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Miami Environment

Everglades: A 'Sweet' Deal For More Pollution?

Sun Sentinel | ANDY REID | Posted 03.12.2013 | Miami

Big Sugar land deals lumped into Florida's revamped Everglades restoration plan are raising concerns with environmentalists worried about prolonging w...

Biscayne National Park As A "Sacrifice Zone?"

Eye On Miami | Gimleteye | Posted 03.12.2013 | Miami

I googled to see if I could find the first usage of the term "sacrifice zone". The term describes areas (and neighbors) we sacrifice in order to pollu...

ANOTHER Invasive Fish In South Florida?

Florida Keys Keynoter | Kevin Wadlow | Posted 03.11.2013 | Miami

Deep-diving spearfishermen surfaced with a mystery Dec. 23 south of Pacific Reef Light off North Key Largo. "I was shocked when I saw it," Wayne Gram...

Wading Bird Nests Plummet

Sun Sentinel | ANDY REID | Posted 02.22.2013 | Miami

South Florida's wading bird population suffered during 2012, with nesting on the decline due to the return of too much water too fast for herons, Wood...

Florida's Rivers Are In Trouble

Orlando Sentinel | Kevin Spear | Posted 02.16.2013 | Miami

Florida's rivers are in trouble. That's what the Orlando Sentinel found after a yearlong evaluation of some of the state's biggest and smallest, mo...

LOOK: Miami's Marine Biology As You've Never Seen It Before

The Huffington Post | Janie Campbell | Posted 12.17.2012 | Miami

Some people say -- and they make a good case -- that to understand Miami you have to understand the forces and influences of the drug trade, money, an...

LOOK: Students Design Everglades Park's Only Shelter

Sun Sentinel | Mike Clary | Posted 02.12.2013 | Miami

The two visitors who blew into Flamingo at the southernmost point in Everglades National Park seven years ago totally wrecked the place. Ever since h...

Underwater Beauty ENDANGERED

Florida Keys Keynoter | Kevin Wadlow | Posted 02.04.2013 | Miami

Seven corals found in Florida Keys waters could be added to the list of oceanic species federally protected under the Endangered Species Act. The dec...

VIDEO: Will Fort Lauderdale Beach Ever Return To Normal?

Sun Sentinel | Mike Clary | Posted 01.26.2013 | Miami

FORT LAUDERDALE Four blocks of State Road A1A, ravaged by churning waves that have undermined the roadway and torn up sidewalks and seawall, have beco...

Gasoline Spill In Water Off North Bay Village

Posted 01.04.2013 | Miami

Approximately 225 gallons of gasoline spilled into the waters off North Bay Village Sunday morning when a dock collapse broke two fuel lines, NBC6 rep...

What Does A Coral Reef Sound Like?

Posted 10.26.2012 | Miami

What does a coral reef sound like? Perhaps surprisingly, it isn't a cacophony of indie-band boings and wriggles. In fact, thanks to University of ...

PHOTOS: Giant Snail Invasion's HUGE Cost To Date

Posted 09.05.2012 | Miami

A slimy invasion is still oozing through Miami, and we aren't talking about South Beach club-loving tourists. State agriculture officials announced We...

LOOK: Record-Breaking Python Nabbed In Everglades

The Huffington Post | Janie Campbell | Posted 04.17.2013 | Miami

There are some Florida records no one wants to see broken, but apparently the exotic snakes invading the Everglades weren't informed. Researchers ...

LOOK: 10 Challenges Facing South Florida's Environment

The Huffington Post | Christiana Lilly | Posted 08.02.2012 | Miami

On Saturday, people around the world will literally be joining hands in a sign of solidarity to protect the planet's oceans. "Hands Across The Sand...

Our New Urban Core Transit Options

www.miamiherald.com | Posted 08.24.2012 | Miami

Maryann Romero happily left her car at her Brickell Avenue condo to go shopping downtown the other day, an urban outing made possible only recently wi...

What Happened To Flat Iron Park?

www.thecrespogramreport.com | Posted 06.16.2012 | Miami

On December 19, 2011, Commissioner Marc Sarnoff and a collection of the usual suspects staged an orchestrated press conference on a piece of property ...

PHOTOS: 33,000 Giant African Land Snails Captured In Miami

Huffington Post | Janie Campbell | Posted 05.08.2012 | Miami

Miami is being invaded again, and we're not talking about snowbirds -- though this problem moves just as slowly. More than 33,000 giant African land s...