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Wetland restoration in the northern Everglades: Watershed potential and nutrient legacies

To most people, restoration of Florida's Everglades means recovering and protecting the wetlands of south Florida. What many don't realize is how …

Ocean warming affecting Florida reefs

Late-summer water temperatures near the Florida Keys were warmer by nearly 2 degrees Fahrenheit in the last several decades compared to a century …

U.S. methane emissions exceed government estimates

Emissions of methane from fossil fuel extraction and refining activities in the South Central United States are nearly five times higher than …

New Model Can Track Movement Of Giant 'Garbage Patches' On Ocean Surfaces

There are at least five big patches of garbage floating around the planet's oceans and some are as big as the state of Texas, scientists said in a …

Extensive harbor cleanup begins after Port of L.A. fire

Port of Los Angeles authorities are beginning an extensive harbor cleanup in the aftermath of a fire that burned through much of a wharf and released toxic gases and smoke into surrounding communities.<p>The largest fire at the port in decades erupted Monday night, devouring 800 feet of a 1920s-era …

Why Wildlife Trafficking Is a Human Problem of Global Concern

World leaders are gathered again in New York for the annual session of the United Nations General Assembly to discuss some of the greatest crises challenging the global community today. They have already taken up the issues of climate change, the terror threat posed by the Islamic State, and the …