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Rising Sea Levels Could Make Florida Residents 'Climate Refugees'
Environment  (tags: Florida, climate change, rising sea levels, refugees )

Freya
- 3 days ago - cbc.ca
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 )

Scooby
- 21 days ago - forcechange.com
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.
TAKE ACTION NOW! NO FRACKING IN FLORIDA!
Environment  (tags: fracking, frack is whack, Florida, pollution, protection, humans, habitatdestruction, habitat, oceans, water, environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, government, nature, politics )

Cal
- 152 days ago - petitions.moveon.org
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 )

Lindsey
- 957 days ago - secure3.convio.net
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 )

Lindsey
- 980 days ago - action.biologicaldiversity.org
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 )

Lindsey
- 1204 days ago - reptilechannel.com
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 )

Cher
- 1292 days ago - care2.com
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 )

Cher
- 1400 days ago - news.change.org
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 )

Cher
- 1409 days ago - change.org
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 )

Lone
- 1658 days ago - miamiherald.com
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 )

Gregory
- 1687 days ago - sen4earth.org
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 )

Raffi
- 1916 days ago - sun-sentinel.com
A lovely pictorial journey of the Everglades.
Claudette Becomes Third Tropical Storm, Bound for Panhandle
Environment  (tags: Tropical Storm, climate, warning, florida )

Lone
- 1949 days ago - miamiherald.com
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 )

Cher
- 1997 days ago - change.org
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 )

Cher
- 2009 days ago - change.org
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
 

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