Florida is not only God’s waiting room; sometimes it’s also Hell’s. Invasive species–including Burmese pythons, Madagascan hissing cockroaches, walking catfish, stucco-eating giant snails–are endangering native species and disrupting the delicate ecosystems. And then there’s herpes infected wildlife, and I don’t mean the humans cataloged on the Twitter feeds, Florida Man and Florida Woman.
|By: Lisa Derrick Friday September 13, 2013 4:15 pm|
|By: Will Potter Sunday September 16, 2012 1:59 pm|
Gulf communities are still dealing with the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill, the largest disaster of its kind in the history of the petroleum industry. The leak gushed unabated for three months. But how much worse could the damage have been if it occurred not in the mild weather conditions of the Gulf, but in the midst of blizzards, with temperatures plunging -100 below zero, in a region of shifting ice, violent storms, darkness, no roads and few seaports?
|By: Tony Collings Sunday June 6, 2010 8:00 am|
Media need to focus now on policy implications of the oil spill.
|By: Ivan Oleander Sunday May 23, 2010 7:00 pm|
Fishermen’s woes, a paddle trip through the bayou, and staying true to ourselves — a journey along State Highway 46 in Louisiana through St. Bernard parish, towards the Gulf of Mexico.