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February 7, 2016

Environment

Flush with evidence: A study of pollution in the Indian River Lagoon

As toxic algal blooms have spread in the Indian River Lagoon in recent years, all eyes have turned to the usual suspects: Read more »
Published on 1/27/2016

From a rare Florida tree, genes to regrow forest of ancient giants

Clippings from "Lady Liberty," a 2,000-year-old bald cypress tree in Longwood, Florida, are being harvested in the hopes of growing genetically identical trees. The new trees will be replanted elsewhere in Florida in an effort to grow a new forest of giant cypresses. Read more »
Published on 12/30/2015

Weyerhaeuser to buy Plum Creek, creating $23 billion timber company

Plum Creek Timber is one of Florida's biggest private landownes with 415,000 acres. The merger of Weyerhaeuser and Plum Creek combines two of the biggest owners of timberland in the United States. Read more »
Published on 11/9/2015

Dueling over the sun

Florida voters could face competing solar power amendments in November 2016. Read more »
Published on 10/28/2015

Rooftop solar systems vs. solar farm dynamics

This article looks at the differences and benefits of homeowners installing solar panels on their roof, or utilities building solar farms. Read more »
Published on 10/28/2015

Canines detect deadly disease in historic avocado trees

FIU's International Forensic Research Institute is using canines to combat laurel wilt. Specially trained canines can detect the disease before symptoms are visible. Read more »
Published on 10/6/2015

Mosaic Fertilizer, LLC Reaches Regulatory Settlement In Florida And Louisiana

Mosaic has reached settlements with federal and state environmental agencies to resolve claims about how the company has managed certain onsite waste materials at its fertilizer manufacturing facilities in Florida and Louisiana. Read more »
Published on 10/2/2015

Week 3: Traversing Florida's Nature Coast

During Week 3, the Florida Wildlife Corridor Expedition team arrived at Florida's Nature Coast. Read more »
Published on 1/30/2015

Week 1: Through the Green Swamp

After leaving the Everglades Headwaters, the Florida Wildlife Corridor Expedition team spent the rest of the first week immersed in the Green Swamp Wilderness Preserve in Central Florida, a little known part of the state hiding within plain sight of Tampa's and Orlando's sprawling metropolitan areas. Read more »
Published on 1/16/2015

Making oyster beds

Brevard County residents are being recruited to help restore the Indian River Lagoon. Read more »
Published on 6/27/2014

Hydrogen Hopes

Bing Energy — founded on the work of FSU researchers — offers a tantalizing glimpse into a hydrogen-powered future. Read more »
Published on 5/27/2014

A new kind of hybrid

Bing Energy — founded on the work of FSU researchers — offers a tantalizing glimpse into a hydrogen-powered future. Read more »
Published on 5/27/2014

Fuel Cell Science

Bing Energy — founded on the work of FSU researchers — offers a tantalizing glimpse into a hydrogen-powered future. Read more »
Published on 5/27/2014

Buckypaper

Bing Energy — founded on the work of FSU researchers — offers a tantalizing glimpse into a hydrogen-powered future. Read more »
Published on 5/27/2014

Funding Bing Energy

Bing Energy — founded on the work of FSU researchers — offers a tantalizing glimpse into a hydrogen-powered future. Read more »
Published on 5/27/2014

Dark Lightning - Joseph Dwyer

Professor of physics and space sciences, Florida Institute of Technology Read more »
Published on 5/27/2014

Cashing in at BP's expense

Are businesses in Florida taking money they don't deserve from an oil spill settlement program, or did BP just rush into an agreement it now regrets? Read more »
Published on 4/30/2014

Wet Suits: Scuba diving lawyers

David Black was 7 the first time he saw someone pull on a wet suit and jump into the Atlantic Ocean. Read more »
Published on 12/20/2013

The St. Joe Co. announces an agreement to sell 382,834 acres

The St. Joe Company (NYSE: JOE) today announced that it has entered into a sales agreement with AgReserves, Inc., a Utah corporation, to sell approximately 382,834 acres of its timberland and rural land in Northwest Florida for $565 million. Read more »
Published on 11/7/2013

By the numbers: Paying for solar energy at a home or business

How long does it take to break even? Read more »
Published on 11/4/2013

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