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2014-03-05 12:22:00

Recently constructed platform allows eagles to safely flourish in nest VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla., March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) today announced that

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2011-03-03 13:26:18

Officials are alarmed by the near-record numbers of manatees that have died in Florida waters in early 2011, which is the second straight year of above-average deaths.

2010-09-30 12:23:00

SILVER SPRING, Md., Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- From wild crocodile captures, to run-ins with drunken sailors, to life-or-death swamp rescues, there is no such thing as a boring day at the office for the men and women of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC).

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2009-11-06 14:41:42

Officials in Florida say they are seeing more invasive species of snakes entering into the warm semi-tropic climate.

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2009-02-25 13:06:39

An experiment has been launched by Florida wildlife managers to see if they can keep crocodiles from returning to residential neighborhoods.

2008-07-23 03:00:35

By Reich, A Blackmore, C; Hopkins, R; Lazensky, R; Geib, K; Ngo- Seidel, E A "red tide" is a harmful algal bloom that occurs when toxic, microscopic algae in seawater proliferate to a higher-thannormal concentration (i.e., bloom), often discoloring the water red, brown, green, or yellow.

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2008-06-24 10:01:29

Multi-agency effort a collaborative success in integrated ecosystem assessment

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2008-04-20 18:00:00

The number of Loggerhead sea turtle nests on Florida beaches is on a steady decline, leaving wildlife officials concerned for the animal’s safety.

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2008-03-03 16:45:00

Like many northerners who head south to warmer climates for the winter, many Northern right whales also head south in November and stay into April.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.