The environmental keystone of the South Florida ecosystem, the Everglades, remains the largest subtropical wilderness in the United States, and a landscape of almost mystical power. "Grassy Waters," the Seminole first called it; "River of Grass," the Anglos later said. See also: Dropping Acid in th ... More >>
At Vista View Park in Davie, four baby burrowing owls are prompting some wacky human activity. Burrowing owls are protected in Florida. Their populations are threatened because of habitat destruction that has come as humans develop natural areas. These days, the owls often build their burrows in o ... More >>
The very owls Florida Atlantic University is named after are being seriously threatened by the school's ever-expanding buildings and dormitories. Burrowing owls, along with gopher tortoises and other species of life, currently live in a nature preserve nestled between the campus parking lot and Boca ... More >>
Under the banner of environmental preservation and with leading participation by the Independent Traditional Seminole Nation, Earth Day will see protests against FPL's plans for a power plant in the Everglades on the border of the Big Cypress Reservation. See also:Welcome to the Everglades Ranch Wh ... More >>
When WPB State Rep. Mark Pafford announced he was offering walking tours of the Florida outback to his constituents (and anyone else who cares to make the trip), "bemused" was the word that came to mind: What was a nice Jewish boy from Miami doing trekking around in the swamp, scoping out the wildli ... More >>
It didn't take long for the business community to come running to the defense of Herschel Vinyard.Free Market Florida, a self-described "unapologetic advocate for the principles of the free market," on Thursday issued a press release saying that the Environmental Protection Agency sho ... More >>
The "renewable energy" program you're chipping in for spews the same old pollutants
Forget the awful past, Palm Beach's sugar barons say. It's time to make nicey-nicey and go into real estate.
Gov. Bush's Scripps gamble is sucking up state funds -- and the Everglades with it
Yeah, Jeb's boys saved the Miami Blue. But since then, it's been open season on the environment.
Teams from across the continent compete with the locals
A lush idyllic chunk of the Everglades was transformed by bulldozers and a huge tree-eating juggernaut
There are all kinds of reasons not to eat hearty pub fare at Trafalgar Tavern. Ignore them.
The state has a big job in trying to save the Everglades. Question is, Does it know what it's doing?
Big, dead cats in the middle of the road -- lots of them
Buck Island Ranch is home to the threatened caracara, and it's a laboratory where ranchers and conservationists are learning to work together
Money from Florida's best-selling license plate was supposed to help protect the panther. Instead it's going for swamp buggies and butterfly gardens.