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Florida will buy 20,000 acres in Everglades to block oil-drilling plan

The state will buy 20,000 acres of wetlands in the Florida Everglades for no less than $16.5 million to block the possibility of oil-drilling...

‘Greener’ GOP still stalling on clean energy and climate change in...

Florida Republicans belatedly acknowledging climate change and its harm to the state are looking ‘greener’ than they have in decades, but critics say it...

Saving Florida panthers: Environmental groups file lawsuit to protect the endangered...

The Florida panther, an iconic and endangered animal beloved in the Sunshine State, faces threats from new road construction projects aimed to expand in...

Coalition says Florida Forever should be top funding priority

Sensitive lands throughout Florida, including natural springs, prairies and the iconic Florida Everglades, deserve greater funding, say conservation leaders and business people who held...

Toll-road opponents launch ‘No Roads to Ruin’ campaign

A coalition fighting fast-tracked plans to build three major, tolled highways through rural parts of Florida calls the plans a “sham” to accommodate new...

Environmentalists mostly welcome Florida’s plan to spend VW settlement money on...

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) announced this week that it will use most of the $166 million it received in Volkswagen settlement...

Guess what: FL Gov. Ron DeSantis isn’t exactly a ‘Teddy Roosevelt...

You may be under the impression that Gov. Ron DeSantis is some kind of environmentalist, the Not-Rick Scott who really cares about Florida’s lands...

New FL legislation would set 30-year clean energy goal for state

As the world continues to grow hotter and concerns increase about climate change, two Florida Democratic lawmakers say it’s time for the state to...

Beloved, tiny FL Key deer would lose protection under new Trump...

The Trump administration is recommending that one of Florida’s most iconic wild creatures – the diminutive Key deer which roam in the state’s southern-most...

Governor and Cabinet members give go ahead for Tampa Electric natural...

Florida’s Governor and Cabinet approved a proposal by Tampa Electric Company (TECO) to convert a unit of its Big Bend Power Station in Hillsborough...

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