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Five Reasons Vero Beach Is Your New Favorite Florida Destination

Xaque Gruber | Posted 06.28.2016 | Travel
Xaque Gruber

While too many of Florida's waterfront cities have succumbed to claustrophobic overdevelopment, tacky tourist traps, and high-rises, Vero Beach remain...

Dodging Gators On Lake Jesup, Florida's 'Natural' Theme Park

Kari Haugeto | Posted 04.09.2015 | Travel
Kari Haugeto

Lake Jesup is one of Central Florida's largest lakes and part of the St. John's River system. Seminole County, just north of flashy Orange county, bills itself as Florida's "natural" choice. We have to agree. We live here.

PHOTOS: Airboats And Alligators In The Everglades

Visit Florida | Posted 10.27.2012 | Travel
Visit Florida

The airboats that Erv operates are ungainly machines, light aluminum skiffs powered by muscular automobile engines mounted on the back, above the water line.

Fixing the Everglades: Looking for Wisdom in An Artificial Swamp

Joseph B. Treaster | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Joseph B. Treaster

Researchers have designed open-air laboratories that are big enough for birds and fish to come in and react to what is going on. They become part of the experiment.

Americans Rejected 'Drill, Baby, Drill' -- Bush Should Respect Our Choice

Robert Redford | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Robert Redford

On the very day that we raised our voices for change and voted to move away from the failed energy philosophy of "drill, baby, drill," the Bush administration dragged us in the opposite direction.