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TAMPA (CBS Tampa) – Tropical storms aren’t so tropical any more, says a new study reported on by Live Science. An analysis of historical storm data shows the average latitude at which tropical cyclones reach their maximum intensity […]
“Bird strikes” are a familiar hazard for aircraft. Authorities at a Tampa Bay-area military base say they’ve recorded something new: a “fish strike.”
FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Biologists are continuing to perform necropsies on eight pilot whales that died in shallow waters off southwest Florida. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration biologist Erin Fougeres says a couple […]
Scientists say 2013 was the wettest year for the continental U.S. since 2009. The average rainfall totaled 31 inches, 2 inches above the previous century’s average.
A large, dead sperm whale has washed up on a South Florida beach and federal biologists were on their way to examine the carcass.
Wildlife workers in boats struggled Wednesday to coax nearly four dozen pilot whales out of dangerous shallow waters in Florida’s Everglades National Park, hoping to spare them the fate of 10 others that already have died.