The test facility in Miami helps building designers prevent future storm damage. With the warming climate intensifying hurricanes, engineers are planning a new one with 200 mph winds and storm surge.
The custodians of one of Hollywood’s most reliable cash machines have been careful to sidestep political minefields that might remind customers of a realm outside the Magic Kingdom.
Florida Republicans’ war on Disney is only the latest example of the GOP’s being at odds with a company that has historically backed the party.
We asked 680 Florida real estate agents what they’re seeing in the market. Here’s what they said.
Hurricane Michael left a jumbled mess of downed trees. Cleaning it up is even harder than it sounds, and now dead trees are burning.
The UK’s homophobic law was repealed in 2003, but its impact on LGBTQ+ students and teachers has lingered.
Before the Civil War, US activists sought to combat slavery through sugar boycotts. Instead, consumption grew.
Imagining new kinds of places to live is an American tradition.
The lionfish has few natural predators, and its venomous spines deter potential predators. But there may still be ways to naturally control the growth of this invader’s population.
Following the deadly collapse of a condo high-rise in Florida, a historian of this kind of housing explains how it offers a sense of community that many people seek.
Huge blooms of brown seaweed have fouled Florida and Caribbean beaches almost every year over the past decade. They originate in Africa and South America. and are fueled by human activities.
The Army Corps of Engineers is planning a sea wall 6 miles long and flood gates. The infrastructure might protect downtown from a hurricane storm surge, but most of the area will still be vulnerable.
In principle, some portion of the shoreline is public land along virtually all US coasts. But these can sometimes overlap with private property interests, creating confusion and conflict.
NOAA’s 2021 high-tide flooding outlook shows where the risks are highest and growing. Some communities are seeing 20 or more days of flooding a year now.
Investigators are searching for what caused the tall apartment building near Miami to suddenly fail. What they find could lead to changes in building codes.
New Orleans has about a 40% chance of getting hit by a tropical storm in any given year. Here’s how heat, winds and the shape of the seafloor raise the hurricane damage risk.
The Supreme Court recently dealt defeat to Florida in its 20-year legal battle with Georgia over river water. Other interstate water contests loom, but there are no sure winners in these lawsuits.
The election of the Biden administration raised hopes of a new dawn in US environmental protections. But left-right views will continue to stymie progress, just as they do in Australia.
The decision to go south for the winter during the ongoing pandemic is a complex one, informed by factors such as availability of recreational opportunities and cost of living.
What the polls and the candidates keep getting wrong about the United States’ largest minority group.