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Beaches back to normal after unprecedented red tide siege

Photo by Leigh Green The island’s ocean beaches are again open, the sea air is fresh and clean,

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Indian River Land Trust restoring 30 acres of habitat along U.S. 1

Driving south on U.S. 1 past Oslo Road, you may have noticed cleared land with scattered piles of de

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Scientist launches study of bull sharks in Indian River Lagoon

Bull sharks can be fearsome creatures, blamed for biting more humans than any other shark species. T

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Scientist launches study of bull sharks in Lagoon

Bull sharks can be fearsome creatures, blamed for biting more humans than any other shark species. T

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Manned sub to dive to deepest spot in world’s oceans

Sebastian-based Triton Submarines next month will launch the world's first manned expedition to the

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Beach access points closed for red tide

Indian River County is in the grips of a severe red tide infestation that has killed large numbers o

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County: 2018 turtle nesting season has been successful

INDIAN RIVER COUNTY — The 2018 sea turtle nesting season shows a stable increase in nesting number

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Troubled Waters: ‘What can we do’ to fix lagoon?

Florida Institute of Technology’s Indian River Lagoon Research Institute hosted the fourth annual

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Sea trout spawning sounds offer hope for lagoon

Vero Beach marine scientist Dr. Grant Gilmore was out on the lagoon last Tuesday night, wrapping up

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Seagrass making slow recovery near Sebastian Inlet

Seagrass meadows that were devastated by cold weather and severe algae blooms between 2010 and 2012

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Central lagoon in fair condition, but better than north or south

The first-ever health report card issued for the entire 156-mile-long Indian River Lagoon shows that

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1,800 students will work with scientists Oct. 4 to measure lagoon health

If you're anywhere along the 156-mile Indian River Lagoon on Oct. 4, you have an excellent chance of

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