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Seven Florida Water Bodies Under Threat

Floridians rely on clean water, not just to keep our ecosystems healthy but our economy too! Each water body is different. Learn about these seven Florida water bodies, what makes them special, and the threats they face.  Lake Okeechobee Fun fact: Lake Okeechobee is huge. It’s about half the size

Red Tide Robs Restoration Efforts

Red tide may occur naturally in the Gulf of Mexico, but its intensification and devastation are preventable. Voters have asked their elected leaders to stop pollution, but lawmakers have failed Florida. Voters have also asked their lawmakers to reduce carbon emissions, but again, they have refused to act. The consequences

Mobilizing Water Warriors

Floridians want healthy beaches and clean water. But right now, Florida is sick. The cause: red tide. Hundreds of manatees have died of starvation, tons of dead fish are flooding our waterways, and sharks have attempted to escape red tide by swimming into our canals. While red tide is natural,

Save Florida’s Coral Reefs

Happy Coral Reef Awareness Week!  The waters that surround the Florida Keys are magical. From the shallow, aquamarine seagrass flats to the deep, cerulean ocean offshore, life abounds. But the gem of the Florida Keys lies just below the surface: our coral reef.  I remember snorkeling at John Pennekamp as