October 26, 2016


'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

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

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A race to save the Key deer from grisly screwworm outbreak
A race to save the Key deer from grisly screwworm outbreak

In a Winn-Dixie strip mall just off the Overseas Highway, a storage room at the National Key Deer Refuge visitor center has become the first stop in an expanding campaign against a ghastly screwworm infecting the planet’s last herd.

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