It's no secret that Market 17 is one of the most locavorian, sustainability-savvy restaurants in South Florida. After all, it's not shy about voicing its commitment to responsible dining and local sourcing. Chef Lauren Shields is a driving force behind these efforts. The Florida-born chef cooked he ... More >>
Market 17 is one of three restaurants in the running for the Nature Conservancy's People's Choice 2012 Nature's Plate Award for Miami's best green restaurant. The other two contestants -- The Dome and Ortanique on the Mile -- are located in Coral Gables. Finalists were chosen from among names submit ... More >>
Care about the health of local waters? Got beef with how the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary is being managed? Don't want to see the Atlantic turned into a barren, polluted wasteland?Then pay attention to what The Nature Conservancy and the Surfrider Foundation are doing this week.
flickr.comA 20-year University of Florida study out last week says Florida has the most invasive reptiles and amphibians in the world. A day or two after that came out, state officials declared war on giant African snails in Miami-Dade County.Yep, Florida apparently has a nasty invasive species p ... More >>
Palm Beach County Commissioner Karen Marcus
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Tracking animals in the Everglades is a tiring, maddening business. Which is just how a decreasing number of hunters like it.