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Still time to sign up for Saturday’s Coastal Cleanup

If you want to do something to help the Indian River Lagoon, there's still time to sign up for the I

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County still figuring out how many turtle nests were destroyed by Dorian

Vero Beach's human residents and their homes were spared the worst of Hurricane Dorian's pummeling w

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2 McKee Gardens palms declared ‘champion trees’

Two stately palm trees shading Vero Beach's McKee Botanical Gardens have been officially declared th

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Changes to Endangered Species Act threaten lagoon wildlife

Local environmental scientists and conservationists are pushing back against proposed changes to the

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Scientist: Toxic algae blooms not ‘going away anytime soon’

While the Indian River Lagoon is relatively free of toxic algae blooms right now, residents shouldn

St. Lucie Voice

Blue-green algae toxin found in tissues of bull sharks in lagoon

Toxic blue-green algae blooms are threatening the health of bull sharks in the Indian River Lagoon,

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County deploys 2 artificial reefs south of the Sebastian Inlet

Indian River County has deployed two new artificial reefs to increase fish habitat and diving opport

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‘Celebrity’ whale that visited Sebastian Inlet among 8 right whales killed this year

The plight of critically endangered North Atlantic right whales that visit our coast each winter jus

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Number of osprey nests at Blue Cypress Lake down from last year

The total number of osprey nests counted at Blue Cypress Lake in western Indian River County this sp

Melbourne Beachsider

Start-up specializing in enviro products sets up shop in Indialantic

A small start-up recently opened new headquarters on the top floor of a two-story building in Indial

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FIT professors says climate change is changing the Indian River Lagoon

Trying to bring home his message of what climate change means to residents along the Indian River La

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Landowners smitten with red beetles

Okeechobee landowner David Bockoras traveled to his local University of Florida Agricultural Extensi