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Protect the Manatees on Florida's Nature Coast! TAKE ACTION!
Environment  (tags: manatee, Florida, development, AnimalWelfare, conservation, endangered, habitat, wildlife, protection )

- 1303 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 )

- 1325 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 )

- 1549 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 )

- 1637 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.
Victory ! ! Florida's State Parks Will Stay Open ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, state parks, Florida, victory, habitat, nature, protection )

- 1746 days ago -
Just weeks after the initial proposal, state officials recently agreed that all parks will remain open--the reason is reportedly all of the concerned citizens and their "countless complaints about the potential closures."
Save Florida's Parks ! PLEASE TAKE ACTION ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, parks, Florida, habitat, nature, protection )

- 1755 days ago -
The State of Florida is proposing to close more than fifty parks. Fort George Island and Pumpkin Hill Creek Preserve in the Jacksonville area are two sited to be closed. This petition, and the Florida taxpayers who have signed it, would like our elected
Gov. Crist on Oil Spill: `We Need to Protect State'
Environment  (tags: oil spill, coastline, florida, tar balls )

- 2004 days ago -
Oil and tar balls edged to seven miles of Florida's west coast on Wednesday, as the Panhandle braced for the state's first hit of the Gulf of Mexico oil disaster.
Gulf Oil Disaster Action Central
Environment  (tags: destruction, ecosystems, environment, pollution, humans, wildlife, oceans, Sustainabililty, government, BP, Offshore Oil Drilling, Gulf Disaster, Florida, California, Alaska, Canada )

- 2033 days ago -
To help you find and quickly take many actions, SEN has created a Care2 friends-inspired GULF OIL DISASTER ACTION CENTRAL with links to anti-drilling and related petitions and info. More will be added as SEN and YOU find them. Thank you for all you do!
The Beauty Of The Everglades -
Environment  (tags: Everglades, beauty, wildlife, habitat, ecosystems, wetlands, Florida )

- 2261 days ago -
A lovely pictorial journey of the Everglades.
Claudette Becomes Third Tropical Storm, Bound for Panhandle
Environment  (tags: Tropical Storm, climate, warning, florida )

- 2294 days ago -
Two days, three tropical storms: so much for the tranquil 2 ½-month start to hurricane season 2009.
Send Sen. Nelson Your Support for Filibustering Offshore Drilling Near Florida ! TAKE ACTION !
Environment  (tags: environment, offshore drilling, Florida, habitat, nature, protection, wildlife, humans )

- 2342 days ago -
Right now Sen. Bill Nelson of Florida is standing up to Big Oil and Congress. He said he'll filibuster any energy bill that includes new drilling off Florida's coasts. He's taking the right stand - now send him an email and let him know you're standing
Protect Florida's Coast From Offshore Drilling ! TAKE ACTION !
Environment  (tags: environment, offshore drilling, Florida, destruction, pollution, protection, humans, habitat, nature, wildlife )

- 2355 days ago -
While Big Oil sits on more than 8,000 leases to drill in our oceans, covering over 43 million acres, and reportedly holds its tankers offshore in wait for a higher oil price, its lobbyists in Washington still don't seem satisfied. Apparently they want
Old Warship to Be Sunk to Create New Reef Off Florida
Environment  (tags: environment, warship sunk, create reef, Florida, habitat, protection, wildlife, nature )

- 2398 days ago -
The second-largest ex-military ship ever to be sunk in order to create an artificial reef is about to slip beneath the waves off Florida. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) continues to work with its project partners on final
Everglades Project Is Bogged Down - EarthLink - U.S. News
Environment  (tags: environment, conservation, destruction, humans, protection, restoration, florida, everglades )

- 2926 days ago -
The multibillion-dollar project to restore the Everglades has come to a near standstill,the government can no longer estimate how much it will cost or how long it will take.The Everglades once covered 4 million acres of swampland but has shrunk to 1/2 its

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