Forty-nine bottlenose dolphins have died in Southwest Florida since July 1.
Researchers are launching a new study to test whether filter-feeding animals and seaweeds can mitigate the effects of Florida red tide.
A Whale of a Tale
See one? Call Mote Marine Laboratory ASAP.
The now-endangered sea turtles once were a plentiful source of food.
Improving Sarasota Bay
It's a project of the Sarasota Bay Fisheries Forum.
Rescuing the Reefs
Scientists are fighting to save the Florida Reef Tract, the contiguous United States' only coral reef—and the third largest reef system in the world.
A free Celebration of the Arts, Mote Circus by the Sea, Jazz Club’s Oktoberfest Pub Crawl and more.
Young Guns of Country; $6 Saturdays at Mote Aquarium; a Brews, Bands and Boots Festival at Snook Haven, and more.
Jaws screening kicks off Shark Days at Mote, free back-to-school bash at Jungle Gardens, and more.
Just two months into nesting season, local nests have surpassed last year's total.
Robert Essner, former CEO of Wyeth (now Pfizer), is chairing Mote's Oceans of Opportunity campaign.
People of all ages can learn how ocean life renews itself at Mote Aquarium in Sarasota.
Mote Marine Laboratory and the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee create an educational partnership.
Many local boaters filmed Beggar, the dolphin whose interactions with humans led to his recent death. Here's one of those videos.
The truth about Flipper: Pam Daniel on the loss of Sarasota's Beggar the Dolphin.
Loved to Death
Sarasota boaters adored Beggar, the smiling dolphin who swam right up and begged for food. But when man and wild animals interact, the animal can pay a terrible price.