Miami Herald : Environment (10)

Florida hunters bag 500 pythons in five months

Five months. Five hundred pythons. That's the tally so far for what's turning out to be a wildly popular effort by the South Florida Water Management District to eliminate the … Click to Continue

250,000 people want makers of shark-dragging video charged

The internet has spoken on shark-dragging. A Change.org petition calling for charges against a group of Gulf Coast men who recorded themselves dragging a battered shark behind a speeding boat … Click to Continue

They found a two-headed baby sea turtle: 'We've never seen anything quite like it'

The two-headed baby sea turtle, unsurprisingly, almost didn't make it out of the nest. On Tuesday morning, researchers with the University of Central Florida's turtle research lab were walking along … Click to Continue

Florida 'Jackass' anglers troll social media and the law struggles to catch them

The trophy shot, from the grainy images that once wallpapered Florida tackle shops to the high-gloss GoPro videos vying for clicks on YouTube, is a tradition in fishing nearly as … Click to Continue

County found toxic soil at Kendall park but decided it wasn't bad enough to tell residents

Devon Aire Park is a West Kendall hub, hosting youth sports games, serving as a playground for neighborhood kids and as a field for physical education classes at a next-door … Click to Continue

County found toxic soil at park but decided it wasn't bad enough to tell residents

Devon Aire Park is a West Kendall hub, hosting youth sports games, serving as a playground for neighborhood kids and as a field for physical education classes at a next-door … Click to Continue

Why do bees buzz?

Jim Gorman, science reporter for The New York Times, finds out why bumblebees make all that racket. … Click to Continue

Here's how you can protect your eyes from damage during the total eclipse

In two short weeks, the moon will completely cover the sun and the sun's atmosphere will be visible. It's a total eclipse, and it's what NASA calls one of nature's … Click to Continue

Two men charged with stealing more than 600 sea turtle eggs

Two Riviera Beach men have been arrested and charged with stealing more than 600 sea turtle eggs from a beach in St. Lucie County, the Department of Justice announced Friday. … Click to Continue

Miami sewage leak didn't stay at sea; it flowed toward wildlife preserve, ritzy residences

After news broke that a massive ocean sewer pipe had been leaking, possibly for more than a year and the fourth time since 2000, scientists at the University of Miami's … Click to Continue