florida environment Judge Sides With Environmentalists In Land Conservation Dispute By News Service of Florida • Jun 17, 2018 Associated Press Striking a blow to the Legislature, a Tallahassee judge said state lawmakers failed to comply with a voter-approved constitutional amendment to buy and preserve environmentally sensitive lands. In Key West, Key Largo And Beyond, Startup Collaborates With Cities To Stop Ocean Pollution By Kate Stein • Apr 12, 2018 South Florida's water challenges range from sea-level rise to blue-green algae to hurricanes to waterway pollutio Deep Sea Sponges Might Hold The Answer To Curing Drug Resistant TB By By Danielle Prieur • Apr 10, 2018 Flickr Creative Commons A University of Central Florida researcher has found several chemical extracts in sea sponges that might treat patients with a dormant form of tuberculosis. Environmentalists React With Dismay To Gov. Scott Senate Run By By Amy Green • Apr 10, 2018 Office of the Governor Some environmental groups are speaking out against Gov. Rick Scott’s U.S. Senate bid. Interior Secretary: 'Opposition' To Offshore Drill Plan By The Associated Press • Apr 9, 2018 Amy Green/WMFE Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke on Friday acknowledged there is "a lot of opposition" to President Donald Trump's plan to open most of the nation's coastline to oil and gas drilling. Red Tide Outbreak Killing Fish Off Florida Gulf Coast By The Associated Press • Apr 9, 2018 WQCS An outbreak of red tide is killing fish off the southwest Florida coast. Outburst At Miami Sea-Level Rise Meeting Prompts Discussion On Urgency, Equity By Kate Stein • Apr 4, 2018 An ugly moment at a meeting of Miami's sea-level rise committee last week has prompted controversy over one of its members and a discussion over the committee's mission.