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Browsing the "algae" Tag

Opinion: Brevard Indian River Lagoon cleanup plan misguided

The top priority should be addressing the top inputs of nutrients into the IRL: septic and sewage. [...]

September 14, 2018 Conservation, RECENT, Slide

University of Miami professor researches health impacts from algae

There’s increasing evidence now that it can lead to neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimers, Parkinsons, and ALSDR. [...]

September 13, 2018 RECENT, Slide

Erin Brockovich on Florida’s water quality collapse

Politicians and the corporations that control them, have been holding back on decades-old promises of solutions that would have prevented what has now become a catastrophe. [...]

August 8, 2018 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

Videos: Florida Everglades 30 years of broken promises and failed legislation

This short film outlines how things have occurred over the years since 1988 when the Federal Government sued the State of Florida and S. Florida Water Management District [...]

July 31, 2018 RECENT, Slide, Videos

Gov. Rick Scott “addresses” FL water crisis

The blue-green algae has been carried by the discharges from Lake Okeechobee where it originated towards the coastal estuaries. [...]

June 21, 2018 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

Critical Indian River Lagoon facing dark time – again

The seagrass beds of the lagoon which were once meadows now are disconnected small pads of grass hard to pinpoint and thinning every day. [...]

March 14, 2018 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Slide

These sugar barons built an $8 billion fortune with Washington’s help

"Men lie about that spoonful. Some cry about that spoonful. Some die about that spoonful. Everybody fight about a spoonful." [...]

February 16, 2018 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

Nitrogen pollution crisis

An environmental catastrophe looms, nitrogen scientists say, and the world urgently needs to develop strategies to prevent it. [...]

February 8, 2018 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

News: FL Senator Joe Negron addresses Okeechobee overflow

Negron aims to spend $2.4 billion to buy 60,000 acres of land south of the lake to store excess water and ease the effects of discharging polluted runoff [...]

December 21, 2016 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

Carl Hiaasen: Polluters win again in the state Legislature

The plan allows Big Ag operators to supervise their own waste releases, which is a fantasy come true for those who pollute, including the sugar barons. [...]

January 22, 2016 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide