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5 questions for the president and CEO of the Florida Ports Council after the Baltimore bridge collapse

The News Service has five questions for Michael Rubin, president and CEO of the Florida Ports Council.
Rice's whale Or Gulf Of Mexico Whale (NOAA)

Endangered Rice’s Whale faces threat after 1.1 million gallon oil spill

Listen: After over a million gallons of oil spilled into the Gulf of Mexico in November, one environmental advocate is raising concern for one of the most endangered whales in the world. In 2021, scientists...
The Scoop: WMNF Daily News Digest

The Scoop: Wed., November 1, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

Constitutionality of North Florida congressional districts The constitutionality of North Florida’s congressional districts was under question yesterday as a panel of state appeal court judges questioned attorneys. Some judges took issue with plaintiffs’ arguments against...
Rice's whale Or Gulf Of Mexico Whale (NOAA)

NOAA Fisheries denies petition for endangered whale protection near ports, sparking concern

Listen: A petition seeking to protect of one the most endangered whales in the world by creating restrictions near Florida’s west-coast ports was denied by federal officials on Friday. The petition would have restricted speeds...
The Scoop: WMNF Daily News Digest

The Scoop: Tues., October 31, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

Hydrogen energy in Florida A new end-to-end green hydrogen system is coming to Florida. If all goes to plan, it’s set to be the first demonstration project in the nation to successfully create clean energy...
Rice's whale Or Gulf Of Mexico Whale (NOAA)

Petition to protect endangered Rice’s whale draws mixed reactions

A petition is seeking to protect of one the most endangered whales in the world by creating restrictions near Florida’s west-coast ports.
Rice's whale Or Gulf Of Mexico Whale (NOAA)

Florida Ports Council CEO warns that proposed changes to protect the endangered Rice’s whale could harm ports from Tampa to Pensacola

Florida Ports CEO warns that proposed changes to protect the endangered Rice's whale could harm ports including Port Tampa Bay.

Biologist-Author Tom Mustill describes whale landing on him while kayaking, how it transformed him personally and professionally

Tom Mustill, who’s a biologist, filmmaker, and author, discusses how he’s forever primarily identified by a 2015 incident: while kayaking with a friend, a humpback whale breached, and landing on the pair.

Protections sought for endangered North Atlantic right whales

Conservation groups filed an emergency petition seeking expanded boat-speed limits to protect endangered North Atlantic right whales.

Director Joshua Zeman Spent 10 Years Working On New “Loneliest Whale” Doc

Joshua Zeman—the director of  “The Loneliest Whale: The Search for 52,” a feature-length documentary chronicling the science-oriented pursuit of a whale that experts think has spent his whole life in solitude because, they believe, he’s...
whale stranding photo Redington Beach Florida July 2019

Why do pilot whales strand? We ask experts

On Monday, five pilot whales became stranded in shallow water off Redington Beach in Pinellas County. After a day-long rescue effort, three of the whales were released back into deeper water and two were taken...

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