Polluted wastewater at an abandoned phosphate mine in Manatee County was pumped into Tampa Bay to stop a leak.
The fact sheets represent information cultivated by 75 scientists representing academia, nonprofit organizations, and local, state, and federal agencies.
Have you ever come across a pond or lake thats surface was overgrown with mucky green plants and algae?
Meanwhile, wading birds are returning to historic nesting sites in the Everglades, but in lower numbers.
Pollution has been plaguing Florida waterways for years. Fecal bacteria and excess nutrients can be found in water bodies across the state.
Today, climate change and coastal development have altered the mangrove’s traditional geographic span, extending its range farther north and more inland.
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.
A change to the Clean Water Act lifts protections for some wetlands and streams. Meanwhile, Florida legislators pass the Clean Waterways Act.
Debate continues about how Lake Okeechobee’s water level should be managed as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers takes public input on a new operating plan.