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Landowners smitten with red beetles

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

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Declining gopher tortoise population spurs study by Harbor Branch scientists

If you have lived in the Treasure Coast for any length of time, you’ve probably encountered quite

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Scientists shocked to find rare hawksbill turtle in Indian River Lagoon

Scientists are not fond of talking in superlatives, but University of Central Florida sea turtle res

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Hawksbill sea turtle sighting ‘shocks’ scientists

University of Central Florida sea turtle researcher Dr. Erin Seney says her recent encounter with an

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John’s Island launches recycling effort for soft plastics

The 1,400-member John’s Island Club has launched a new initiative to help residents and staff prop

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Moorings resident a winner in big rock marlin fishing contest

Moorings resident James Luihn and his crew aboard the Donna Mae caught a 569.9-pound blue marlin to

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Scientists soaking up discovery of a previously unknown sponge

The discovery of a previously unobserved sponge growing on a manmade oyster reef is prompting a scie

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Anti-pollution experiment underway in Young Park

If you’ve visited A.W. Young Park on the Indian River Lagoon in Vero Isles recently, you probably

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Vero couple designs device to help stem lionfish invasion

Lionfish – the peppermint-striped, venom-spiked aquarium fish turned pesky predator –pose a high

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Sponge species just discovered in the lagoon ‘opens up a lot of new questions’

Discovery of a previously unobserved sponge growing on a manmade oyster reef at the southern end of

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Area scientists and entrepreneurs push to grow profitable pompano

Besides providing endless hours of fun for anglers along the island's beaches, Florida pompano are d

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Soak up the news: Scientists buzz about discovery of new sponge

Discovery of a previously unobserved sponge growing on a manmade oyster reef near North Hutchinson I