There has been plenty of reporting about the potential effects of rising water levels brought on by global warming and low-lying South Florida has drawn the lion’s share of ink.
The Environmental Protection Agency is an independent agency of the U.S. government that coordinates programs that aim to reduce pollution and protect the environment.
Nearly 30 years after the first lionfish was spotted off South Florida, the venomous, ravenous invasive species has spread at an alarming rate.
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy today released a new Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Action Plan that lays out steps federal agencies will take during the next five years to protect water quality, control invasive species and restore habitat in the largest surface freshwater system in the world.
Germany is making an ambitious effort to remake its electricity system and its citizens soon will get 30 percent of their power from renewable energy sources.
The advocacy group Ocean Champions has an advocate of its own in filmmaker and former marine biology professor Randy Olson.
The National Marine Manufacturers Association is urging the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to adopt the Biotic Ligand Model for use in setting water quality standards for copper in marine and estuarine waters.
A vote on whether to relax protections for manatees in Miami-Dade County to clear the way for more docks to be built on key waterways did not go forward Thursday.
Ocean Conservancy released its updated Good Mate Manual for green boating.
The Marine Industries Association of South Florida, organizer and sponsor of Broward County’s largest environmental cleanup event, saw more than 1,700 volunteers come to 30 countywide sites to participate in the Broward County Waterway Cleanup.
The U.S. Interior Department opened the door last week to the first searches in decades for oil and gas off the Atlantic coast, recommending that undersea seismic surveys proceed, though with a host of safeguards to shield marine life from much of their impact.