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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

Beware of 'Green' Services, Products

With no legal definition, claims of being 'green' don't necessarily have to be true -- yet. Read more »
Published on 5/1/2009

First Green Banking on a Niche

Longtime banker Ken LaRoe wasn’t sure how potential investors would react to his idea of combining his passion for banking with his environmental zeal to create a “green” bank. They liked it. Read more »
Published on 5/1/2009

Paving Over Paradise

Read an excerpt of the new book "Paving Paradise: Florida's Vanishing Wetlands and the Failure of No Net Loss" by Craig Pittman and Matthew Waite. It's an expose of state and national wetland protection laws. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2009

HydroMentia Is Green and Back Cleaning

Water cleanup company HydroMentia, based in Ocala, is stepping up its projects despite a setback. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2009

A Price Tag on Nature

The monetary value of the natural ecosystem itself is rarely discussed, usually because there’s no authoritative estimate. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2009

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