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We build political power to protect our environment, protect our democracy, and create a healthy and sustainable future for everyone.

Celebrating conservation victories up and down the ballot!

Last night was a big election night in Florida. Primaries and local government races were on the ballot across the state, and Conservation Voters have much to be proud of.  Thanks to your help and support, we are proud to announce the following significant wins for our FCV-endorsed candidates: Congressman

Blue-Green Algae: From our plates to our poop

It’s summertime in Florida, and just because the kids are going back to school, it doesn’t mean we can’t continue to enjoy our beautiful beaches, backyard barbecues, and time spent with family. Unfortunately, along with these summertime staples, Blue-Green algae has also been rearing its ugly head. From Lake Okeechobee

Governor DeSantis has Blue-Green Algae on his hands!

Clean water is the backbone of our economy. Our sandy beaches, iconic marine, coastal wildlife, and glistening waterways have attracted hundreds of millions of tourists and new residents for over a century. But in recent years, our prized waterways have turned into a sludge factory, bringing death and destruction.  For

Seagrasses Need Healthy Water

Seagrasses have been called many things: underwater meadows, the nurseries of the sea, and canaries in the coal mine. All of those are apt descriptions for one of Florida’s most important habitats.  Seagrasses are underwater plants that grow in sediment. In Florida, there are seven species of seagrass, and they