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Donald Trump to surrender to federal authorities Donald Trump is scheduled to surrender to federal authorities in Washington this afternoon. He will be booked and fingerprinted before being escorted to his arraignment, which has been...
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Murder of transgender man draws national publicity The murder of a transgender man in Winter Haven marks what some are considering the 15th violent killing of a gender non-conforming or transgender individual this year and...
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UPS reached a tentative contract deal with the 340,000-person strong Teamsters union yesterday, averting a strike.
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Record heat is devastating marine habitats as scientists grapple with solutions The first week of July has been the hottest week in recorded history. But it’s not just air temperature records that are being broken....
coral bleaching

“Hot tub” water temperatures in the Florida Keys have caused early coral bleaching and could lead to mass mortality

Coral reef scientist Bill Precht talks about how hot it is in Florida waters and how that is impacting coral bleaching and other marine life.
coral transplants

UPDATE: Corals transplanted by Mote in Florida Keys have spawned

Here’s an update (12 Aug. 2020) to a story we published last week. The original story is below. Mote is now saying some of their transplanted corals have spawned in the field. Here’s video they...
coral transplants

Corals transplanted by Mote in Florida Keys are forming eggs and sperm

Here’s an update (12 Aug. 2020) to this story. The original story is below. Mote is now saying some of their transplanted corals have spawned in the field. Here’s video they posted to Twitter: MAJOR...
coral disease

Several coral species could go locally extinct in Florida from white-plague disease

A mysterious disease is killing Florida corals, and a coral reef ecologist says the disease is still spreading and causing local extinctions of some coral species. What’s called white-plague disease spread when corals were already...
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Florida scientists want to educate Trump on climate

Twenty-six Florida scientists have written a letter to Donald Trump; they want to meet with the Republican presidential nominee to talk about the latest climate science and the threats expected because of a changing climate....
coral disease

Historic coral disease outbreak spreading in Florida

A newly-published scientific paper describes a massive coral disease outbreak in Florida that is “arguably one of the most lethal ever recorded on a contemporary coral reef.” The lead author of the study, William Precht,...
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Hot 2015 leads to coral bleaching in Florida Keys

This summer’s record-breaking heat has led to a predictable outcome: there’s a serious coral bleaching episode in the Florida Keys. Mote Marine Laboratory coral health and disease program manager Erinn Muller says the current bleaching...
coral bleaching

Warm waters causing widespread bleaching in Florida corals

Warm waters causing widespread bleaching in Florida corals

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