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Why Does Bioluminescence Happen in Florida?

Why Does Bioluminescence Happen in Florida? Bioluminescence is a natural phenomenon that occurs through a chemical reaction that produces light energy in an organism’s body. This reaction only occurs in species that contain luciferin, a molecule that produces light when it reacts with oxygen. There are different types of luciferin, which vary depending on the…

Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge, one of the best places to see manatees on Florida’s Space Coast

When most people think of the Space Coast, they immediately think of the Kennedy Space Center. However, we’d like to think there’s some other famous locals to come and visit – manatees! Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge is situated in the Indian River Lagoon which 1/3 of the nation’s manatees either call home or migrates…