Canada's 4,000-year-old Milne Ice Shelf on the northwestern edge of Ellesmere Island had been the country's last intact ice shelf until the end of July when ice analyst Adrienne White of the Canadian Ice Service noticed that satellite photos showed that about 43% of it had broken off.
A report created by Pew Charitable Trust and SystemIQ outlines a potential plan that, if implemented immediately, could eliminate plastic waste in oceans.
Florida and Georgia have been fighting over access to fresh water for decades. And now Florida fishermen are paying for it.
Officials said the Arctic is heating more than twice as fast as the global average.
Apalachicola Bay oysters, sweet and salty mollusks best served raw on the half-shell with a little lemon juice, will be off the menu for up to five years in the latest effort to revive the oyster population in the Franklin County bay.
Italian coast guard divers worked throughout Sunday to free a sperm whale caught in fishing nets.
Polk County health officials have issued an advisory about apparent fuel contamination in Winter Haven's Lake Martha.
The chain has rebalanced the diet of some of the cows by adding lemon grass in a bid to limit bovine contributions to climate change.
The WMO is expecting the global temperature average to increase by at least 1.64 degrees each year over the next five years.
Saturday morning, dozens of volunteers with the Florida Aquarium, Keep Pinellas Beautiful and St. Petersburg College came out to get their hands dirty and plant hundreds of mangroves along the St. Petersburg shoreline. The trees may still be small, but they have a big job to do.
A federal judge has ordered the Dakota Access pipeline to shut down until more environmental review is done.
For all its natural beauty, the Nature Coast has not been protected as an aquatic preserve until Governor Ron DeSantis last night signed a bill passed in the legislature creating the Nature Coast Aquatic Preserve. It consists of more than 400,000 acres along the coast of Citrus, Hernando, and Pasco counties.
Further acknowledging that climate change is a growing concern in his state, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has signed into law a measure requiring public coastal construction projects to first be reviewed for impacts on the state's fragile seashore because of rising sea levels.
Administrator Andrew Wheeler's announcement was the latest in a series of Trump administration rollbacks or eliminations of existing or pending public health and environmental protections, targeting Obama administration initiatives in particular. The Trump administration says the regulations are burdensome to business and are unnecessary.
There was bipartisan outrage over a report that the Trump administration is preparing to open the door to oil and gas drilling off Florida’s Eastern Gulf-Coast after the November election. But the government says it's more "fake news."
As sea turtle nesting season gets underway, conservation groups are reminding beachgoers to fill in umbrella holes and remove other hazards from the beach to allow baby turtles the best chance at making their way to the water.
The high demand for personal protective equipment amid shortages caused by the coronavirus pandemic may have unintended consequences to the environment, as one European environmental group pointed out in a video that has surfaced on social media showing divers removing masks and gloves from the ocean.
On Lido Beach, humans aren't the only ones taking advantage of the white sugary sand.
Researchers in Florida have rediscovered an “ultra-rare” metallic blue bee that hadn’t been spotted in years – so long that experts weren’t sure it still existed.
The eruption was the worst volcanic disaster in the history of the conterminous United States, according to the United States Geological Survey.