Fishy times, these, that can support the 46th annual Marine Aquarium Show
Miami's chapter of the Audubon Society loses a leader and gains critics
Thai Elephant Orchestra
Looe Key National Marine Sanctuary
Swim with the dolphins
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.
A sordid tale about breaking rule number one: Don't shit where you drink
Officials insist the Lake Belt created by limestone mining in Northwest Miami-Dade will be an eco-panacea. Critics say that's all wet.
The Earth 'n Us
Without the help of a South Florida conservationist, the island of Dominica may bid farewell to its national bird
One of South Florida's oldest families is nearing a come-from-behind victory in the battle for the Homestead Air Base
Howard Garrett carries the torch for an aging aquatic entertainer named Lolita
Planners hope the Natural System Model can help restore the Everglades. But will it survive politics?
Golfers and fishermen beware! The endangered reptile is making a comeback.
Amelia Earhart Park
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
They're cute. They're cuddly. They're smart. And as the fiasco at Sugarloaf Key shows, they make humans do crazy things.
Bulldozers. Pesticides. Fertilizers. If you live in South Florida, golf's threat to the ecosystem might get you teed off.
If a national coalition of environmental groups has its way, Homestead Air Force Base won't be handed over to private developers just yet
It feels good to do it. But recycling doesn't always save money or protect the environment.
That roaring inferno you see was started intentionally, and if it can be kept under control, it'll do more good than harm
Creating an artificial reef is no longer a slam-dunk affair, despite an abundance of missile sites, water towers, and wanna-be philanthropists
Put down the field glasses and close up the guidebooks. When Florida's top avian enthusiasts do battle, the feathers fly.
Treasure hunter, diving extremist, and aspiring filmmaker Ron McManmon launches the ultimate party barge and introduces the gentleman's sport of shark riding
Scaling Mount Trashmore, sorting through the clues to the mystery of everyday life
At the urging of dolphin activist Russ Rector, Paul Mitchell Systems tells Miami Seaquarium, "You're all wet!"
It's sad when a manatee dies because of a careless boater. What took place on Watson Island went beyond sad.
And you just might face hefty fines, thanks to the countywide crackdown on businesses and landlords that refuse to recycle
Live alligators. Dead snakes. Howling owls. About the only thing the Everglades doesn't have is a bright future.
So you want to swim with the dolphins? Be prepared for two things: An argument from activists and a chance that the dolphins will make contact -- serious contact.
Indonesian crab-eating macaques are favored by medical researchers. But if Miami primate dealer Matthew Block's late-August shipment was bound for the lab, it never got that far.
Thanks to the lobbying of one schoolteacher, Dade's most ambitious garden grows in Liberty City