April 25, 2021

Piney Point Wastewater Release Spurs Red Tide Concerns

At the end of March 2021, a leak was discovered in a wastewater reservoir at the old Piney Point fertilizer processing plant, located in Manatee County.  […]
June 29, 2018

Morph Implications on the Control and Removal of Nonnative Species of Snake and other Animals

Red-on-black, friend of Jack; red-on-yellow, kill a fellow. This catchy saying is well known by many outdoor enthusiasts to help remember which of two similar looking […]
May 19, 2018

FFWC Seeks Comment on Elephant Ride Rules

Last month, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission (FFWC) held a public meeting to discuss elephant ride regulations in the state. Animal welfare and rights activists […]
February 1, 2018

Greyhound Anti-doping Regulations Found Invalid

Administrative Law Judge Lawrence P. Stevenson issued an order invalidating actions based on drug testing protocols from a 2010 manual that were never formally adopted or […]
November 28, 2017

Gator Poachers Accused of Forty-Four Felonies in Largest FWC Sting to Date

In a lengthy exposé, Rene Ebersole writes for National Geographic about an ongoing case regarding alligator poaching. Nine men stand accused of forty-four felonies, “ranging from […]
April 25, 2017

More Pythons Coming to your Terrarium?: Appeals Court Overturns Rule Barring Interstate Commerce of

The Circuit Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, one of the more influential circuit courts of appeal partly because of its role in regulatory review, […]
September 23, 2016

Ordinance Shelters Sea Turtles from Aerial Assault

The Lake Worth City commissioners recently approved 4-0 an ordinance that will regulate the use of outdoor balloons and sky lanterns on city-owned property. While stunning […]
September 23, 2016

New Investigative Report Suggests You Think Twice Before You Shuck and Suck

The Sun Sentinel recently released its investigative report, The Gulf’s Deadly Harvest. According to the report, at least one person in the United States dies every […]
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