April 24, 2014

Environment

Florida Algae-preneurs - Making Fuel from Algae

Some Florida companies are farming algae, with mixed results. Read more »
Published on 1/1/2011

Algae Contenders

Algae Contenders - Agrisys, Algae Aviation Fuel, Algenol, Aquafiber, Petroalgae Read more »
Published on 1/1/2011

Fuel Supply - Nopetro to Launch Natural Gas Fueling Stations in Florida

Alternative Fuels - Fuel Supply - Nopetro Read more »
Published on 1/1/2011

ICON Interview with Peter Pritchard, including audio


This ICON Interview with turtle zoologist Peter Pritchard includes audio.
Hear Dr. Pritchard talk about turtle brains and conservation efforts.
By Amy Keller. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2010

How the Black Tide Could Affect Florida

The Gulf Oil Spill is biggest in U.S. history. Read more »
Published on 7/1/2010

Both Sides Now - Energy Regulation in Florida

Regulation from the perspective of a businessperson, not a government insider Read more »
Published on 6/1/2010

'Manatee Insanity'

Read an excerpt from Craig Pittman's newest book, 'Manatee Insanity: Inside the War over Florida's Most Famous Endangered Species.' Read more »
Published on 5/1/2010

Future Florida

Watch a trailer and clips of 'Imagining a New Florida,' a documentary produced by the Florida Humanities Council and WPBT-TV Miami. The one-hour feature, which will run on PBS stations May 13, explores how, or if, Floridians can chart a new path toward su Read more »
Published on 5/1/2010

Green by Design

Florida Gulf Coast University installs a new solar power field. Read more »
Published on 5/1/2010

2010 Economic Yearbook: Signs of Life

Florida's economy finally has a pulse again. Layoff notices are down; temp hiring is up. Read more »
Published on 4/1/2010

New Institute Jumps on Germs

In 2006, the Legislature appropriated $60 million to the University of Florida to bolster and centralize the state's research and response to emerging human, animal and plant pathogens. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2010

Lessons from the Cross Florida Barge Canal Project

The story of the Cross Florida Barge Canal reveals as much about modern-day Florida as it does the state’s past -- particularly when it comes to competing visions of progress, growth, preservation, and the use of political power to achieve those goa Read more »
Published on 2/1/2010

Biofuel Boost in Indian River County

Big plans at New Planet Energy and Ineos Bio Read more »
Published on 2/1/2010

Trendsetters: Feb. 2010

Tammy Kovar and Eric Kriss Read more »
Published on 2/1/2010

Fla. Newsmakers of 2009

People who made an impact in business, economy, science, environment, government, education, sports, philanthropy, media and our fallen soldiers. Read more »
Published on 1/1/2010

Intentional Forest Burning Can Be Rationalized

At the 4,000-acre Tall Timbers Research Station a few miles north of Tallahassee, they burn the woods. Regularly. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2009

Dairy Farmers Are Lobbying for More Money

Florida's dairy farmers are losing an average of more than $700,000 a year. It's a $99-million problem statewide. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2009

84 New Homes Will Use 'Earth Cents' Standards

Pensacola home builder Bobby Price Jr. of Sweetwater Homes and Land is making a big wager on green homes. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2009

Swapping Carbon

With a mandatory cap-and-trade system for carbon emissions likely, some Florida businesses are looking for an edge -- and profits -- by trading in voluntary markets. But those markets, some, say, are still in a 'wild, wild west' stage. Read more »
Published on 11/1/2009

Green Jobs on Horizon for Jacksonville

Northeast Florida has part of the answer, thanks to Jacksonville non-profit job agencies that have hooked up with the private sector to train local laid-off workers as solar energy installation and maintenance technicians. Read more »
Published on 11/1/2009

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