The desire to transfer the thrills of surfing on to dry land created the monumental culture of skateboarding, now vividly documented in a new exhibition.
The question of whether local declarations offering sanctuary for LGBTQIA+ people place local law above federal law depends on what the statements actually promise.
A new study of Florida’s fiscal vulnerability to climate change finds that flooding directly threatens many local tax bases.
A hurricane scientist explains the conflict between 2023’s abnormally high ocean heat and the storm-disrupting wind shear accompanying El Niño.
The hijacking of freedom by far-right politicians like Florida’s Ron DeSantis raises crucial questions about whose freedom is truly at stake in a time of tyranny.
Florida’s new standards for teaching social studies include throwbacks to an interpretation of slavery as benign or inconsequential.
The framers decided that members of both the House and Senate would be required to be “an inhabitant” of the state they represent.
While a Florida curriculum implies that enslaved Africans ‘benefited’ from skills acquired through slavery, history shows they brought knowledge and skills to the US that predate their captivity.
Ocean temperatures have hit record highs off the Florida Keys. Scientists and volunteer divers are racing to save these valuable creatures.
Scholarly experts explain many aspects and angles of the criminal cases involving former president Donald Trump.
Tactics used to censor the teaching of American history in Florida schools bear much in common with those seen in the illiberal democracies of Israel, Turkey, Russia and Poland.
Water temperatures in the 90s off Florida in July are alarming, a NOAA coral scientist writes. Scientists in several North American countries have already spotted coral bleaching off their coasts.
The quality of public debate over free speech in higher education matters. And the debate right now gets the facts all wrong.
Florida’s image as a safe sun and theme park destination may be threatened by recent political divisions and gun crime.
Should Canadian hockey fans be frustrated with the success of non-traditional hockey markets at the expense of Canadian teams?
Differences over what counts as indoctrination lie behind a first-of-its-kind lawsuit in Florida. PEN America’s CEO deems book removals ‘a deliberate attempt to suppress diverse voices’.
Book bans in Ron DeSantis’s Florida have censored beloved Australian author Mem Fox – for an illustrated character’s bath. But blanket nudity bans teach children bodies are ‘inherently sexual’.
Three forces are pulling down ESG’s once-rapid rise in the investment world.
Scientists are predicting a record sargassum bloom in 2023. It’s already starting to wash up on beaches in Florida and the Caribbean and cause a stink.
Republicans like Governor Ron DeSantis are trying to bring down sustainable “ESG” investing.