Have you ever seen a large toad with dry, warty skin and enlarged poison glands in your backyard? It might be a cane toad, an invasive species in Florida.
In June, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) declared that the El Niño phase of the El Niño- Southern Oscillation (ENSO) cycle has begun. Though this event occurs in the southern Pacific Ocean, it impacts the entire Earth. Read to learn more about ENSO, how it impacts Florida, and what that means for hurricane season.
Have you ever seen a large, warty, bug-eyed frog in your house or your backyard? It might be a Cuban treefrog, an invasive species in Florida.
Did you know there’s a bird in Florida that ONLY lives in Florida? Read more about Florida’s only endemic bird, and how you can help protect it.
Sea turtles lack sex chromosomes! Learn how climate change may be impacting sex ratios in wild populations and what that means for the future of sea turtles.
Seagrasses are important to the green sea turtle and to marine habitats worldwide.
Right after they hatch, sea turtles migrate hundreds of miles through the open ocean in search of food.
Sea turtles are extremely important to the health of marine ecosystems, and active awareness campaigns like World Sea Turtle Month promote their protection.
Florida panthers are a subspecies of mountain lion found only in South Florida.
Spreading over 700,000 acres in south and central Florida, the Brazilian peppertree is one of the most aggressive and widespread invasive plants in the state.