Rick Scott and the Florida Cabinet announced the approval of the acquisition of more than 1,275 acres to protect environmentally sensitive areas in Monroe and Washington counties. The approval is the final step before land can be purchased for these two Florida Forever projects. "This more than $4 ... More >>
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.