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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

Corporate Welfare: Big Sugar is Florida’s Yersinia pestis; no end in site

The importance of ridding Florida of Big Sugar or, at least reigning in its plutocratic support, is as important to Florida as the next flight to Orlando and a visit to Disneyland [...]

March 22, 2016 Corporate Welfare, RECENT, Slide

News: Obama Everglades trip to highlight week focusing on climate change

Obama chose to use the Everglades as his backdrop to show risks that remain intangible for much of the country but are already being felt in low-lying South Florida [...]

April 21, 2015 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide