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Which FL governor candidate would be best for the Everglades?

With Scott wrapping up his second term, the question is: Which gubernatorial candidate will be the best advocate for the Everglades, the estuaries and Florida Bay? [...]

April 16, 2018 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

So this is Red Tide: an essay by Jerry Kustich

The way I see it, the St Lucie River, the Caloosahatchee River and the Everglades are all burning, we just can’t see the flames. [...]

April 12, 2018 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Slide

In Florida, it’s toilet to tap, making sewage great again

Big Sugar pays the Floridians back for its millions in cashed welfare checks - mix the poo with their toxic waste and spew it back into the water [...]

March 23, 2018 RECENT, Slide

Nobody ever said that saving the Everglades would be easy. Or quick.

As an extremely talented journalist and author, Carl Hiaasen has spent most of his life advocating for the protection of the Florida Everglades. [...]

March 21, 2018 Conservation, RECENT, Slide

Legal corruption is crushing Florida’s Everglades

Corrupt politicians and Big Sugar are guilty of attempted murder of Florida’s billion-dollar sports fishing industry - it’s an in your face national disgrace [...]

March 8, 2018 RECENT, 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

Call to Action from Sandy Moret and Now or Neverglades

Act now. The science is settled. The money is available thanks to 75% of Florida voters who, in 2014, voted for Amendment 1. [...]

January 24, 2018 Conservation, RECENT, Slide

FL Gov. Rick Scott’s picks for wildlife commission have no wildlife expertise

Running the agency now will be "a challenge, given the lack of expertise among the new Wildlife Conservation Commissioners." [...]

January 22, 2018 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

A lifetime of doing the right thing

Florida’s population is about 20 million people, but they’re controlled by less than a 1,000 people and two politically powerful families. Is it always about money and greed? [...]

January 5, 2018 RECENT, Slide

Simms’ Save Our Streams September focus on Everglades

Florida’s water management issues have been going on long enough. The time is now to implement real solutions to protect Florida’s estuaries. [...]

September 7, 2017 Conservation, RECENT, Slide