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Are you OK with destroying The Everglades?

Tomorrow, many captains and anglers from Florida are taking days off of work to travel to the capital of Florida, Tallahassee, to make their voices heard. [...]

April 10, 2017 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, News, Slide

Florida: Slimy green beaches may be Florida’s new norm

No other state has had such a gift of abundance in water, flora and fauna like Florida. No other state has been so poorly governed that it squandered everything [...]

August 16, 2016 Florida, RECENT, Slide

Now or Neverglades: A ‘Declaration’ to save an entire ecosystem

For too long Big Sugar, Big Agri, and developers have run the state of Florida into an environmental sewer. [...]

August 8, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Slide

BTT: Scientific fixes for Florida’s “Code Red” water

There are so many cooks, I mean crooks, in the environmental kitchen of water management in Florida that the outcome has always been the same - more pollution [...]

July 5, 2016 Bonefish & Tarpon Trust, RECENT, Slide

News: There’s a new Banana Republic. It’s called Tallahassee

The ability to provide flood control and water supply without impairing the ecology of Lake Okeechobee and damaging the Caloosahatchee, St. Lucie, as well as other estuaries is essentially hopeless without moving treated water south through the Everglades. [...]

May 5, 2015 FEATURE STORY, News, Slide

News: Floridians want a clean water bill; House spits in their faces

Florida's farmers, cattle ranchers and Big Sugar use their checkbooks to corral politicians - - - so continuation of dumping highly toxic polluted water into waterways will be business as usual [...]

March 9, 2015 News, RECENT, Slide

News: Cleanup Lake Okeechobee. Hasn’t this song been sung before?

Lake Okeechobee is now so polluted that it can't be legally discharged to any lands. The main goal is to reduce total phosphorus entering the lake by 33 percent by 2025. [...]

January 22, 2015 News, RECENT, Slide

Conservation: It’s Big Sugar, stupid!

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection hosted a public meeting before roughly 60 attendees [...]

August 22, 2013 Conservation, RECENT, Spot

Conservation: Toxic water is destroying Florida fisheries

Nathaniel Reed’s solution to the polluted Lake Okeechobee discharges that are crippling the Indian River Lagoon [...]

August 21, 2013 Conservation, RECENT, Slide, Spot

Conservation: Rally in South FL points to pollution by corruption

Dumping of highly toxic waste water into the St. Lucie River from Lake O gathered 6,500 or so concerned citizens in Stuart, Florida last Saturday. [...]

August 7, 2013 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Slide, Spot