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Indian River Lagoon

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...

Water Farming: An Engineering Concept That Is Saving Florida's Coasts

Christian Caballero | Posted 05.11.2016 | Green
Christian Caballero

You might not be familiar with the term, but the practice is paying huge dividends in a state that is desperate to protect its abundant natural resources.

Conservative Group Sues To Strip Manatees Of 'Endangered' Status

Sun Sentinel | David Fleshler | Posted 07.02.2014 | Green

A non-profit legal organization has filed suit to force the federal government to reclassify the manatee from endangered to threatened, reopening the ...

Lake Okeechobee Needs a Champion

Jane Graham | Posted 01.23.2014 | Miami
Jane Graham

Imagine a great expanse of clear water with a soft sandy bottom, teeming with native birds and wildlife. This is what Lake Okeechobee used to be. But now, after years of pollution, Florida's great lake is hurting.

Devastating Photos Of Florida Pollution Will Fill You With Rage

Posted 10.03.2013 | Miami

On Thursday, Rep. Patrick Murphy (D-Fla.) will present shocking photos of polluted Florida waterways to Congress "so that Washington can see the press...

Mass Animal Deaths At Florida 'Killing Zone'

Posted 06.20.2013 | Miami

Day after day, dolphins floated up dead, emaciated down to their skeletons. Florida's Indian River Lagoon, considered one of the most diverse ecosyste...