The Weekly: Protecting the environment and saving Florida’s coral

News 6 Investigator Erik Sandoval catches up with Justin Warmoth

In honor of Earth Day, which was Friday, "The Weekly" dives into what's happening at the local level to protect Florida's environment.

ORLANDO, Fla. – Scientists say the urgency is clearer than ever about the need to take immediate action to combat climate change and cut back on single-use plastics, something News 6 has been focused on with our Forecasting Change reports.

In honor of Earth Day, which was Friday, investigator Erik Sandoval joined anchor Justin Warmoth on “The Weekly” to explain what’s happening at the local level to protect Florida’s environment, including the new technology roaming the Brevard County coast looking for litter and microplastics.

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Sandoval also discussed his recent trip to South Florida where a group of combat veterans is researching what’s plaguing Florida’s coral.

Watch the interview in the video player at the top of this story.

About the Author:

Justin Warmoth joined News 6 in February 2013 as our Brevard County reporter. In March of 2016, after anchoring the weekend mornings since August of 2015, Justin was promoted to weekday morning anchor. You can catch him Monday through Friday mornings from 5-7 a.m. and at noon.