Researchers can now use optical machinery, like high-tech cameras, to glean information about Earth from afar.
Our environment wasn't always protected in the United States – until modern-day environmental policies entered the scene.
The Florida Cabinet recently approved $79 million in Florida Forever funds to conserve nearly 32,000 acres of land in the state.
Radio, GPS and satellite technology have made it possible for scientists to monitor a variety of marine species even more closely.
The new bill was introduced to the U.S. Senate to identify and control invasive species in the Everglades.
Despite COVID-19 closures, land conservation plans move forward and some animal and plant research has remained operational.
Turtle Trouble: A New Virus, Hotter Sand Temperatures and a Turtle’s Sense of Smell Threaten Florida Populations
Both sea and freshwater turtles play key roles in their ecosystems.
Warmer waters are leading to smaller oysters, while the dumping of ships ballast water can exacerbate the spread of coral disease.
Invasive species compete with native animals and plants for resources like food and habitat, often upsetting the balance of natural ecosystems.
Explore the links in this post to learn more about proposed legislation that pertains to Florida's environment and natural resources.