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President Trump to visit Lake Okeechobee and DeSantis on Friday

Trump's Florida visit will focus on expediting the completion of the Herbert Hoover Dike rehabilitation project to improve water management. [...]

March 27, 2019 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

FL Rep. Rooney takes on the sugar industry

He says sugar farmers are in large part responsible for the blooms and believes he has the answer to solve the water crisis. [...]

March 18, 2019 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

What causes algal blooms, and how we can stop them

The phenomena of “algae blooms”, when the population of algae in a river rapidly grows and dies, can be devastating to local wildlife, ecosystems and people. [...]

January 29, 2019 News, RECENT, Slide

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

Opinion: Brevard Indian River Lagoon cleanup plan misguided

The top priority should be addressing the top inputs of nutrients into the IRL: septic and sewage. [...]

September 14, 2018 Conservation, RECENT, Slide

University of Miami professor researches health impacts from algae

There’s increasing evidence now that it can lead to neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimers, Parkinsons, and ALSDR. [...]

September 13, 2018 RECENT, Slide

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

Videos: Florida Everglades 30 years of broken promises and failed legislation

This short film outlines how things have occurred over the years since 1988 when the Federal Government sued the State of Florida and S. Florida Water Management District [...]

July 31, 2018 RECENT, Slide, Videos

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

Critical Indian River Lagoon facing dark time – again

The seagrass beds of the lagoon which were once meadows now are disconnected small pads of grass hard to pinpoint and thinning every day. [...]

March 14, 2018 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Slide