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2011-08-11 11:48:00

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Aug. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Farmers in the Everglades Agricultural Area (EAA), south of Lake Okeechobee, achieved a record-setting 79 percent phosphorus reduction in the water leaving the farming region -- more than three times less phosphorus than the state requirement.

2011-08-11 11:01:00

Project Shows Need for Congress to Maintain Funding for Voluntary Conservation Programs WASHINGTON, Aug.

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2011-08-04 09:26:49

Tracking urban atmospheric plumes using isotopic signatures of vehicle emissions.

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2011-06-27 06:55:00

Florida alligators travel upstream and downstream between marshes and the coast.

2011-06-22 11:09:00

. HOUSTON, June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Motiva Enterprises LLC (Motiva) announced they have reached an agreement with Vecenergy to construct a fuel grade ethanol rail offloading facility at the Motiva Port Everglades, Florida, terminal.

2011-05-23 09:20:00

BELLE GLADE, Fla., May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Soil of Prosperity, a youth-operated farm in Belle Glade, will hold its inaugural produce sale on Thursday, May 26, from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at 227 SW 6(th) St.

2011-04-18 10:48:00

PAHOKEE, Fla., April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Anquan Boldin Foundation (Q81 Foundation) and Florida Crystals Corporation today announce they will collaborate with Everglades Preparatory Academy to provide summer enrichment activities for students in the Glades communities of Palm Beach County. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110418/FL84836 ) Students in middle school and high school will be encouraged to enroll in this summer's activities, which will include a two-day sports...

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2011-03-22 06:00:00

Garbage mounds left by prehistoric humans might have driven the formation of many of the Florida Everglades' tree islands, distinctive havens of exceptional ecological richness in the sprawling marsh that are today threatened by human development.

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2011-03-11 11:49:49

Crocodiles and alligators in the Florida Everglades now have a new job: helping US scientists in their fight to preserve the fragile wetlands.


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Everglades National Park
2013-04-18 00:57:02

Everglades National Park is located in the state of Florida in the United States. The park holds 1,508,538 acres of land and holds twenty percent of the original Everglades. This park is the third largest national park in the lower forty-eight states. The area was once inhabited by Native American tribes, like the Calusa and Tequesta peoples, and the Seminole people, a mixture of Creek people, escaped African slaves, and other Native Americans, known as the Seminole Nation. Most of this tribe...

Biscayne National Park
2013-04-17 23:58:18

Biscayne National Park is located in the southern area of Florida in the United States. The park holds 172,971 acres, of which ninety-five percent consists of water. Native Americans first inhabited the area when water levels were low in the Biscayne Bay. Evidence has been found in the area supporting the inhabitance of other Native Americans, like the Tequesta people, from at least 2,500 years ago. European settlement did not occur in the area until the 19th century, when farmers settled on...

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2009-02-28 22:49:00

Paurotis Palm (Acoelorrhaphe wrightii) also known as Everglades Palm, Madiera Palm, and Silver Saw Palmetto, is a single species of plant from the genus Acoelorrhaphe. It is native to Central America, southeastern Mexico, the Caribbean, the Bahamas, and extreme southern Florida. It was once plentiful in Florida, but many plants were taken for the nursery trade. It is now protected in Florida in the wild. It grows in swamps and forests that flood periodically. The species is named after the...

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