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Florida Everglades

“Now or Neverglades” campaign to save Everglades

The Everglades earned the nickname “river of grass” because of the shallow water that courses through the sawgrass marshes and hammocks from the Kissimmee...
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Eat more octopus

There is hope on the horizon for stone crabbers who are fed up with octopus eating the stone crabs right out of their traps. When...
Hammerhead shark

Legendary hammerhead immortalized

“My big fish must be somewhere.” - Ernest Hemingway, The Old Man and the Sea CORTEZ – “Go big,” Eric Grimes likes to say. So why not commission a...
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Coast Lines: Holy maternity season, bat mom!

It’s shorebird nesting season on Anna Maria Island’s beaches, as everyone who doesn’t have their beak buried in the sand probably knows. But bet you...
John Yates

U.S. Supreme Court considers fish case

WASHINGTON – Some U.S. Supreme Court justices question whether a law designed to prevent documentary evidence destruction passed in the wake of the Enron...
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Coast Lines: Respect the manatee’s river

There is a good reason for the Manatee River’s name - manatees live there. So do sea turtles – one laid a nest at DeSoto...
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Coast Lines: Octopi and golf balls – a perfect match

It doesn’t surprise John Labash to pull yet another stone crab trap out of the Gulf of Mexico and find an octopus has gobbled...