| Aug 1, 2014
| 1:45 PM
Florida's ban on importing invasive lionfish, the first of its kind in the nation, goes into effect on Friday as wildlife managers look for a way to control the spread of the barbed, red-and-white striped fish.
Bringing the fish into the state is now...
| Aug 3, 2014
After pounding through 183 hurricanes over the past 38 years, two Lockheed WP-3 Orion turboprops are almost ready for the junk heap.
Yet new hurricane hunters could cost a prohibitive $300 million.
Thanks to Hurricane Sandy, the National Oceanic and...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 2:08 PM
A variety of readings, movies, children's events and other activities are being scheduled during August to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the establishment of Broward County Libraries. The library system was established as part of the Broward County...
| Jul 20, 2014
| 2:34 PM
"Fish on!" called P.J. Klavon, as he reached for a trap hauled from the placid waters of the Tred Avon River. Inside the black metal cage wriggled a single white perch, a safe distance from a blue crab.
The fish weren't exactly jumping last week into...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 4:29 PM
The movie "Jaws" was released 39 years ago this month so by now we're certain it's more than safe to go back in the water. Or is it?
Over the weekend, a fisherman off the coast of Cape May, N.J., had a semi-pleasant (no one died) encounter with a...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 7:47 AM
The first six months of 2014 were the hottest ever in California, according to the National Weather Service.
The period was nearly 5 degrees warmer than the 20th century average and more than a degree hotter than the record set in 1934, the National...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 2:30 AM
People who refuse to drink the Kool-Aid known as global warming-climate change are not just "deniers"; we are guilty of a "nihilistic refusal" to address the issue. So says a Washington Post editorial commenting favorably on Monday's Supreme Court...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 8:33 AM
Scientists are predicting that the Chesapeake Bay's oxygen-starved "dead zone" will be slightly larger than average this summer.
Using computer modeling underwritten by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, researchers forecast that by...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 8:51 AM
Did you feel that? Last month was the hottest June ever recorded.
That’s what the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says as it tracks land and water temperatures around the world.
NOAA says the combined average global...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 3:00 AM
His wife calls him an egotist, NASA calls him a genius, and his friends call him a sore loser and insufferable winner.
Bob Farquhar says they're all right.
"I not only want to get things done, I want to be in your face at the end," the 82-year-old...
| Jul 25, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Overall U.S. food inflation will remain near the historic norm in 2014, even as prices for meat and seafood are pushed higher by disease and widespread drought, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said on Friday.
Prices for shelf-stable and processed...