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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

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

News: FL Senator Joe Negron addresses Okeechobee overflow

Negron aims to spend $2.4 billion to buy 60,000 acres of land south of the lake to store excess water and ease the effects of discharging polluted runoff [...]

December 21, 2016 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

Florida: Are they finally going to save the Everglades? Nah

It is the strangest thing; everyone in the world knows that Lake Okeechobee's water has to be sent south. If it continues to be sent east and west, it's game over for Florida [...]

August 11, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Florida, 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

Damn Dams: The Elwha made whole again. “The salmon will come”

A record-setting 72 dams were removed across 19 states, and last year’s Patagonia-produced film DamNation raised even more awareness of defunct dams. [...]

February 23, 2016 Damn Dams, RECENT, Slide

News: Two of Oregon’s worst dams are coming down

By the 1980s, water rights associated with the dams had been abandoned, leaving the two structures sitting defunct and unmaintained on private property [...]

August 13, 2015 News, RECENT, Slide

Of Interest: The Colorado River and America’s water crisis

The Colorado River is nearly a thousand miles shorter than the Mississippi and only a fraction as wide, but it’s a crucial resource for a surprisingly large part of the United States [...]

May 20, 2015 Of Interest, RECENT, Slide

News: We need a new era in conservation; now

We can’t just wait patiently until every last human has all of the material comforts they desire and only then worry about our environment. [...]

March 10, 2015 News, RECENT, Slide

News: Two million acres of wetlands and riverside forests reborn

Bringing back two million acres of wetlands and riverside forests that had disappeared for a century [...]

June 3, 2014 News, RECENT, Slide