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New Jersey-size ‘Dead Zone’ is largest ever in Gulf of Mexico

The Gulf of Mexico hypoxic or low-oxygen zone, also called a dead zone, is an area of low to no oxygen that can kill fish and other marine life. [...]

December 6, 2018 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

What Do We Know About Toxic Algae?

Everyone knows why these blooms occur, that they're toxic, and how to stop it from happening, but do nothing works best in Florida - ask Big Sugar. [...]

December 4, 2018 FEATURE STORY, News, 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

Floridians watch their state corrode

Florida is environmentally legendary, in a deviant way, for plundering its fresh water resource, polluting and overdeveloping like a junkie on crack. [...]

October 8, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

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

GOP on a sugar high in race to replace FL Ag Commissioner

Republican candidate for governor, Commissioner of Agriculture Adam Putnam, took serious heat from opponent Ron DeSantis for accepting millions in sugar money. [...]

August 23, 2018 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

Industry News: Aaron Adams recipient of Leopold Conservation Award

In a mere decade, Aaron Adams took a hodgepodge of men and women with many disciplines and put together the best flats research studies ever compiled. [...]

August 17, 2018 FEATURE STORY, 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

Now or Neverglades – Florida Everglades at Stake

Florida is on a self-destruct mission, destroying world-class fisheries, poisoning the water, ruining the greatest gift of freshwater the Breathmaker ever granted [...]

July 12, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide