The Arctic region is changing dramatically as a result of climate change. Permafrost is melting and releasing carbon into the atmosphere, and a new federal report suggests that this may have tipped the Arctic region past the point of no return, making it a global warming accelerator.
There's a stinky situation that just won’t go away in Polk County.
Many Christmas sweaters contain harmful materials that are adding to world's pollution problem, according to a U.K. environmental charity.
The whale was found with roughly 220 pounds of garbage and debris, including sections of net, plastic cups and bags.
State geologists are warning Pasco County residents about dozens of depressions that have opened up in their neighborhood.
Florida citrus growers remain eager for solutions to the industry and fruit-killing greening fungus. Fruits grown at UF could be the answer.
The city of Clearwater is shelling out more than $1 million to buy six new trash systems and a truck to collect the garbage.
Red tide has since registered in low amounts off Siesta Key Beach. In Venice and Nokomis, it's medium to high counts. An east wind has kept dead fish away, but 30 miles off north Venice, a fish kill of grouper was reported to the FWC.
Eckerd College signed a pledge to stop spending school money on any single-use plastics.
Red tide is back in the Tampa Bay Area. The latest testing from Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission confirms high concentrations of Karenia brevis, the red tide organism, along parts of the Sarasota shoreline, including areas around Venice Beach and Caspersen Beach.
Beginning Nov. 5, the Southwest Florida Water Management District is hosting feral pig hunting season to rid the community of the destructive animals.
Saltwater Brewery in Delray Beach, Florida opened in 2013 with two goals in mind: Make good craft beer and be kind to the environment, specifically the ocean.
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission says tests show "very low concentrations" of red tide offshore of Pinellas County.
So far, the levels are registering at "low" to "medium" counts, which means the water still looks clear. That's why officials are posting those signs -- so beachgoers are aware red tide is present, even though they can't see it.
Warming temperatures resulting from climate change are having a dramatic and potentially devastating effect on sea turtle populations — as temperatures rise, so does the temperature of the sandy beaches where turtles lay their eggs, and this means that an overwhelming majority of turtles are now born female.
Federal scientists will begin testing at least 50 volunteers who work and live near South Florida’s Lake Okeechobee, where toxic blooms have been particularly intense. They will take blood samples, urine samples, and nose swabs to find out which toxins they may have been exposed to -- and how much.
A popular activity in Pinellas County is being shut down. The Board of County Commissioners voted Tuesday night to ban horseback riding near the Sunshine Skyway Bridge. Officials say the hobby is damaging seagrass and causing water quality issues.
It all started with a social media post 12 years ago. Three words that read, "Just one thing."
An eco-friendly trend in shopping has reached Tampa. The city's first zero-waste store encourages customers to fill their own containers, again and again.
When the Manatee Solar Energy Center opened in 2017, there was one missing piece: The technology to store energy not used during the day.