Disease, evident on the right, is decimating coral in the Florida Keys.
Disease, evident on the right, is decimating coral in the Florida Keys. Getty Images
Disease, evident on the right, is decimating coral in the Florida Keys. Getty Images

Gwen Filosa covers Key West and the Lower Florida Keys for FLKeysNews.com and the Miami Herald and lives in Key West. She was part of the staff at the New Orleans Times-Picayune that in 2005 won two Pulitzer Prizes for coverage of Hurricane Katrina. She graduated from Indiana University.