With federal money running out, slow rebuilds, and a lack of affordable housing, many Panhandle residents are vulnerable to this year’s storms.
People living in Bahama Village are using the recent protests against police violence and systemic racism to speak out about how rising costs are pushing them out.
The coronavirus pandemic has stalled local economies still reeling from the effects of recent hurricanes.
Recreational fishing plays a massive role in Florida’s tourism economy.
Local officials and nonprofits are working together to address residents’ safety during the pandemic, which may coincide with hurricane season.
A network of environmentalists has helped more than a dozen counties and cities introduce “rights of nature,” but the movement faces pushback from lawmakers and lobbyists.
Experts, lawyers, and residents argue that affordable housing communities should be built with environmental justice and climate change in mind.