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2009-08-06 17:37:00

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Florida Crystals has supported and continues to support true Everglades restoration. We recognize that restoration of the Everglades is critical for long-term sustainable agriculture in South Florida.

2009-02-22 14:52:54

Florida Crystals, which is trying to block a proposed land deal that would benefit rival U.S. Sugar, is seeking to buy its rival's assets, the companies say. Despite employing lobbyists to work against a proposal by Florida Gov.

2009-02-09 17:19:12

Exotic fish threaten native species in Florida's Everglades but marine biologists say the threat is hard to assess because the invasive species are underwater. Walking catfish and other species pose a threat much greater than the python, the Everglades' most notorious invasive species, The Miami Herald reported Monday "This is a problem that is 10 times worse than the python, but it's all under water, so nobody knows about it,'' said Dave Hallac, the park's chief biologist. Since 2000, park...

2009-01-14 14:45:00

Statement of April H. G. Smith, Esq., Director, Ecosystem Restoration, National Audubon Society WASHINGTON, Jan. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- April H. G.

2008-12-12 16:34:00

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Dec. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Since Governor Charlie Crist's announcement of the purchase of U.S.

2008-12-10 16:31:00

GAINESVILLE, Fla., Dec. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Florida Farm Bureau President John L. Hoblick today issued the following statement: At its meeting on Oct.

2008-12-10 13:24:46

A state legislator in Florida said the state's proposal to buy 181,000 acres from U.S. Sugar to support Everglades restoration was a corporate bailout. In a letter to the South Florida Water Management District, Miami-Dade County Rep.

2008-12-07 16:05:02

Florida officials say they have successfully moved water dumped by Tropical Storm Fay, ending flooding that threatened wildlife in one part of the Everglades. Water north of the Tamiami Trail had been so deep that wading birds such as herons and egrets could not ,and deer and other mammals sought higher ground, The Miami Herald reported Sunday.

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2008-09-30 08:20:00

The Florida Everglades are in peril, according to a study that found a multibillion-dollar effort to restore the vast wetland is failing.


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