Global warming and rising sea levels could lead to some of Florida's biggest cities sitting under water. You'd think preparing for such a scenario would be at the top of the list of Florida leader's agenda. Well, for the first time since taking off Gov. Rick Scott actually had a brief meeting with ... More >>
Climate change -- the accompanying rising sea levels -- is one of the biggest issues facing Florida's future. Yet, Governor Rick Scott has done very little to address it. Well, he's finally decided to at least listen. His office announced today that he'll meet with climate change scientists later ... More >>
Yesterday we reported that building David Beckham's downtown soccer stadium will have a hidden cost: the marine life currently living in the FEC boat slip. Although on its surface foul, the boat slip is actually home to some incredible animals, according to Coral Morphologic co-founder Colin Foord. ... More >>
Less than a week after David Beckham unveiled his ambitious plan for a Major League Soccer stadium atop the FEC boat slip downtown, the location was back in the headlines yesterday. One politician was angry with other politicians for slipping the slip stuff past him, or something. There is real new ... More >>
It's been nine years since the double-whammy of Katrina and Wilma walloped Miami, and the Magic City has coasted through every hurricane season since without a scratch. Most weather experts have predicted more of the same this year, with another strong El Niño system tamping down tropical storms. ... More >>
As Miami-Dade County moves forward with its $12.6 billion plan to fix the aging water and sewer collection system, Federal Chief Judge Frederico Moreno yesterday awarded a significant victory to the Biscayne Bay Waterkeeper, an environmental group that claims the county proposal does not address sea ... More >>
Riptide's crack meteorological team has just issued this update on Tropical Storm Isaac: 09:17:00 AM EST Due to favorable wind shear and hot ocean temps, by Monday TS Isaac is expected to rage with the devastating power of ten thousand nuclear bombs. It will personally find your house, smash each in ... More >>
We're just weeks away from the start of South Florida's wet season. Which, not to bum everyone out, means it's almost time for our daily mid-afternoon rain showers. Meteorologists predict that this summer could see even more rainfall than average this year. In terms of water levels and such, that's ... More >>
"We are the most vulnerable metropolitan area in the world when it comes to sea level rise," says University of Miami professor Harold Wanless. Sitting in his office, the avuncular geologist paints a bleak picture. Global warming is a fact, and the results are already visible: hurricanes are gett ... More >>
via Flickr StevendepoloThe synthetic sex hormone/industrial chemical, bisphenol A, or BPA, may be more harmful than scientists previously thought.In previous tests, researchers administered BPA to rats in single doses, but that did not mirror the way human beings are exposed to the chemical. In l ... More >>
Miami's least favorite time of year, Hurricane Season, kicks off officially on June 1st, and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is predicting an above average Atlantic season with as many as 18 named storms, ten hurricanes and six major hurricanes.
...It's alive and well with "Mini Daddy" a.k.a. Adriansito, and his highly inappropriate mini video vixens. Even if Adrian isn't technically so "-ito," you've gotta love his utter belief that he is, after all, "el nino mas bonito, el nino mas chiquito" -- you're right, that claim doesn't make sense ... More >>
Nela Ochoa's exhibit will get your cerebrum working in an amusing way.
Come out to Bill Baggs for the Marswatch.
Sort of like that We joined the gathering last Friday early – too early, it turned out, for a view of much of anything. It was an overcast night and I had to leave before the moon (then nearly full) exploded into view. The amateur astronomers have been meeting at the Ed Burke Recreation Center ... More >>
Linkin Park's Projekt Revolution tour gives back big
Dinosaurs of China take over the science museum
A UM scientist and global warming pioneer warns the muckety-mucks
Jews clash over the intelligence of intelligent design
Take Back the Earth Tour
Spring Skywatch Equinox Party
Cattle-ist for reform
Scary brain food
Four years ago a dangerous chemical tanker ran aground in Biscayne National Park. The salvage operation that followed would go down in history.
Miami Space Transit Planetarium
The Perseid Meteor Shower
A handy guide to who's who in the name game
A year after a UM research vessel ran aground on a protected reef, a persistent odor lingers
Scientist Brian LaPointe wants to tame the sugar barons, corner the cat food market, and solve the sewage problems of the Florida Keys