WPTV is launching a yearlong special project to focus on environmental issues with a goal of helping to bring awareness to the crisis…
It's a way to help prevent algae in our waterways: limiting or banning usage of fertilizer.
Red tide is gone at least on the east coast.
Florida is home to hundreds of miles of coastline. But, beaches are threatened by storm after storm after storm. State leaders are spending…
Preliminary work began Wednesday on a massive reservoir project that should reduce harmful discharges from Lake Okeechobee by about…
The end of Florida's water woes, at least for this year, seem to be finally here.
Could several rare species of fish in the St. Lucie River play a role in pushing for clean water on the Treasure Coast?
There's controversy and debate following a South Florida Water Management District Governing Board vote Thursday.
Algae is gone and red tide levels are low but there are still some businesses suffering.
Marine biologist is working to get three fish added to the endangered species list.
The South Florida Water Management District on Thursday approved an extension of a land lease with a sugar company.
A group of avid divers is one step closer to preserving exotic sea life at a snorkeling hot spot. In December, Florida Fish and Wildlife…
A Wellington company is a finalist in a competition designed to find solutions to phosphorous-polluted bodies of water around the globe.
Sea turtle nesting season in Palm Beach County has officially ended, and while numbers didn’t break any records, it was still a strong…
The Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge is taking public comment for a few more days on their proposed visitor…
Tourism officials in Indian River County now estimate beach-side hotels and restaurants lost between $300,000 to $350,000.
The city of Sarasota has employed a new tool in the fight against red tide and officials are already seeing results.
In a fast-paced world, there’s more people and more growth. That’s good for business, but does keeping up with…
At Space of Mind School House in Delray Beach, the spirit of Halloween is everywhere you look.
The county said the opening of Tracking Station Beach Park has been delayed due to cleanup activities.
A zoo in Naples, Florida is creating animal sculptures to bring awareness to businesses to cut down on the use of plastic.
Martin County leaders say the death of hundreds of bait fish near Bathtub Beach was likely not the result of red tide.
Crews are out all day chopping the ferns to help restore the refuge.
Low concentrations of red tide still exist at some beaches but the county said lifeguards have not experienced any adverse health effects and…
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