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10 scientists at Florida universities sent an open letter to Gov. Scott demanding more action to address climate change. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Scott Says He’ll Meet Scientists On Climate Change

Scott responding to letter from scientists at Florida universities.

CBS Tampa–07/16/2014

Brown bear cubs play with their mother, Mia, at a wildlife park on April 27, 2007, in Poing, Germany. (Photo by Johannes Simon/Getty Images)

Wildlife Agency Kills Several Bears After Attack

LAKE MARY, Fla. (AP) — A wildlife officer fatally shot several bears that exhibited dangerous behavior during an investigation of an attack in a central Florida neighborhood. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission said […]

CBS Tampa–04/14/2014

A group of children watch a black bear a

Bears Are Leaving Winter Dens, Looking For Food

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida wildlife officials are warning residents to be on the lookout for bears on the move. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission says bears are leaving their winter dens and […]

CBS Tampa–04/13/2014

File photo of a female mosquito. (Photo by Tom Ervin/Getty Images)

Fla. Pesticide Producer Agrees To Pay $1.7M

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says a central Florida-based pesticide producer has agreed to pay more than $1.7 million in civil penalties for allegedly distributing and selling mislabeled pesticides.

CBS Tampa–12/22/2013

Earth Day music

5 Songs For Earth Day

Here are 5 songs for Earth Day, to keep you rocking and keep you thinking about the environment.

04/09/2012