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26 Essays On Walking. Vote For Our Planet.

Ways Of Walking – Edited by Ann de Forest Ways of Walking brings together 26 writers who reflect on walks they have taken and what they have discovered along the way. Some walk across forbidden...

Black Chamber and a Rap Pioneer

The Tampa Bay community welcomes a new Black Chamber and a seasoned Hip Hop Pioneer. Nicole Payne is President of the Hillsborough County Black Chamber of Commerce and talks about Giving Tuesday on January 30...
The Scoop: WMNF Daily News Digest

The Scoop: Thurs., November 30, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

Transgender student rights Students walked out of a Broward County high school to support trans rights. A transgender student played on the girls’ volleyball team, leading to school staff being investigated.   Global temps foreshadow...
The Scoop: WMNF Daily News Digest

The Scoop: Thurs., October 5, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

Challenge to violent protest law Yesterday, the Florida Supreme Court heard arguments in a challenge to 2021 law that enhanced penalties and created new crimes during protests that turn violent.   Recreational marijuana hearing The...

It’s the HEAT and the Humidity!

Meteorologist Andy Johnson formerly of WTVT TV Channel 13, and occupational health expert Tom Bernard of USF College of Public Health, joined MidPoint to talk about the weather, extreme heat, and heat stress in Florida.
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Climate change is killing coral, and Congressmember Kathy Castor says the GOP isn’t helping the issue

Scorching ocean temperatures have caused most Florida corals to bleach; and scientists expect a mass coral die-off this summer. WMNF’s Josh Holton asked Congressmember Kathy Castor about what can be done to avert a marine...

WaveMakers: Changing Climates with Rep. Kathy Castor

As the world continues to see climate change become a pressing (though controversial) issue, the U.S. has seen Tampa’s own House Representative Kathy Castor take charge in leading the fight. Castor chairs the House Select...

Controversial Opinions. Hollywood Vs. China.

“This is not something that’s going to go down well with some of your American listeners, but Trump is the consummate  American politician. What more could you want to represent you than a corrupt individual...

Discussion Of Plant Based Treaty, New Global Accord Aiming To Help Mitigate Climate Change Crisis

Anita Krajnc—the global campaign coordinator of the Plant Based Treaty, which views itself as a companion to the Paris Agreement, described, on the Treaty website, as “a grassroots campaign designed to put food systems at...

Radioactivity Wednesday: Could we survive a Hurricane Phoenix?

August 26, 2020 What if a Category 5 hurricane struck the Tampa Bay region? How would the events unfold, and what would the region look like in the aftermath of the storm? In 2009, the...

Robert Hunziker. Anissa Gray. Clive Thompson. on Life Elsewhere

Frequent contributor to Life Elsewhere, Robert Hunziker says global warming is a fact of life that haunts society with consequences that hit hard, exponentially, but where nobody lives. It is happening hyper fast, and it’s...
Sargassum algae bloom Puerto Rico Culebra

Is another type of algae bloom – Sargassum – coming to a beach near you?

The Gulf Coast of Florida is already dealing with two different algae blooms: a red tide on many beaches south of Manatee County and blue-green algae spilling into the Gulf from Lake Okeechobee; but now outbreaks...

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