There are about 1,000 marine protected areas in the United States Marine protected areas are dedicated spaces where a government has restricted human activities for the purpose of conservation. They can be used for habitat conservation efforts, protection of endangered species, environmental research, and more.
How wildlife crossings help manage wildlife movement in the face of rapid urbanization.
What can snail kites can tell us about Florida’s changing environment?
Explore the history of the Florida Everglades, why restoration is so important, and how you can help.
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Scientists are working to identify the bat’s ecological needs and delineate its critical habitat.
Soil is more than just dirt. It’s a complex ecosystem filled with living things, organic matter, minerals, and even liquids and gases. But soil in Florida is at risk from a number of climate change-related threats and human-caused issues.
First reported in 2014, stony coral tissue loss disease has infected more than 30 species of corals ranging over 96,000 acres throughout Florida’s Reef Tract.
The Florida Wildlife Corridor Act aims to better connect Florida’s natural lands and prevent habitat fragmentation.