It may not be as amazing/disgusting as that legendary snake-exploding-while-eating-an-alligator photo (which we are now lobbying to be adapted as the official state seal), but officials have found another invasive snake in the Everglades that had just made a meal out of a rather large native spec ... More >>
via South Florida Water Management District/Sun-SentinelThe great snake scourge of the Everglades continues to thrive despite the recent cold snap and Sen. Bill Nelson's giant snake killing parties.During a recent sweep, state officials found five African rock pythons, including a 14-foot-female ... More >>
It's too late to stop the pythons. The real question is, what's next?
Saving the Glades could mean screwing these guys.
Water restrictions may be made permanent - Board members of the South Florida Water Management District are contemplating in making the water restrictions imposed during drought periods permanent. With South Florida's booming population, Lake Okeechobee is being pushed to its limits in providing eno ... More >>
Miami's condo market is in the crapper
We ask questions and a historic land battle is won
Mysterious matter threatens one of the world's most important ecosystems
Forget the awful past, say Alfonso and Pepe Fanjul, Florida's sugar barons. It's time to make nice and go into real estate.
UM's Larry Brand flouts the grant system, pays the price
Should 2700 little birds be allowed to hold up the reclaiming of the Everglades?
University of Miami administrators called for downfield interference
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.
Letters from the issue of July 13, 2000
Officials insist the Lake Belt created by limestone mining in Northwest Miami-Dade will be an eco-panacea. Critics say that's all wet.
Planners hope the Natural System Model can help restore the Everglades. But will it survive politics?
The state once aimed to buy a big chunk of the Everglades. But that was before Dexter Lehtinen came along.
For the Cuban cowboys of west Miami-Dade, restoring the Everglades means destroying their way of life
When Joette Lorion publicly quit Friends of the Everglades, some environmentalists scoffed
Residents of the controversial 8 1/2 Square Mile Area fear a government conspiracy to flush them from their homes
A weird government plan to help save an endangered species winds up threatening to defile the Everglades
When Coral Gables officials see a tiny lake in the middle of their fair city, they think ... shopping mall!
What happens when rich developers propose a luxury club be built on fragile Everglades wetlands? The horse manure hits the fan.
Lawmen, developers, and environmentalists have made Everglades hunters feel like an endangered species
Tracking South Florida's endangered crocodiles is a business best left to experts and maniacs
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
Everyone seems to love the Florida commander of the Army Corps of Engineers. So why do his superiors want him to leave?
If a national coalition of environmental groups has its way, Homestead Air Force Base won't be handed over to private developers just yet
When Everglades National Park chief Dick Ring held a feel-good camp-out in the Dry Tortugas, he really toasted some people's marshmallows
Toxic sewage spawns swamp monsters; officials say no cause for alarm
This can't be what the real estate pros have in mind when they say "Location, location, location"
They're working to make Homestead Air Force Base pollution-free, but the military wants no part of the canal that flows from the base into Biscayne Bay
Six years in the works and still controversial: Dade environmental officials submit their manatee-protection proposal
A century of messing with Mother Nature has robbed the Everglades of too much water. Now we don't even have enough for ourselves.
A "proactive" Metro-Dade is dragged kicking and screaming into environment consciousness
Years of neglect have poisoned the land and contaminated the water under Miami International Airport. Investigators are just now beginning to grasp how bad it is. It's very bad.
If you think Dade County is a filthy mess now, just wait till you're drowning in it
Local screenwriter Mark Witzen finds a hot plot in Florida waters