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Environment

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

Lobster Haul Is Dwindling

The lobster haul off of the Florida Keys over the past 15 years has fallen by 55%. Read more »
Published on 11/1/2009

Intelligent Use of Water in Naples [Video]

Naples Botanical Garden, a 170-acre oasis that opens to the public next month, beat out organizations from around the country to win the Intelligent Use of Water Leadership Award at the 2009 WaterSmart Innovations conference in Las Vegas last week. Read more »
Published on 10/14/2009

Florida Lagging on Green Jobs

Florida lags other states when it comes to green jobs, according to a new, nationwide analysis of green business activity by the National Governors Association. Read more »
Published on 10/5/2009

Florida Conservation in Photos

Forever Florida is out with its 2010 Conservation Photography Calendar. See the stunning photos here. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2009

Insurance Market Is in for Changes

An update on Citizens, State Farm, new insurers, assessments and the CAT fund. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2009

Controversial Bottling Plant Approved for Lake County

The St. Johns River Water Management District this morning approved a five-year water-use permit for Niagara Bottling in Lake County. The controversial permit created enormous public outcry, generating more than... Read more »
Published on 9/25/2009

Walton County Conservation Center Opens

The opening this month of the E.O. Wilson Biophilia Center — a $12-million, 10-acre, Walton County conservation campus. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2009

Reaching Critical [Bio]Mass

Northwest Florida may be on the verge of becoming a go-to region for biomass-to-energy plants looking for a home. Read more »
Published on 8/1/2009

Counting Carbon in Highlands County

John Alleyne thinks Highlands County, already known for its 450,000 acres of prime agricultural lands, has the potential for at least one more significant crop: Carbon credits. Read more »
Published on 8/1/2009

The Best in Florida Aquariums

These encounters, 'immersions' and backstage visits are for limited numbers and often sell out. Read more »
Published on 8/1/2009

Arts and the Environment

The non-profit South Florida Environmental Art Project is aiming to make Florida a leading center for ecoart -- a practice that weds art with science, engineering and community engagement to address environmental problems. Read more »
Published on 7/1/2009

Starting Pensacola's New Park Wasn't Easy

Pensacola will break ground this summer on its Community Maritime Park, a $70-million, nearly 32-acre project on the biggest undeveloped parcel of downtown waterfront. Read more »
Published on 7/1/2009

Marion County Awarded More Conservation Land

The largest private landowner in Florida, Plum Creek Timber Co. also owns some of the most environmentally important land in Marion County. Read more »
Published on 7/1/2009

Ethanol Production May Consume Too Much Water

A new UF study raises concerns about ethanol's water demand in Florida. Four crops under consideration are very thirsty. Read more »
Published on 7/1/2009

Lessons Learned? The History of Planning in Florida

Read an excerpt from book that analyzes lightning fast population growth, its impact and government's attempts to 'manage growth.' Read more »
Published on 6/1/2009

It's Official: St. Joe No Longer Florida's Largest Private Landowner

St. Joe's flagship property is Watercolor, off Santa Rosa Beach in Walton County. Read more »
Published on 5/27/2009

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