AT THE SHELL KEY PRESERVE — From a boat puttering along in the water, the sandy beach seems to go on and on. Then, abruptly, it ends at a mass of tangled, overturned mangroves where a great blue heron sits on an exposed root.
A bill that would outlaw the breeding and performing of killer whales in Florida has cleared the initial hurdle that kept it off the table last year: getting a lawmaker to file it in the first place.
ST. PETERSBURG — The city wants the state to change its environmental rules to make legal an illegal maneuver it has relied on a lot lately: flushing wastewater down into the aquifer.
TEMPLE TERRACE — When the spreading live oak in Woodmont Park first appeared, the country itself had just sprouted. If the estimation of the tree's age is accurate, it was there when George Washington was president.
A Naples man is recovering after he was attacked by a black bear at his apartment complex Wednesday night.
That is a logical conclusion after a recent mile-long walk along the road right of way fronting the western edge of the Cypress Creek Preserve in Land O' Lakes.
A North Carolina swamp park has posted a video explaining how alligators survive in a frozen pond, and it's both creepy and bizarre.
ST. PETERSBURG — Red Tide algae blooms and speeding boaters helped push manatee deaths in Florida to 538 in 2017, the third highest total on record, according to figures compiled by the state's Fish and Wildlife Research Institute.
Scattered across Florida are 19,000 underground petroleum storage tanks that are no longer in use and may be leaking into the aquifer, the state's drinking water supply.
WASHINGTON — Global warming is making the world's oceans sicker, depleting them of oxygen and harming delicate coral reefs more often, two studies show.