Upstairs at the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science, past smiling employees at the front desk and cubicles full of researchers and staffers, lies a secluded room behind a password-protected door. Inside, unmoving taxidermies of bears, snakes, and birds stand next to rows of sterile bones, s ... More >>
Stephen McCulloch has gone into seclusion since FAU fired him last February from his job as program manager of the Marine Mammal Program at Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute. We haven't been able to reach him or his attorneys. See also: - Navy Tests Could Kill Dolphins by the Thousands Off the ... More >>
A great white shark has been spotted off the coast of Daytona, according to the OCEARCH ocean research group. The shark, named Katherine, weighs in at 2,300 pounds and is reportedly 14 feet, 2 inches long. Katherine was tagged off the coast of Cape Cod by OCEARCH on August 20. She emerged off the ... More >>
Yesterday afternoon, Rep. Patrick Murphy gave us a shout to talk about the briefing he's holding in Washington, D.C., today for members of Congress regarding the nasty pollution that's flowing from Lake Okeechobee through two rivers and killing everything all the way to the east and west coasts of F ... More >>
See also "Florida Sponges Rebounding; What Killed Them Remains A Mystery" and "Mystery Sponge-Killing Disease Now Seen From Palm Beach To Florida Keys"Earlier this year, giant red barrel sponges off the coast of Florida started dying. Scientists became concerned as reports of the disintegr ... More >>
Update [5:30 p.m.]: Broward County has two shelters open for those living in low-lying areas and mobile homes.Update [2:50 p.m.]: Broward County schools will be closed on MondayUpdate [1:30 p.m.]: Miami-Dade schools will be closed on Monday. Palm Beach County schools remain openIsaac ain't ... More >>
As part of a multi-million dollar project to renovate Dania Beach Pier and the surrounding marina and beaches, City Commissioners have entered into a 10-year lease agreement with Quarterdeck Restaurants.Quarterdeck's Paul Flanagan told Clean Plate Charlie that the Dania Beach Quarterdeck should be o ... More >>
Monroe County Sheriff's OfficeJulio Mompeller allegedly delayed a Florida Highway Patrol trooper and his family on their way to a 9/11 ceremony, by pulling out his penis on the highway.An off-duty Florida Highway Patrol trooper says he was on his way to a 9/11 ceremony with his wife and kid when ... More >>
Apparently cocaine is, indeed, a hell of a drug.The Monroe County Sheriff's Office has confirmed that the cause of death for 53-year-old Thomas Swindal -- who died after snorting an unknown white powder from a brick he found floating in the Florida Keys -- was a cocaine overdose.The autopsy resul ... More >>
Mighty good eatin': The Florida spiny lobster.The last Wednesday and Thursday of this month traditionally means two things: boiled crustaceans with lots of melted butter, and drowned divers, capsized boats and bouts with the bends. That's because the official Florida lobster miniseason (Ju ... More >>
B. BrownOil off of Port Everglades Yesterday, a Fort Lauderdale-based yacht captain was boating about 12.5 miles offshore from Port Everglades when he and his passengers noticed the oil slick pictured above. According to the captain, the slick was about a half-mile long. It was unlike anyth ... More >>
Why don't we get drunk and...stop writing horrible songs? The Miami Dolphins announced today that Dolphins Satdium will henceforth be known as LandShark Stadium. We won't even get into the fact that the Marlins and the Dolphins play in that stadium, and Sharks eat both of those animals. (I bet ... More >>
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