Prior to yesterday, most Floridians' experience with the Richter scale was limited to the former Universal Studios attraction, Earthquake: The Big One. At around 4 p.m. Thursday afternoon, a rare, 5.1-magnitude earthquake struck outside Cuba leaving residents of the seismically stable country -- and ... More >>
Photo by Kit CurtinA manatee with a strikingly well designed piece of canal garbage. (Not a posed photo, Curtin says.)In a murky, garbage-strewn canal next to a dilapidated apartment complex, a mossy-colored beast breaks the water's surface. The manatee looks as out of place in this hood as a thr ... More >>
Next time you have a few minutes to burn in Palm City, Florida, why not book a leisurely afternoon at Negrohead Point? No? Perhaps a relaxing drive over Negro Jim Hammock Bridge near Moore Haven would calm your nerves. Then you could hop up to Jefferson County to cool off in Negro Cove, or s ... More >>
While Deepwater Horizon continues spewing black crude into the Gulf of Mexico, Cuban commies might be rejoicing. That's because the oil spill could be the strongest argument yet for ending the embargo.El Máximo and Brazil's Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, who has signed an offshore drilling deal with C ... More >>
Beneath the Salar de Uyuni, the world's largest salt flats in a remote corner of South America's poorest nation, there's an untapped fortune below the white crust. Nearly half the world's lithium -- 5.4 million tons of it, according to the U.S. Geological Survey -- lies in the briny water underneat ... More >>
Water pollution is more serious than the WASD plan would have you believe
The cover story is conservation, but the Bush boys have their hands in the taxpayers' pockets again
They're calling the Asian snakehead "the Frankenfish"
Last week's cover illustration? Disgusting!
A sordid tale about breaking rule number one: Don't shit where you drink
The Old South Dade Dump is an open-air museum of pollution history -- and it's all ours
Cynics say that to explore the depths of South Florida culture, all you have to do is scratch the surface. Dade County archaeologist Bob Carr digs deeper and knows better.
Destruction. Upheaval. Change. Rebirth. In the two years since Hurricane Andrew, Biscayne National Park has had to learn an entirely new vocabulary