Florida and Alabama want to take Georgia back to court in the decades-long water dispute over Lake Lanier. They want a federal court to rehear their case, after it ruled in Georgia’s favor earlier this summer.
Environmental groups have formally asked the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to re-introduce panthers to the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge. If their idea is adopted, about a dozen endangered Florida panthers could be put in the swamp to start a new population there. They say, the cats' habitat in South Florida is diminishing.
Ten whooping cranes have made their annual stop in Georgia, with a little help. Only six to seven months old, the cranes have now traveled 979 miles and have another 306 to go. There are now about 106 whooping cranes in the wild in eastern North America.