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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

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Seaweed on our beaches: ‘It looks like this will be the worst ever’

Gobs of that scratchy, stinky brown algae called sargassum are once again washing up on beaches from

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St. Sebastian River still in trouble, despite cleanup efforts

Of the eight tributaries that flow into the troubled Indian River Lagoon, the St. Lucie River gets t

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Turtle nests up 60 percent over last year at this time

The island’s turtle nesting season is “off to a great start,” up 60 percent from last year at

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Locally built Triton sub makes deepest ever manned ocean dive in Mariana Trench

Dallas financier and explorer Victor Vescovo has just completed the world's deepest-ever manned subm

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Effort to strip specialty license plate funds from Harbor Branch fails

Florida Atlantic University's Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute Foundation will get to keep more

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Harbor Branch could lose $1.4 million if vanity license plate money redistributed

The legislature was expected to decide this week whether the Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute F