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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

Florida, they’re killing it, one flush at a time

Florida's water management, over the decades, has produced a principality of arrogance, stupidity, and a system serving only the sugar industry and agricultural needs. [...]

June 28, 2018 RECENT, Slide

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

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

TCPalm’s editorial on reservoir plan

We have to settle for what we can get, while the powerful groups that stood in opposition to the reservoir plan didn't sacrifice a thing. [...]

March 19, 2018 Conservation, News, 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