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What's Up With The Algae Bloom That Led To Florida's State of Emergency?
Environment  (tags: pollution, politics, environment, algae blooms, Florida, destruction, ecosystems, healthconditions )

- 106 days ago -
The last few weeks, weâEUR(TM)ve seen some of the worst algae blooms ever recorded in southeastern Florida.
U.S., Cuba to Jointly Protect, Study Marine Life | Science/AAAS | News
Environment  (tags: Cuba, Florida, NOAA, marine management, ocean health, scientifiic collaboration, international cooperation, key fish species, reefs, ocean beds )

- 341 days ago -
key fish species, such as billfish and red grouper, cross international boundaries and need to be managed regionally to ensure their protection. Some of Cuba's reefs and seagrass beds are healthier than those just 100 kilometers away in Florida
Python Snakes In The Everglades Devastating Ecosystem
Environment  (tags: pythons, ecosystem, everglades, Florida, burmese pythons, spreading )

- 438 days ago -
They eat everything, from bunnies to gators. They are almost impossible to spot in the wild, making their exact numbers just as elusive. And they are destroying one of the nations most precious ecological treasures.
No Oil Drilling in the Everglades
Environment  (tags: florida, everglades, alligators, eco systems, oil drilling, petition )

- 470 days ago -
Kanter Real Estate LLC recently applied for permission to do "exploratory" drilling in the Everglades.
Save Constitution Green Park! - Petition
Environment  (tags: Orlando, Florida, live oak, save the tree, Thornton Park, Constitution Green, petition )

- 586 days ago -
The live oak that resides in the park is said to be nearly 200 years old and has branches that extend down from the tree and onto the ground. Private development will cut the tree down for one more residential building. Please save tree and keep as park.
Success: Panthers Saved From Destructive Oil Drilling ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: habitat, wildlife, protection, panthers, Florida )

- 592 days ago -
The endangered Florida panther has been saved from the oil and gas exploration and drilling that was conducted less than a mile from its wildlife refuge.
Save the Everglades!!!
Environment  (tags: Florida, Everglades, ecology, water, greed, petitions )

- 602 days ago -
Four years ago, the sugar industry signed a binding written contract to sell us land to build a reservoir south of Lake Okeechobee to save our drinking water and contain deadly pollution.
Fracking Ban Bill Introduced in Florida
Environment  (tags: bnaing fracking, Florida, frakc is whack, environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, protection, wildlife, habitat, habitatdestruction, government )

- 660 days ago -
There may not be any actual fracking going on in Florida yet. But some legislators there are taking no chances, introducing bills to ban the process in the state, just as New York did in mid-December.
Rising Sea Levels Could Make Florida Residents 'Climate Refugees'
Environment  (tags: Florida, climate change, rising sea levels, refugees )

- 683 days ago -
A lot of that property, particularly if it's situated along one of the coveted stretches of Miami's fabled beaches, could well be worthless and literally underwater in a few decades, says Harold Wanless, the chair of the department of Geological Sciences
Save Endangered Whales From Oil Spills
Environment  (tags: Endangered, whales, Oil Spills, Atlantic, Florida, Delaware, petition )

- 701 days ago -
We have to act now to save one of the world's most endangered whales from Big Oil. President Obama recently gave oil companies the green light to explore for oil off the Atlantic Coast, from Delaware to Florida. This means seismic testing.
Environment  (tags: fracking, frack is whack, Florida, pollution, protection, humans, habitatdestruction, habitat, oceans, water, environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, government, nature, politics )

- 832 days ago -
Fracking could begin any day in Florida, and in some of its most precious ecosystems, including the Everglades. It could rapidly do irreparable damage to Florida's environment and economy--its tourism, citrus, coral reefs, etc.
Protect the Manatees on Florida's Nature Coast! TAKE ACTION!
Environment  (tags: manatee, Florida, development, AnimalWelfare, conservation, endangered, habitat, wildlife, protection )

- 1637 days ago -
The Army Corps of Engineers, National Marine Fisheries Service and our elected officials need to hear from you. Please tell them that the manatees, seagrass and fisheries of Fillman's Bayou need protection. Ask the Corps and National Marine Fisheries..
Protect Florida Manatees From Disastrous Dredging! TAKE ACTION!
Environment  (tags: Florida, manatee, dredging, conservation, environment, habitatdestruction, habitat, nature, oceans, wildlife, water, Sustainabililty, healthconditions )

- 1660 days ago -
Tell the Army Corps of Engineers that we don't want or need the SunWest-Harbourtowne mega-channel. The dredge would result in unprecedented destruction to Gulf Coast natural resources. The nearly five-mile-long, 85-foot-wide channel would cut through...
Irene Destroys Sea Turtle Nests Up and Down FL Coast
Environment  (tags: animals, climate-change, hurricane, irene, sea turtle, nests, florida, destruction, conservation, endangered, environment, habitat, habitatdestruction, nature, oceans, protection, wildlife, weather )

- 1884 days ago -
Though this article mainly focuses on the nests hit in FL, turtles nests all along the East Coast have been destroyed by Hurricane Irene. Such a shame... :( The hurricane damaged or destroyed a whole host of sea turtle nests and killed unhatched eggs.
Activist Spotlight: Protecting Florida Panther Habitat
Environment  (tags: environment, animals, habitat, Florida, panthers )

- 1972 days ago -
Over the past few decades, Florida's forests and swamps have made way for housing developments and mini-malls. This, undoubtedly, has had serious consequences for wildlife, including Florida's prized state animal, the panther.

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