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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

Now or Neverglades – Florida Everglades at Stake

Florida is on a self-destruct mission, destroying world-class fisheries, poisoning the water, ruining the greatest gift of freshwater the Breathmaker ever granted [...]

July 12, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

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

Environmentalists ask Sen. Nelson to support sugar policy reform

Ninety members of Congress, from both major parties, have joined forces to fix what they see as overly generous support granted to sugar farmers via the federal Farm Bill. [...]

April 5, 2018 Conservation, News, RECENT, 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

They will bite the hand that feeds them

A Florida airboat captain whose hand was bitten off by a 9-foot alligator faces charges of feeding a gator. It's against the law in Florida to feed alligators [...]

February 16, 2018 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

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