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A double scorcher: June joins May with heat record

Last month was the Earth's warmest June since records began in 1880.

July 2014

Northeast Florida must prepare for rising sea levels

More erosion, more flooding could be devastating.

July 2014

Florida Workshops Scheduled on Red Snapper Regs

As management talk continues on Gulf Red Snapper a new series of workshops has been scheduled. This is your chance to attend and let your voice be heard on the issue. Mark your calendar and attend one of the workshops identified.

July 2014

PEW Foundation Calls for Changes in Drift Gillnet Fishery in Pacific

For years, the drift gillnet fishery off the coast of California has been wrought with controversy. This form of fishing is notoriously indiscriminate in the way that it catches, and often kills, iconic marine mammals and turtles that help make the Pacific Ocean a special place. - See more at: http://www.thefishingwire.com/story/322912#sthash.HidXmNhX.dpuf

July 2014

Appeal court rejects mining settlement between Collier officials, property owner

Florida Wildlife Federation field representative Nancy Payton called Monday for county leaders to walk away from any settlement and let the courts sort out the Husseys’ claim.

July 2014

Letters: Many environmental questions on dredging river

Letter by Sarah Owen Gledhill, Florida Wildlife Federation Northeast Planning Advocate.

July 2014

Florida Sea Turtle Nesting Season Underway

Sea turtle nesting has begun in Florida and will continue through the end of October.

June 2014


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