking ceremonies have been used for centuries to celebrate the start of a new venture and give thanks to those who blazed a trail and made it possible.
Editor's note: The following story is from The Current, an independent, in-depth and investigative journalism website for Coastal Georgia. Feral horses — especially the females — live a short, sickly life on Georgia’s largest barrier island, advocates say.
The sandy beaches, expanses of marsh and wild horses on Cumberland Island draw visitors to the barrier island each summer, but as with every other beach on Georgia's coast, that beloved terrain is shifting.
The first piece of a series of concrete structures was lowered into the water off the coast of Miami Beach on Wednesday morning, a massive crane on the deck of a floating barge hoisting the unit into the air and sinking it to the seabed.
MIAMI (AP) — After decades of planning and pleading for political support and dollars to restore the Everglades, there are growing signs that the massive multibillion-dollar effort is beginning to “get the water right.”
A report from the First Street Foundation paints the state’s grim hurricane future.
City of North Myrtle Beach is one recipient city in SC for renourishment funds to repair Hurricane Ian damage (Credit: City of NMB)