Florida environment http://wlrn.org en Miami, Soon The American Atlantis? http://wlrn.org/post/miami-soon-american-atlantis <p></p><p>On The Florida Roundup, we focus on the impacts of sea-level rise on our very vulnerable region.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Rolling Stone magazine says Miami - and much of South Florida - is&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/news/why-the-city-of-miami-is-doomed-to-drown-20130620" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank">doomed to drown</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.&nbsp; You wouldn’t know it based on what you&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.tampabay.com/blogs/the-buzz-florida-politics/content/rick-scott-doesnt-believe-global-warming" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank">hear from state leaders</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.&nbsp; While county and local officials say they are working on solutions, are they pursuing the right ones?&nbsp;</span></p><p></p><p> Fri, 05 Jul 2013 16:00:00 +0000 Elaine Chen 16884 at http://wlrn.org Miami, Soon The American Atlantis? Add 'Crazy Ants' To Growing List Of Florida Invasive Species http://wlrn.org/post/add-crazy-ants-growing-list-florida-invasive-species <p>The <a href="http://wlrn.org/post/some-health-risks-eating-giant-african-land-snail" target="_blank">giant African land snail</a> has competition in the "strange and destructive little invasive species" department. A <a href="http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10530-013-0463-6" target="_blank">report </a>released last month by University of Texas scientists shows that "crazy ants" are "invading the southeastern United States and Texas" -- including Florida.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 28 May 2013 10:01:00 +0000 Tricia Woolfenden 14600 at http://wlrn.org Add 'Crazy Ants' To Growing List Of Florida Invasive Species