Category Archives: Human Impacts

Citizen Scientists Step Up to Help

By Victoria Parsons More and more kids are realizing that the natural resources and wildlife in their neighborhoods are threatened by development, pollution and climate change. Instead of waiting for someone else to fix the proble...

Community Education Programs Engage Adults

Twelve community education grants, designed to actively engage adults in water-related issues, have been awarded by the Southwest Florida Water Management District. Six grants in the Tampa Bay region include: $5000 to the Florida ...

Scientists Warn of Persistent Dead Zones

Healing low-oxygen aquatic “dead zones” will be trickier than previously imagined, according to scientists speaking at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. That’s because the low oxygen le...

Volunteers Needed for Skyway Project

[/su_pullquote] Fishing on the Skyway Pier has long been legendary, with fishermen from around the world visiting Tampa Bay for a chance to catch everything from tarpon and shark to grouper, sea bass and mackerel. Now, bay manager...