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Vero High student creates app to predict algae blooms in lagoon

Vero Beach High School science whiz Griffin Wagner last Wednesday took top honors at the Indian Rive

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Rare beach closures on the island likely to be lifted this week

It was a rare event when three island beaches were closed to swimming last Thursday because of bacte

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Spawning sea trout a good sign for our lagoon

More spotted sea trout than ever before have been recorded reproducing in the Indian River Lagoon be

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Government shutdown threatens scientific research, environmental conservation here

As the federal government shutdown enters its second month, it is beginning to have a negative impac

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New organization sharply focused on Indian River County water quality

A group of prominent local conservation advocates has just formed the Clean Water Coalition of India

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Lagoon Council has ‘roadmap’ to restore estuary

The Indian River Lagoon Council has created a detailed “roadmap” for restoring the ailing estuar

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Sebastian Inlet District gets new leader going into 2019

The Sebastian Inlet District – which is responsible for maintaining the navigational channel betwe

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Sebastian Inlet dredging yields sand for beach renourishment

Boaters and beachgoers in and around Sebastian Inlet will see dredge boats setting up and workers ru

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Sea turtle conservation workshop held Friday

Photo by Dan Alexander Vero Beach oceanfront residents and business owners attended a free worksh

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Harbor Branch project may boost farming of sought-after pompano

Florida pompano. They look like silver-and-yellow Frisbees skipping atop the Indian River Lagoon and

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Top lagoon scientist lauds The Moorings’ ‘eco’ efforts

One of the Treasure Coast’s most prominent conservation scientists is lauding The Moorings Yacht a

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Right whales on the brink of extinction despite protection

Despite more than 80 years of protection, the endangered North Atlantic right whale – often spotte