Movies and media often portray shark-infested oceans and shark attacks as a regular occurrence. But some species of sharks in Florida are actually endangered. The Florida Wildlife Conservation Commission has brought forward a motion to prohibit harvesting tiger sharks and three species of hammerhead sharks in Florida waters. Florida’s 89.1, WUFTFM’s Paula Cunniffe spoke with Director of the Florida Program for Shark Research at the Florida Museum if Human Natural History, George Burgess, about what this means for sharks off the coast of Florida.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/burgessQandA.mp3]
For the city of Archer, a plan to build a wastewater treatment plant has been clogged by years of debate, inability to find adequate land and, recently, a battle between the city and one local couple.