The putrid, rotten-egg smell that has plagued Lake Okeechobee's neighbors is the same odor Rick Garrity remembers gagging on when he moved to Tampa in 1977.
ST. PETERSBURG — Historic rains last year overwhelmed the city's ancient wastewater system, sending 31.5 million gallons of untreated and partially treated sewage gushing into the waters of Tampa Bay and Boca Ciega Bay in August.
PALM HARBOR — Vincent Yeo was sitting on his back porch, having coffee and looking out at Lake Tarpon with his wife, Marie, when he saw something moving in the water.
First it drives them insane. Then it kills them.
The manatees are dying again.
Between 2012 to 2015, state officials said 158 manatees died in Florida's Indian River Lagoon, once known as the most diverse ecosystem in America. They weren't alone — pelicans and dolphins died by the score in the polluted lagoon too.
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A pair of manatees are back in the wild after receiving critical care at Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo.
Fifteen years after Jeb Bush and Bill Clinton reached a landmark accord to revive the Everglades, billions of dollars have been spent but not much marsh has been restored, and the River of Grass continues to cycle through the same familiar struggles.
As a rule, most flowers will last about as long indoors as they do on the plant. But in the heat of summer, they may live longer indoors. And you don't have to be a florist to arrange them.
OLDSMAR — An algae bloom of unknown origin has killed what a Pinellas County official described Thursday as "thousands and thousands" of fish in an outfall canal between Lake Tarpon and the northern reaches of Tampa Bay.