If you want a say in how Gulf restoration funds are spent, you have a chance Wednesday night in St. Petersburg; the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council has released a draft of funding priorities using money from the settlement with Transocean after the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil disaster in the Gulf of Mexico. The meeting… Read more »
approval rating poll pits presidential candidates aganist fictional characters
Activists oppose gas station on wetlands in Brandon
Citizens demand Florida legislators uphold their duty and pass a budget to properly fund Amendment One
Environment Florida applauds new EPA clean water rule
more than a hundred people came together on Gandy Beach in St Petersburg for hands across the sand.
Tampa Bay seagrass recovers; 40,000 acres most in 60 years
Environmental group journey 900 miles to highlight important ecological areas
Craft beer enthusiasts hook up with environmentalists to call for clean water in Florida
Florida farmers paid by state to store water: conversation with Craig Pittman
The fight to save what is left of the Everglades
A look at the struggle between the feds and Florida for regulation of some state waters
Florida red tide algae fueled by several nutrient sources: Mote scientist
Environmentalists plan to march on Rick Scott’s beachfront home Saturday
Water management district seeks input on minimum water flows and levels
Some Pinellas County boaters are upset about proposed manatee protection zones.
Three Florida springs could be getting additional protections
Pinellas Beaches among cleanest in the nation
Rob Lorei speaks with Nanette O’Hara Public Outreach Coordinator at Tampa Bay Estuary Program about water quality in Tampa Bay.
Environmental projects in Tampa Bay get $625,000 funding boost
This morning more than two dozen volunteers armed with shovels battled the 90 degree-heat at Fort DeSoto. They’re helping build artificial oyster reefs on the shoreline to help with water filtration and coastal erosion, while giving coastal birds and aquatic wildlife a new home. While boaters can often be a threat to Florida’s wildlife, some… Read more »
The U.S. Coast Guardand BP are still struggling to contain an oil spill that started leaking thousands of gallons into the Gulf of Mexico. This began after an explosion last week, that sank Transocean’s Deepwater Horizon Drilling Rig. The Coast Guard Estimates that over 42,000 gallons of oil are draining into the gulf daily, and… Read more »
Water restrictions, a spike in population, below-normal rainfall – these are just a few of the reasons Tampa Bay is in the midst of what some USF professors are calling a “water crisis”. Last night, at the USF College of Public Health Auditorium, a group of concerned scholars met to present their research on one… Read more »