MIAMI — A plant disease linked to sugarcane that had largely vanished 40 years ago has suddenly reappeared, becoming the first virus in the state to attack South Florida's manicured lawns.
They are the symbol of the Everglades, the animal that for decades most tourists have anticipated seeing during a visit to the national park.
ST. PETERSBURG — A big chunk of habitat for rare plants and animals within Boyd Hill Nature Preserve took a step toward permanent preservation status on Tuesday.
NORFOLK, Va. — Over the objection of environmental groups and Virginia's governor, a federal management plan released Tuesday will allow a form of natural gas drilling known as fracking to occur in parts of the largest national forest on the East Coast.
A consortium of science organizations led by the University of South Florida's College of Marine Science is getting a $20.2 million grant to continue leading studies of the impact of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster — in part by studying the impact of another Gulf of Mexico oil spill that happened in 1979.
TAMPA — A Florida panther suffering from shotgun wounds is the first patient in a new veterinary hospital for Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo.
On a Collier County road on Thursday, biologists found a female Florida panther that had been run over by a car or truck. The death of that 3- or 4-year-old panther marks the 19th roadkill death of one of Florida's official state animals this year.
Chinese leader Xi Jinping and President Barack Obama struck a surprise deal Wednesday to limit greenhouse gases that will likely intensify clean energy action around the world — and propel environmental changes in the United States.
FORT LAUDERDALE — The waves in the Fort Pierce Inlet jetty were picking up on Saturday, so Ryan Shapiro and his friends decided to make a move on their surfboards.