Everglades

Hurricane Irma Turned the Everglades into a Tree 'Graveyard,' NASA Lasers Reveal

VIENNA — Hurricane Irma turned the vast mangrove forests of the Everglades into a tree graveyard, new NASA images reveal.<p>The mass tree casualties …

Rainfall

World Heritage Day, scenic mazes

Today is World Heritage Day. This is the first time MazeToons has celebrated World Heritage Day but not the first time I have featured a “World …

Webcomics

New Research Shows the Everglades Are Still Hurting Months After Irma

Hurricane Irma may be a fading memory for those who didn’t experience its heavy rains or ferocious winds. But in the Everglades, the damage is still …

Environment

Conservatives in the Everglades: Sun Belt Environmentalism and the Creation of Everglades National Park

At the end of World War II, several southern states sought to sustain the economic growth they had experienced during the war. Many focused on …

Political Science

Meet the Artist Selling Live-Work Space in a Swamp to Troll Miami's Gentrifiers

Carlos Rigau's Endless Everglades project half-seriously suggests that artists move to the Florida marsh for affordable rent.<p>“You’re <i>sick</i> of displacing the historically disenfranchised. Endless Everglades,” says a spokesman over soft, corporate muzak. He’s standing in front of the abandoned Aerojet …

Real Estate

Back to the Wild: Trapped Birds to Be Freed in Everglades

MIAMI (AP) — More than 100 birds that were illegally trapped as part of wildlife trafficking operations will be set free in the Florida …

Birds

Short Films: Untitled - Everglades Project Short Film

Casting for a 30 minute short film. Directed by International award winning filmmaker. A story about a young woman who is a headstrong 24 year old …

Everglades National Park

4:32pm: Regional Water District Makes Key Land Purchase For Everglades Reservoir by WLRN - Listen to music

Everglades National Park

Birds Galore! Spectacular Photos of Florida's Nesting Boom

When the conditions are just right, the Everglades become a sprawling, soggy, chick-making machine, supporting unfathomable numbers of nesting wading …

Birds

10 stunning places you should visit while they still exist

10 stunning places you should visit while they still exist<p>Getty Images<p>Travel is one of the best ways to gain new experiences. This holds especially …

National Parks

Building highways outside the Urban Development Boundary will hurt Everglades restoration

On behalf of the 63 organizations of the Everglades Coalition, committed to the protection and restoration of the Everglades, we urge Miami-Dade …

Sea Level

The real Marjory Stoneman Douglas and the legacy she left to the students of her namesake school

My second thought — first thought, “More horror” — after hearing of the February school massacre in Florida was about the name of the school …

National Parks

6:20am: Port Everglades shut down for more than two hours after bomb scare by WLRN - Listen to music

Everglades National Park

Discover Florida’s Everglades for A Nature-Inspired Adventure

As one of the most popular destinations of Florida’s Paradise Coast, the Everglades should be on your wish-list for outdoor adventure and discovery. …

National Parks

Port Everglades pier on lockdown during bomb squad investigation

Activity at Port Everglades Pier 29 has stalled since just after 11 a.m. Sunday as the Broward sheriff’s bomb squad investigates in the area.<p>The port …

Everglades National Park

Household name/Weekend Reader for Sunday, April 8

I'm guessing the typical American news consumer has heard her name a couple of hundred times in the past eight weeks. I'd also surmise that the …

Scott Pruitt

Researchers Race to Thwart Toxic Algae Outbreaks

Blooms have been fouling bodies of water from the Florida Everglades to the Great Lakes and beyond<p>Ed Weinberg thinks he has developed the best way to stop the toxic blooms of blue-green algae that have been fouling bodies of water from the Florida Everglades to the Great Lakes and beyond.<p>The algae …

Great Lakes

Reward Offered For Fugitive In 1996 ValuJet Crash

The FBI is still searching for an airline mechanic with Atlanta ties who may have played a role in the 1996 plane crash in the Everglades.<p>ATLANTA, GA …

Crime

FBI offers $10K for info on ValuJet fugitive

For more than 20 years, the FBI has been looking for one fugitive who may have played in role in the fatal ValuJet crash that nose-dived into the marshy waters of the Everglades in 1996.

Justice

Majory Stoneman Douglas -- 'Queen of the Everglades'

On this date in 1890, a couple in Minneapolis, Frank and Lillian Stoneman, prepared for the arrival of their first and only child. The baby arrived …

Politics

Everglades National Park on breezy winter day

On the drive from Key West to Miami Airport in January 2018, I made a detour into Everglades National Park arriving at the Ernest F. Coe entrance …

Everglades National Park

Florida's Wading Birds Are Nesting In Droves This Year

From mangroves along the coast to hardwoods clustered in inland marshes, South Florida’s forest canopies are dripping with pink and ivory. This …

Birds

The 8 Best Everglades Boat Tours to Buy in 2018

Spanning 1.5 million acres across South Florida, Everglades National Park is a World Heritage Site, an International Biosphere Reserve and a unique …

Outdoors

Researcher is thirsty for sustainable Everglades

Small-scale droughts can have big effects on the Florida Everglades. Ph.D. student Anteneh Abiy is digging deep into these abnormally low rainfall …

Everglades National Park

Florida photographer captures the stunning beauty of the Everglades

Years of practice have made Paul Marcellini one of the state's best landscape photographers.<p>As a Miami native, photographer Paul Marcellini grew up …

Nature Photography

Record rain led to bonanza year for Florida’s wading birds. Just not in the right places

The record rain that pounded South Florida and left the state a sodden mess last spring had a silver lining: an explosion of wading birds.<p>Threatened …

Birds

Miami tour bus guide: My job is easy because ‘the city sells itself’

My father came down to Miami from Chicago in 1952 and my mom in 1953. He worked as a lifeguard and she worked at the old Jackson Hospital. They met …

News (U.S.)

Missing kayaker from Lockport found safe in Florida Everglades, Coast Guard says

A 57-year-old man from Lockport who went missing during a kayaking trip in Everglades National Park in Florida was found Tuesday morning and is safe, according to the U.S. Coast Guard.<p>In a news release, the Coast Guard said one of its helicopter crews located James Matthew Soltis while he was …

Coast Guard

Lockport man missing after 10-day Florida Everglades trip found safe

MIAMI — Crews from the U.S. Coast Guard and the National Park Service located a 57-year-old man who didn’t return from a 10-day kayaking trip into …

Chicago

Missing Illinois Kayaker Found Safe In Florida Everglades

<b>MIAMI (CBS) —</b> The U.S. Coast Guard has found an Illinois kayaker who was reported missing, when he didn’t return as expected from a 10-day trip in …

Coast Guard