Upstairs at the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science, past smiling employees at the front desk and cubicles full of researchers and staffers, lies a secluded room behind a password-protected door. Inside, unmoving taxidermies of bears, snakes, and birds stand next to rows of sterile bones, s ... More >>
Jack Laban swears a cat was out here raising hell just this morning. Mosquitoes slurp blood through the 94-year-old shirtless Gladesman's baggy skin as he hobbles across a landfill of empty Pepsi cans and settles into a folding chair. The former Miami plumber with a full head of white hair uses a ro ... More >>
The site had been lost to researchers for nearly a century. Tony Pernas had been looking for a decade. His team had logged nearly 100 search hours just this year. But last Monday, deep in the Everglades, miles from any sign of people, Pernas and two other amateur historians found it: the exact loc ... More >>
Jay Z and Beyoncé love Florida. So much, in fact, they're planning to spend their family vacation exploring the 65,755-sqaure-mile peninsula that 19 million of us call home. According to Contact Music, after Jigga and Coldplay wrap their respective world tours, the hip-hop power couple is teaming ... More >>
Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission photo by Dave OnoratoFlorida panthers, the state animal of Florida and one of the most endangered mammals living in the United States, even by the largest estimates don't have a population of much more than 100 individuals. This weekend three breading-age big ... More >>
A lost art or a horrible slaughter? It's all in the eye of the hunter.
A haywire hunting trip in the Everglades for an elusive oinker.
We ask questions and a historic land battle is won
Clyde Butcher's love affair with the Everglades is visual bliss
A legendary photographers vision of the ´Glades
Lucky Cole likes nudes. Who doesn't?
Guess what happens when an eccentric ecologist and a couple of feisty backwoods boys claim that a rare Florida panther is on the attack
UM's Larry Brand flouts the grant system, pays the price
The cover story is conservation, but the Bush boys have their hands in the taxpayers' pockets again
Slide over for the man who made tall grass beautiful for the camera
Big dead cats in the middle of the road -- lots of them
The battle over Homestead is déjà vu all over again
On one side are politicians and influential business interests. On the other are environmentalists and some very wealthy private citizens. In the middle is Homestead Air Force Base. Dead ahead: An explosive confrontation.
One of South Florida's oldest families is nearing a come-from-behind victory in the battle for the Homestead Air Base
Planners hope the Natural System Model can help restore the Everglades. But will it survive politics?
If the customs and legends of Loop Road seem strange, you probably don't live there
Members of the Collier family want to explore for oil in the nature preserve they helped create
A weird government plan to help save an endangered species winds up threatening to defile the Everglades
Money from Florida's best-selling license plate was supposed to help protect the panther. Instead it's going for swamp buggies and butterfly gardens.
Airboaters say they are friends of the Everglades. Park rangers and environmentalists beg to differ.
Move over, Sasquatch. Beat it, Bigfoot. It's time you met South Florida's own: The great Skunk Ape.
Lawmen, developers, and environmentalists have made Everglades hunters feel like an endangered species
With nothing to show after four years but bitterness and bickering, the plan to turn Homestead Air Force Base into a commercial airport has gone from national model to national embarrassment
Anyone who thinks Dade Corners is just a gas station probably thinks the Everglades is just a little wet spot west of Miami
If a national coalition of environmental groups has its way, Homestead Air Force Base won't be handed over to private developers just yet
The fight may be about houses in the Everglades, but the battle is about Miccosukee independence by paula park
Toxic sewage spawns swamp monsters; officials say no cause for alarm
Jack Leonard has opened his South Dade home to Guatemalan migrants. What more can he do?