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By Curt Anderson, Freida Frisaro, Associated Press
Sometime next year, genetically modified mosquitoes will be released in the Florida Keys in an effort to combat persistent insect-borne diseases such as Dengue fever and the Zika virus.
By Curt Anderson, Associated Press
In March, FEMA ended its temporary housing program for people affected by Hurricane Irma, which slammed the Florida Keys in September 2017. But as rebuilding continues after one of the costliest storms in U.S. history, shelter for survivors and volunteers…
By Alicia Menendez, Lorna Baldwin
When Hurricane Harvey hit with a fury not seen along the Gulf Coast in more than a decade, flooded roads stranded tens of thousands of people, including Wayne and Casey Dailey and their two sons. Their tragic ordeal is detailed…
Hurricane Irma made landfall on Cudjoe Key in southern Florida early Sunday morning, bringing Category 4 winds that reached 130 miles per hour.
By Michael D. Regan
By Michael D. Regan and Corinne Segal
"If you have been ordered to evacuate anywhere in the state, you need to leave right now. Not tonight, not in an hour, now," said Florida Gov. Rick Scott.
By PBS NewsHour
Officials in the Florida Keys are considering using genetically modified mosquitoes to curb the threat of the tropical disease, Dengue fever. The lab-grown mosquitoes have been used in Brazil and the Cayman Islands to reduce the local mosquito populations, but…
The world’s coral reefs are in perilous danger due to overfishing, pollution and climate change. But a team of scuba-diving scientists has developed a groundbreaking method for speeding up coral growth in hopes of stemming the underwater crisis. Hari Sreenivasan…
Endangered Coral Reefs Die as Ocean Temperatures Rise and Water Turns Acidic…
For more on this story go to http://www.pbs.org/newshour/topic/climate-change/…
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