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South Florida has the technical expertise to turn freshwater into toxic water

One-third of the original Florida Everglades was drained during the 20th century and converted into productive agricultural land (EAA), mostly for corporate welfare sugar farms. [...]

August 16, 2019 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, News, Of Interest, Slide

Record new funding for Estuary and Everglades Restoration

Florida strains to get out from under itself but as long as it accepts business as usual and fails to do something to offset climate warming? [...]

May 10, 2019 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Meet Florida’s chief science officer. He’s a surfer dude, academic and water expert .

Experts say it appears to be the first such state-level position in the nation. [...]

May 1, 2019 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

Sewer crisis in the state of Florida

Experts say the sewage has fed the blue-green algae blooms wreaking havoc on Florida estuaries and exacerbated red tide in the Gulf of Mexico. [...]

April 17, 2019 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, News, Slide

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

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

BullSugar: How deep does Florida’s corruption seep?

Florida, uniquely corrupt, has real environmental issues it created. They threaten lives, property values, and the entire outdoor lifestyle economy. [...]

September 28, 2018 RECENT, Slide