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Save the Everglades!!!
Environment  (tags: Florida, Everglades, ecology, water, greed, petitions )

- 2 hours 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 )

- 58 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 )

- 81 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 )

- 98 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 )

- 230 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 )

- 1035 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 )

- 1057 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 )

- 1282 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 )

- 1370 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 )

- 1478 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 )

- 1487 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 )

- 1736 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 )

- 1765 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 )

- 1994 days ago -
A lovely pictorial journey of the Everglades.
Claudette Becomes Third Tropical Storm, Bound for Panhandle
Environment  (tags: Tropical Storm, climate, warning, florida )

- 2027 days ago -
Two days, three tropical storms: so much for the tranquil 2 ½-month start to hurricane season 2009.

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