A scientist named Marc C. Minno was organizing some files in his office last month when something odd fell out of a folder. He peered down at the floor and saw it was a small cockroach, maybe half an inch long.
ARIPEKA — SunWest Park in northwest Pasco County will open to the public at noon Saturday for a Fourth of July preview.
As an amateur photographer, I like taking pictures of wild animals in nature: alligators in the swamp, eagles on the treetops. But about a year ago, I decided to do the opposite. I picked up my camera and started hunting for wild animals in areas we consider human turf.
Five years after oil from the Deepwater Horizon disaster tainted the Panhandle's sugar-white beaches, petroleum giant BP agreed Thursday to an $18.7 billion settlement with Florida, four other gulf states and the federal government.
ST. PETERSBURG — Mike Price, who rehabilitates neighborhood wildlife with the help of his 14-year-old daughter, Tessa Dawson-Price, nursed mother ducks back to health recently, saving their hatchlings after several of them near Lake Pasadena started dying mysteriously.
Florida legislators, some of whom got helicopter rides and hefty donations to their political action committees, approved millions of taxpayer dollars for a water-farming project that critics compared to corporate welfare.
Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi joined seven other states' top lawyers Tuesday in a suit challenging new federal rules designed to better protect the nation's wetlands.
Five years after the Deepwater Horizon disaster off the coast of Louisiana dumped between 3 million and 5 million barrels of oil into the Gulf of Mexico, scientists now say they have proof that a little bit of it wound up on a Pinellas County beach.
Bacteria levels high at Strickland Beach
The New Guinea flatworm is kind of a pest. In fact, it's considered one of the world's most invasive species. When it shows up uninvited to a region where it lacks natural predators, it makes itself at home — at the cost of native species forced to compete with it. And now, the flatworm has made its way to …