Florida

toads

Thousands of Poisonous Toads Have Overrun a Florida Town

Warm weather and heavy rainfall sparked a massive breeding cycle for the invasive toads.
Becky Ferreira
3.26.19
Offshore

Trump Wants to Allow Seismic Oil Surveys in the Atlantic Ocean

Companies can now apply for permits to shoot underwater airguns that hurt ecosystems to assess offshore drilling potential.
Becky Ferreira
11.30.18
vaping

Why Florida Just Banned Indoor Vaping and Offshore Drilling With a Single Vote

The state of Florida voted in favor of Amendment 9 that lumps the two issues together for environmental reasons.
Sarah Emerson
11.8.18
chubbs

Watch a Giant Gator Named 'Chubbs' Scare and Entice Golfers In Florida

Chubbs and colossal, slow-rolling gators like him are beneficiaries of 45 years of alligator conservation.
Becky Ferreira
10.17.18
red tide

Toxic Red Tide Spreads From Florida's Gulf Coast Into Atlantic Waters

Beaches were temporarily closed in Miami and Palm Beach this week as Florida's algae bloom spread.
Becky Ferreira
10.5.18
Shark Food

Scientists Identify the First-Known Omnivorous Shark

The bonnethead shark's diet is about 60% seagrass according to new research.
Becky Ferreira
9.6.18
Outer Limits

Inside Florida’s Alligator Hunting Season

I went to Florida's alligator hunting grounds to see how they were killed and sold.
Zak Bennett
11.13.17
Outer Limits

Undraining the Swamp

Florida is trying to undo decades of damage to the Everglades.
Ankita Rao
11.4.17
Dispatch

‘It’s All Very Grim’: Hurricane Irma Leaves Behind a Broken Paradise in the Florida Keys

Residents returned to their devastated homes this week after a mandatory evacuation.
Zak Bennett
9.19.17
sea level

Miami’s Close Call with Irma May Make Climate-Blind Real-Estate Developers More Reckless

The American economy’s presumed self-healing power is a reassuring trope.
Paul Cox and Stan Cox
9.19.17
gone phishin

New Bitcoin Scam Targets Hurricane Irma Anxiety

This sucks.
Jordan Pearson
9.13.17
hurricane irma

Floridians Are Coping With Irma Using Memes and Fake Facebook Events

The authors of the pages say they’re just trying to make the best of a bad situation.
Steven Wright
9.8.17
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