Florida’s extensive coastlines provide incredible resources for the state’s residents, ecosystems, and economy. It also means the shores are very susceptible to erosion. Living shorelines are a management approach to provide erosion control and countless ecosystem benefits.
Learn about fibropapillomatosis, a disease causing harmful tumors on sea turtles in Florida and around the globe.
Mangrove forests are highly productive and incredibly unique ecosystems that tolerate copious amounts of saltwater and are home to immense biodiversity. Unfortunately, they face threats from various sectors all across the state.
Learn what is causing increased hurricane activity and what you can do to protect yourself!
Fossil fuels are being extracted off the coast of our state through a practice known as offshore drilling. This type … Continued
What’s going on? Out of the five species of sea turtles found in Florida, four of them are endangered and … Continued
Don’t let this plant’s beauty fool you! Water hyacinth, or Pontederia/Eichhornia crassipes, is a Category 1 Invasive in Florida and is currently wreaking havoc on freshwater ecosystems all across the state.
Explore the history of the Florida Everglades, why restoration is so important, and how you can help.
What’s Going On? Urban sprawl is the rapid expansion and development of cities and towns. It is characterized by low-density … Continued
What’s going on? Invasive species tend to make Florida their home due to the state’s warm and hospitable climate. Not … Continued