The Atlantic Hurricane Season begins June 1 and continues until November 30. To be prepared for hurricanes and other severe weather, it’s useful to have an understanding of the natural forces you’re up against, as well as the condition of ... READ MORE
Did you know that our beautiful Florida environment can protect us from natural disasters? These ecosystem services, or contributions that the environment provides for human well-being, are crucial during our times of ... READ MORE
Hurricanes need warm water, moist air, an area of low pressure. Storms that become hurricanes start in the ocean, near the equator, where the water is at least 80 degrees Fahrenheit. The warm ocean water evaporates into the warm ... READ MORE
FOREST CARBON MARKETS ARE ON THE RISE
Opportunities are emerging for landowners to be paid for some of the environmental services their forests provide. Forest carbon markets are now active in this region. To help private landowners and our ... READ MORE
The 2020 Atlantic Hurricane season made history as the most active season since official records began in 1851, with a total of 30 named storms, 13 hurricanes and six major hurricanes.
A new University of Florida-led study investigated the ... READ MORE
I think we can all agree it has been one crazy hurricane season. We have gone through the entire alphabet, and much of the Greek alphabet, naming storms – a record 30. Here in Pensacola we had Sally, but we had to prepare for many others ... READ MORE
By: Lourdes Rodriguez and Tory Moore
Hurricane season, June through November, overlaps with sea turtle nesting season, which starts in March and runs through October in Florida.
When storms approach the coast, they can put nests in peril. ... READ MORE