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DeSantis unveils major environmental reforms

Among the highlights of his order: $2.5 billion for Everglades restoration and water protections — the highest level in the state’s history. [...]

January 16, 2019 News, RECENT, Slide

Two surprise resignations at South Florida Water Management District

The resignations set the stage for a new administration to reshape the state’s largest water management district. [...]

January 9, 2019 News, RECENT, Slide

2018: Florida’s most environmentally devastating year

Plans to protect air and water, wilderness and wildlife are in fact plans to protect man. Stewart Udall [...]

January 3, 2019 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

New Jersey-size ‘Dead Zone’ is largest ever in Gulf of Mexico

The Gulf of Mexico hypoxic or low-oxygen zone, also called a dead zone, is an area of low to no oxygen that can kill fish and other marine life. [...]

December 6, 2018 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

What Do We Know About Toxic Algae?

Everyone knows why these blooms occur, that they're toxic, and how to stop it from happening, but do nothing works best in Florida - ask Big Sugar. [...]

December 4, 2018 FEATURE STORY, News, Slide

Sweetwater: A film by Spencer Miller

Spencer Miller tells a deeply personal, sad, and ultimately hopeful story about the decline of South Florida's waterways and the fight to recover them. [...]

November 15, 2018 Conservation, RECENT, Slide, Videos

Floridians watch their state corrode

Florida is environmentally legendary, in a deviant way, for plundering its fresh water resource, polluting and overdeveloping like a junkie on crack. [...]

October 8, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

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

GOP on a sugar high in race to replace FL Ag Commissioner

Republican candidate for governor, Commissioner of Agriculture Adam Putnam, took serious heat from opponent Ron DeSantis for accepting millions in sugar money. [...]

August 23, 2018 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

Industry News: Aaron Adams recipient of Leopold Conservation Award

In a mere decade, Aaron Adams took a hodgepodge of men and women with many disciplines and put together the best flats research studies ever compiled. [...]

August 17, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide