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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

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

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

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

News: Opposition to south-of-the-lake water plan heats up

Gov. Scott’s proposed state 2017-18 budget comes with a “FAQ” summary that rejects funding for water-storage areas in the Everglades Agricultural Area. [...]

February 6, 2017 Conservation, RECENT, Slide

Buy the land south of Lake Okeechobee — don’t buy the excuses

Independent scientists, including leaders at the University of Florida's Water Institute, agree more land is needed to curtail pollution of the estuaries. [...]

January 18, 2017 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, News, Slide

News: Another case of poisoned drinking water, this time in Florida

The claim also suggests that the state went out of its way to try to hide the poison pouring into the Biscayne aquifer [...]

July 20, 2016 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

News: Finally, Gov. Rick Scott declares State of Emergency for algae blooms

Governor Rick Scott declared a state of emergency due to the "toxic green algae" that is invading waterways throughout St. Lucie, Martin Counties. [...]

June 30, 2016 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide