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February 9, 2016

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River of Grass

Marjory Stoneman Douglas helped transform the image of the Everglades from a maligned swamp into America's most beloved wetland. Read an excerpt from Jack E. Davis’ new book, "An Everglades Providence: Marjory Stoneman Douglas and the American Envir Read more »
Published on 2/1/2009

It's Hot But Don't Blame Global Warming

Some Florida cities are getting hotter, but the evolution has more to do with bulldozers and pavement than global warming. Read more »
Published on 2/1/2009

2009 Fla. Legislative Preview

As legislators look to slash regulations to encourage growth, environmentalists worry about losing hard-won protections from pollution. Here's a look at what lawmakers hope to tackle. Read more »
Published on 2/1/2009

'Full Steam Ahead' for Babcock Ranch

The prolonged slump has pushed the anticipated start for the 19,500-home project back a year to 2011 and forced nine layoffs at Kitson & Partner’s Port Charlotte office. Read more »
Published on 2/1/2009

Icon: Margaret D. Lowman

Rainforest canopy researcher, professor of biology and environmental studies at New Collage, author, age 55 Read more »
Published on 2/1/2009

Photos: Forever Florida Conservation

See stunning images from Florida environmental photographers, who have collaborated on a 2009 calendar promoting conservation efforts. Read more »
Published on 1/1/2009

Gulf Drilling Endorsement -- with Strings

The Florida Association of Convention and Visitors Bureaus has endorsed state and federal energy policies allowing production of oil and natural gas from existing leases at least 30 miles offshore in the Gulf of Mexico, if certain conditions are imposed b Read more »
Published on 1/1/2009

Prime Nature Properties

Here's a look at some of Florida's most significant conservation lands. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2008

Orlando Flexes Its Solar Muscles

Orlando is establishing itself as a state leader in solar power usage but still has a way to go to keep pace with some U.S. states and other countries. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2008

Nature Conservancy Picking Up Land at Bargains

Real estate slump allows it to beef up inventory. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2008

Sugar Buyout Only Adds to Complexity of Everglades Restoration

The South Florida Water Management District is now slogging through the process of evaluating how much U.S. Sugar is worth. Read more »
Published on 11/1/2008

Fixing Florida's Beach Erosion Is Expensive

Sand Trap: Another storm, another round of beach erosion, another round of questions about renourishment. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2008

Urban Advantages: Diamonds in the Rough

Florida offers plenty of incentives to help companies find the beauty that lies beneath "raw" urban sites. Read more »
Published on 9/24/2008

Rural Advantages: Ready for Business

Easy access, abundant land and skilled workforce give Florida's rural counties special appeal. Read more »
Published on 9/24/2008

Infrastructure: Growing Stronger and Greener

Florida’s balanced approach meets today’s energy demands with an eye on tomorrow’s needs. Read more »
Published on 9/24/2008

Florida's Green Advantages

Gas prices are rising, sea levels may be next; but also emerging is a multitude of statewide, innovative responses to environmental challenges from Florida's green warriors, public and private. Not only are they trying to do the right thing; many also are Read more »
Published on 9/1/2008

Agriculture's Past

Horticulture reigns as Florida's top crop. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2008

Florida Earth Watch

Florida is home to 68 threatened or endangered animals and more than 500 endangered or threatened plant species. Will future development be kinder to our environment? Read more »
Published on 9/1/2008

VIDEO: Florida's Deadly Snakes

See Florida's six most dangerous snakes up close and learn how to survive a venomous bite. Read more »
Published on 8/1/2008

Timeline: U.S. Sugar Corp.

In June 2008, the state of Florida and Gov. Charlie Crist agreed to pay major sugar producer U.S. Sugar $1.75 billion for all its holdings and land. Environmentalists call it a major win for the Everglades. Take a look at U.S. Sugar's successful history. Read more »
Published on 8/1/2008

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