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Florida Forever becomes Florida never in the hands of the Legislature

Last week, at a time when we all needed a little good news, Florida’s governor and Cabinet held one of their rare meetings and...

Court dismisses youth-led climate lawsuit, crafts ruling for appeal

State Circuit Judge Kevin Carroll on Monday dismissed a youth-led climate lawsuit filed in Florida against state officials but promised to write his ruling...

‘Above-normal’ Atlantic hurricane season expected, with a tax holiday to stock up on supplies

The first day of hurricane season begins Monday, with experts projecting a busy Atlantic hurricane season. Meanwhile, Floridians can take advantage of the state's hurricane...

Two years later, relief for timber losses due to Hurricane Michael is authorized

A state-federal agreement securing $380.7 million in federal grants for north Florida’s timber industry is finally official, authorizing payments to qualified timber growers to...

All the gorgeous beaches that belong to Florida’s taxpayers face a great threat: climate...

Last week, Stephen Leatherman, aka “Dr. Beach,” announced his selection as the best beach in the United States -- one in the Florida Panhandle,...

Searching for a Panacea amid a pandemic: ‘We’ve been in continuous operation for 56...

Usually, when you see Jack Rudloe in the spring, he’s surrounded by schoolchildren and sea life. Usually the parking lot of Gulf Specimen Marine...

Wildfire scorches nearly 8,700 acres in Collier; drought continues, fueling risk of more fires

A wildfire burning on 8,663 acres in southwest Florida near Naples has destroyed 12 homes and 33 buildings, the Florida Forest Service reported Monday...

Spraying antibiotics on oranges is risky — and it appears it may not work,...

Remember the story of the old lady who swallowed a fly? She kept putting bigger and more dangerous animals down her gullet to fix...

Fire conditions continue to threaten FL Panhandle; some 3,600 acres are burning

Some 3,600 acres of forest have burned in Santa Rosa and Escambia counties in the Panhandle, and the risk of new blazes continues to...

Governor DeSantis: Floridians Deserve a Better Safety Net

One month ago, we sent a letter along with 44 partner organizations to Gov.  Ron DeSantis, urging for more action to strengthen our safety net...

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