The United States Association of Reptile Keepers wants the government to lift the ban on bringing invasive snakes and reptiles into places like the Everglades. According to a lawsuit filed by The Keepers, the science behind banning people from introducing snakes into an ecosystem they absolutely do ... More >>
Sadly, Florida has seen a lot of pilot whales wash ashore or beach themselves in the past couple of months. Last Sunday, 25 pilot whales were found dead off the shores of Kice Island, in the southwest part of the state. On Friday, a team of biologists began performing necropsies on the dead whales ... More >>
The Dan A. Hughes Company, an independent oil and gas exploration company headquartered in Beeville, Texas, apparently owns the mineral rights to an onshore oil reserve known as the Sunniland Trend, which stretches from Ft. Myers to Miami. And they fully intend on fracking the crap out of it. Accor ... More >>
Courtesy, AP/Everglades Nat'l ParkAt left, you'll find the single most interesting picture taken in Florida in the last five years. (Other than this one, I mean.) Pictured is a 13-foot Burmese Python which has bitten off more than it can chew -- except the python has dispensed with the biting, an ... More >>
It's true -- and strange -- that Gov. Charlie Crist was good friends with the man behind the most colossal fraud in Broward County history, Scott Rothstein. But Fort Lauderdale author E.J. Bellew (a nom de plume) imagines a scenario in which a character based on Crist is haunted by a romantic his ... More >>
Flickr: devilspotatoAn alligator at night in the Florida Everglades.
Flickr: MattShermanSunset in the Florida Everglades west of Broward.
Flickr: 6914tmA roseate spoonbill in the Florida Everglades.
Somehow, that island theme makes that bowl of nasty kava go down smooth. Almost.
Everglades' old guard girds for county park fight
Can a hardy little moth stop the fern that wants to eat the Everglades?
Exhibit offers a history of Florida's wetlands
A lush idyllic chunk of the Everglades was transformed by bulldozers and a huge tree-eating juggernaut