Scientists Mystified by Erratic and Dying Sawfish in the Florida Keys

Scientists Mystified by Erratic and Dying Sawfish in the Florida Keys

Liv Caputo
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March 31, 2024
FLORIDA KEYS—The Sunshine State's endangered smalltooth sawfish are dying at an unprecedented rate, and scientists have absolutely no idea why. In late January, reports from the Florida Keys began rolling in: sawfish are spinning in circles and turning up dead. Scientists logged the erratic behavior in 109 sawfish and discovered 28 dead—all within two months. […]
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Wasserman Schultz Takes Victory Lap After Securing Funding for FIU Program

Wasserman Schultz Takes Victory Lap After Securing Funding for FIU Program

Jackson Bakich
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January 26, 2023
Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL), a longtime proponent of climate change, is doing a victory lap after she and U.S. House Representatives delivered $9.7 million to Florida International University (FIU) for their mission to monitor the rise in sea levels and to prevent damages along the coast. “Thanks to the $9.7M I helped deliver with […]
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Mast's Environmental Bill Passes Easily

Mast's Environmental Bill Passes Easily

Jackson Bakich
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May 14, 2022
Rep. Brian Mast (R-FL) received a win on Wednesday and so did the state of Florida. Mast introduced a bipartisan bill that “will require the first-ever federal assessment and action plan to combat harmful algal blooms in Florida.” The bill was written by Mast and former Democratic Senator of Florida Bill Nelson in 2018. According […]
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