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Saving the Gulf Coast for both birds and people: A massive effort

The National Audubon Society is recommending $1.7-billion in projects, including key programs in Florida, to restore and conserve the Gulf of Mexico region from...
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Environmental groups win key Everglades protection legal fight

Seven environmental groups won a key legal victory Monday in a case over pollution in two of South Florida’s most critical natural areas: Everglades...
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You want a straw with that? Battle over plastic pollution in Fl Legislature

Several cities in Florida have passed ordinances in recent years to ban plastic straws, bags, and polystyrene containers as part of a growing campaign...
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DeSantis issues broad directive on water pollution, but something big is missing

UPDATED to include South Florida Water Management District board resignationsGov. Ron DeSantis got headlines and photo opportunities Thursday for a major executive order he...

Fl conservationist Manley Fuller leaving state for new job

One of Florida’s best known environmental leaders, Florida Wildlife Federation Executive Director Manley Fuller, is leaving Florida for a new job in North Carolina.Fuller...

Bipartisan group of Florida Congressional reps reintroduce bill to ban drilling off Florida’s shores

A bipartisan coalition of Florida members of Congress are again pushing legislation that would make permanent the current moratorium on oil drilling off Florida’s...

Fighting for a future that doesn’t suck

When Florida’s newly elected Governor Ron DeSantis and Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried take office tomorrow, one group of young Floridians will be keenly interested.They...

Michael Bloomberg gives St. Petersburg $2.5 million to combat climate change

Former New York City mayor and potential 2020 presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg came to St. Petersburg on Thursday to give the city $2.5 million...

Smoking ban for all Florida beaches?

A state lawmaker wants to ban smoking on Florida beaches statewide.Sarasota House Republican (and soon to be GOP state party chairman) Joe Gruters filed...

Don’t want antibiotics sprayed on your citrus? Sorry – it’s about to expand, big-time

The Trump administration has given the go-ahead for agricultural operations to spray antibiotics on nearly a half-million acres of Florida citrus, a move some...

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