Saving Manatees from Red Tide


By Natasha Rodriguez The normal clear waters of Florida’s Gulf coast have now become a muddy brown-red color and manatee deaths have taken a heavy toll because of it. As of October, last year, the red tide, or harmful algae bloom, has had a higher-than-ever concentration and is still being tested for in Florida. [...]

Saving Manatees from Red Tide2018-11-28T17:17:41+00:00

Restoring Florida’s Paradise


By Adrian Nones-Newman and Marlene Fisher Mangroves serve as a buffer between the ocean and land by preventing storm surge, land erosion and providing a critical habitat for marine life. The outcome of hundreds of acres of mangroves being uprooted over the years to accommodate humans has slowly begun to manifest itself. Just last year, [...]

Restoring Florida’s Paradise2018-11-28T17:17:29+00:00
  • Photo by Surfrider Foundation

Eco groups turn students into climate change activists


By Danielle Hernandez and Kayla Pla Rising sea levels, dangers to ocean reefs, plastic pollution, oil drilling and coastal erosion are the most pressing issues for South Floridians. National Aeronautics and Space Administration studies project that by 2100 these threats will become even more severe. According to a media company, Axios Polls, at least 62 percent [...]

Eco groups turn students into climate change activists2018-10-15T15:07:26+00:00

South Florida’s Rising Seas: Response


“South Florida’s Rising Seas: Response” is a 10-part web series that explores what South Florida citizens, local government officials, and business leaders are doing to adjust to the rising seas caused by climate change. We are not alone in this slow-moving crisis. Just as we are presenting this series in December 2018, the federal [...]

South Florida’s Rising Seas: Response2018-12-10T20:37:31+00:00

Morning, Afternoon and Night of the Iguana


Sharp-toothed, spiky reptiles overrunning South Florida Produced for Biscayne Bay News by Veronica Rushton, Elizabeth Aleman and Prisca Louisdor

Morning, Afternoon and Night of the Iguana2018-12-03T15:54:20+00:00

Where Did the Sand Go?


Can the SAND Act Save Florida Beaches? Produced by Vivian Acosta, Janiah Adams, Michelle Marchante  

Where Did the Sand Go?2018-05-31T10:24:49+00:00

Salt Water Invades Everglades


Is a shortage of drinking water in Miami's future? Produced by Cristina Lebron

Salt Water Invades Everglades2018-08-20T15:55:36+00:00

Rock Steady Boxing at MAR


Hitting back at Parkinson's Disease Produced by Eric Piereschi and Alex Gonzalez  

Rock Steady Boxing at MAR2018-05-29T14:01:04+00:00