The nesting bald eagles on Sanibel and Captiva islands went somewhere, and did something, which allowed them all to survive Hurricane Ian’s 150-mph winds and near-direct landfall.
Here are the latest water levels in key south Florida water bodies from data collected between October 24 through October 30. Total volumes are reported in acre feet (AC FT).
In the weeks since Ian pulled away from the Sunshine State, city workers and concerned citizens filed hundreds of pollution reports to the state’s Department of Environmental Protection
Southwest Florida has already answered the immediate question after Hurricane Ian slammed into the coast, killing dozens of people and destroying thousands of homes with record-high storm surge: Will we rebuild?
Florida is in the midst of a swirling storm with a property insurance market that has been described as in free fall.
It’s been almost a century since a powerful hurricane drove storm surge up the Miami River, a worst-case scenario for what is now one of the most densely populated and at-risk coastal cities in the nation.
All kinds of natural disasters — hurricanes, tornadoes, floods, wildfires, dangerous heat waves — pose substantial risks to older adults. Yet, not enough seniors prepare for these events in advance, and efforts to encourage them to do so have been largely unsuccessful.
The tourism offices of Indian River, St. Lucie and Martin Counties announce the launch of season two of the Don’t Come Here: Stories of the Treasure Coast podcast.
Images from the aftermath of Hurricane Ian sent shockwaves across the world.
WASHINGTON -- More than $1.74 billion in federal grants, disaster loans and flood insurance payments has been provided to the state of Florida and to households to help survivors jumpstart their recovery after Hurricane Ian.
Blooms were detected in 18 water samples across four counties last week.
SARASOTA, Fla. — Each morning during sea turtle nesting season, which occurs between May 1 and Oct. 31, scientists and citizen volunteers comb 35 miles of shoreline in Sarasota County, Fla.
Researchers from Florida Gulf Coast University are studying the red tide blooming after Hurricane Ian, as Southwest Floridians hope it doesn’t last as long as the bloom post-Irma.
Ga. officials oppose new rules that would broaden vessel speed limits
VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. — It's been a month since Hurricane Ian ravaged Florida.
Sea levels have risen by about a foot along the coast of southwest Florida. That made Hurricane Ian’s storm surge even more dangerous.
For the average homeowner, few activities sound more tedious than spending an afternoon reviewing insurance policies.
By current CoreLogic estimates, the recent landfall of Hurricane Ian caused anywhere between $41 to $70 billion in damage, marking the sixth consecutive year a slow-moving tropical system destroyed part of the country.
We are in the early stages of sifting through the debris of Hurricane Ian and calculating the financial and human toll it took after coming ashore in Southwest Florida with 150 mph winds and 20 inches of rain.
The colorful dolphinfish, or mahi-mahi, is one of the most coveted species for recreational fishermen as well as the commercial vessels. Charter boat captains in Florida and Puerto Rico say they are seeing far fewer and much smaller fish in recent years. But who is to blame isn’t clear, and some point to climate change.
The organism that causes red tide is back in waters off the coast of Southwest Florida.
Hurricane Ian landed in Florida on Thursday evening, September 29, 2022. According to CoreLogic, estimated losses from wind and flooding damages to residential and commercial properties in Florida, South Carolina and other impacted states are between $41 billion and $70 billion
As summer winds down in Central and North Central Florida, we are anxiously awaiting the annual manatee season that officially runs from Nov. 1 through March 30.
Some question if the way to recover is to redevelop damaged swathes of fragile coastal areas
The Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation reported that Marine Lab Director Dr. Eric Milbrandt is aboard a collaborative research cruise organized by the Florida Institute of Oceanography (FIO) that set sail on Oct. 18 from St. Petersburg to evaluate water quality conditions in the wake of Hurricane Ian.