April 23, 2021

Environment

Endangered Oyster Reefs Given New Life

Florida's foremost aquatic restoration company Sea & Shoreline rehabilitated damaged oyster reefs in an effort to allow these "ecosystem engineers" to continue providing healthier environments. Read more »
Published on 4/1/2021

Fixing the Everglades — A New Report Card

Twenty years into a state-federal plan spending billions to re-engineer the Everglades, the Everglades remain vulnerable to continuing degradation. Read more »
Published on 3/17/2021

SunDial helps businesses optimize power consumption

The technology also allows users to monitor lifetime energy savings and emission reductions as well as create simulations for... Read more »
Published on 3/1/2021

Florida parks have found a new appreciation during the pandemic

Early on during the coronavirus pandemic, Christopher Counts went for an evening walk with his wife around their Coral Gables neighborhood... Read more »
Published on 3/1/2021

Florida's state parks

In 2019, Florida's state parks had about 29 million visitors — more than the Magic Kingdom's 21 million annual visitors Read more »
Published on 3/1/2021

UF IFAS researchers develop citrus greening-resistant tree

Greening, a disease transmitted by an insect, compromises a tree's root system and ultimately affects the fruit. Read more »
Published on 1/27/2021

Miami Beach is getting new underwater art project: The ReefLine

The ReefLine, an underwater public sculpture park, snorkel trail and artificial reef about 900 feet offshore. Read more »
Published on 1/27/2021

Restoring the Florida Everglades: Where things stand

It's been 20 years since Congress approved the comprehensive plan to restore the Everglades. Read more »
Published on 1/27/2021

The Florida Green Lodging Program is helping hotels go green

15 Northwest Florida lodging facilities commit to the state's green program. Read more »
Published on 5/27/2020

ECOncrete requires less energy to make and promotes healthy marine life

ECOncrete features 3-D textured surfaces that mimic natural reefs and promote the growth of oysters, corals and other healthy marine life Read more »
Published on 5/27/2020

RGF creates sustainability through cleanliness

RGF makes more than 500 products to clean air, water and food, but COVID-19 is keeping it busy at the moment. Read more »
Published on 5/27/2020

Hard Rock Stadium's CEO pledges to reduce 100% of single-use plastics by 2022

Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens to replace nearly all single-use plastics in concessions with more eco-friendly alternatives... Read more »
Published on 5/27/2020

North Florida Green Chamber makes going green easy for members

Operational for just over a year, the North Florida Green Chamber has a mission to make it “cool and convenient” to be green. Read more »
Published on 5/27/2020

Kalera's hydroponic ‘Green' lettuce is a hit

Kalera's hydroponic lettuce farm makes growing predictable and sustainable. Read more »
Published on 5/27/2020

Miami and Surfside's plan against sea-level rise

Miami has unveiled a “climate ready plan” outlining ways to adapt to sea-level rise. Read more »
Published on 3/25/2020

Apalachicola Bay's restored oyster industry

The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission will administer a $20-million federal grant to help restore Apalachicola Bay's oyster industry. Read more »
Published on 2/26/2020

WeatherSTEM technology alerts of lightning strikes

Tallahassee-based entrepreneur Ed Mansouri has developed technology that provides up-to-the-second alerts of lightning strikes. Read more »
Published on 10/25/2019

Orlando's sustainability director Chris Castro

As Orlando's sustainability director, he's overseeing Mayor Buddy Dyer's vision to make Orlando one of the most environmentally friendly and sustainable cities in the country. Read more »
Published on 10/25/2019

Changes at Babcock Ranch

Babcock Ranch, which touts itself as America's first solar-powered town, has named Al Dougherty COO of Babcock Ranch. Read more »
Published on 10/25/2019

Florida Aquarium reproduces coral in a lab

Scientists at Tampa's Florida Aquarium, after more than two years of research, have successfully induced the spawning of pillar coral in a lab. Read more »
Published on 10/25/2019

Florida's septic tanks and pollution

Florida isn't paying enough attention to the role of septic tanks in fueling algal blooms throughout Florida, says Brian Lapointe. Read more »
Published on 10/25/2019

University of Miami College of Engineering researchers develop new, non-corrosive saltwater concrete

By using seawater and aggregates that contain salt ... UM College of Engineering researchers have developed a new type of concrete. Read more »
Published on 10/25/2019

Jacksonville's urban city trail

Advocates say Emerald Trail will help revitalize Jacksonville's urban core, encourage healthy lifestyles and spur economic development. Read more »
Published on 10/25/2019

Gulf Power's first solar power plant

Gulf Power — now owned by NextEra, the parent company of FPL — is building its first solely owned solar plant in Jackson County... Read more »
Published on 10/25/2019

Financing Florida's clean energy upgrades for homeowners

In 2010, the Legislature passed a law allowing cities and counties to implement a new type of financing program to help homeowners pay for clean energy upgrades. Read more »
Published on 8/26/2019

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Florida State Fair kicks off festivities Thursday
Florida State Fair kicks off festivities Thursday

The event may look a little different due to COVID-19, but the food and fun is still there.
 

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