| Apr 21, 2011
| 5:19 PM
SeaWorld Orlando's new killer-whale show includes old favorites, new maneuvers on display and a message designed to inspire landlubbers.
"The title itself, 'One Ocean,' says we're all in one world, the world is one ocean and we as a species can make a...
| May 18, 2011
| 10:01 AM
MIAMI — Just because the moonlight bike tours and guided swamp walks have ended for the season and most of the migratory birds have moved on doesn't mean there's no reason to visit the Everglades this spring and summer.
The hottest, stickiest,...
| May 23, 2011
| 12:34 PM
Stabbing my walking stick into the muck and sliding my feet forward, I waded into the swamp, one eye on the lookout for alligators, the other trying to spot the elusive orchids that draw so many people to South Florida's Fakahatchee Strand Preserve, a...
| Jun 18, 2011
It's summer now, but that season is pretty much endless in the Florida Keys, where the weather — and the mindset — is tropical year-round.
From pirates to powerboats, here are the highlights of fall's events in the Keys and the Conch...
| Aug 27, 2011
There's plenty of pirate lore connected with Amelia Island, where the port at Fernandina Beach once was a safe harbor for buccaneer galleons.
The pirates are gone, but the port is still a hub of activity. Amelia River Cruises offers daily narrated...
| Sep 28, 2011
| 2:45 PM
Last weekend's rain resulted in a total wash in the Peninsula District, which led to four games being played on Monday night. Which led to three games being pushed back the following week because of a short turnaround.
Meanwhile, the games went on at...
| Jul 28, 2011
It's 5:30 a.m. and we're awake, outside and shivering, wearing more layers of clothes than we would on a New England ski trip, though we're on a cruise in July.
But no one's complaining aboard the Lindblad Expeditions National Geographic Explorer --...
| Sep 22, 2011
| 2:46 PM
Wildfires burning on Lake Okeechobee’s exposed lake bed could end up helping drought-strained wildlife habitat.
While it may seem weird to see fire spreading across land usually covered by water, wildfires are a natural part of Florida’s...
| Apr 22, 2011
| 3:01 PM
Tar balls washed up on two South Florida beaches Friday, an Earth Day reminder of the threats to the region's shorelines.
Oil blobs washed up on a small section of John U. Lloyd State Park in Hollywood, which authorities marked off with cones, said...
| Jun 24, 2011
| 9:00 AM
A Pompano Beach fishing captain was caught in possession of a goliath grouper, a federally protected species.
Officers with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission received a call June 12 about a man named Craig Gordon filleting a goliath...
| Apr 18, 2011
| 8:24 AM
Protesters in hazmat suits will deploy on Fort Lauderdale’s beach Wednesday, as the environmental group Oceana marks the one-year anniversary of the BP oil spill.
The demonstration and press conference will use the anniversary to oppose...