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Python Snakes In The Everglades Devastating Ecosystem
Environment  (tags: pythons, ecosystem, everglades, Florida, burmese pythons, spreading )

Dandelion
- 17 days ago - usnews.com
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 )

Scooby
- 50 days ago - change.org
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 )

Dandelion
- 166 days ago - change.org
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 )

CherAway
- 172 days ago - animalpetitions.org
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 )

Freya
- 182 days ago - savingflwater.com
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 )

Cal
- 240 days ago - ecowatch.com
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 )

Freya
- 263 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
- 280 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
- 412 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
- 1217 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
- 1239 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
- 1464 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 )

CherAway
- 1552 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 )

CherAway
- 1660 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 )

CherAway
- 1669 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
 

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