APOLLO BEACH — Manatees have long sought warmer waters during winter months, and this week's temperature drop likely gave visitors to the Tampa Electric Manatee Viewing Center a chance to see the marine mammals swimming in the heated discharge from the Big Bend Power Station.
In a single day, the world's population of northern white rhinos declined by 25 percent.
SANIBEL ISLAND — A massive fish kill on Sanibel Island could keep beachgoers out of the water and off of the sand.
HAVANA — The United States and Cuba signed an agreement Wednesday to join forces and protect the vast array of fish and corals both countries separated by just 90 miles of water share in common, the first environmental accord since announcing plans to renew diplomatic relations.
ST. PETERSBURG — A St. Petersburg City Council committee voted unanimously Monday to spend $1.5 million in cash from the BP settlement on sewer system repairs.
Don Curtis said he knew something was wrong when he saw the contract announcement from the Florida Department of Environmental Protection.
ST. PETERSBURG— How to fix an aging sewer system has been a much-discussed topic at City Hall since weeks of heavy rains led to more than 31 million gallons of sewage being dumped in August.
In October, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced that it had worked out a settlement with Mosaic Fertilizer, the world's largest phosphate mining company, over hazardous waste pollution. The company would pay nearly $2 billion to settle the suit and clean up operations at six Florida sites and two in …
Florida hunters killed 36 mother bears during last month's bear hunt, the first one in 21 years, state wildlife officials revealed in a new report released Thursday. They also killed more bears than the wildlife officials originally believed — 304, instead of 298.
CLEARWATER — Every time Island Estates resident Chris Van Slooten drives along the Clearwater Memorial Causeway, he scans the mangroves lining both sides of the road and cringes.