Frustration spills over seagrass die-off in Florida Bay

By KEVIN WADLOW – KeysInfoNet

Frustration spills over seagrass die-off in Florida Bay, the worst in decades; residents and officials demand action

The campaign to save Florida Bay should move to the ballot box, speakers fumed Thursday in Islamorada.

“Talking to the politicians obviously is not working,” Islamorada Village Council member Jim Mooney said after a presentation on Florida Bay’s woes to the village board.

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USDA Deregulates Two Lines of Genetically Engineered Corn From Monsanto, Syngenta

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) said last week it will allow farmers to plant two new strains of genetically modified (GMO) corn, one created by Monsanto and the other by Syngenta, without government oversight. The new strains are tolerant of the

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Induced Earthquakes Increase Chances of Damaging Shaking, Wastewater Disposal From Fracking Primary Cause

For the first time, new U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) maps identify potential ground-shaking hazards from both human-induced and natural earthquakes. In the past, USGS maps only identified natural earthquake hazards.

 

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How to Fight Chronic Inflammation

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Inflammation is a natural process that helps your body heal and defend itself from harm. Unfortunately, it can sometimes run wild and become chronic.

Chronic inflammation can last for

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Big Food Says They Will Label GMOs … But Is There More to the Story?

The world’s largest food corporations have spent hundreds of millions of dollars (some of it illegally) to avoid being required to label the genetically engineered (GMOs) ingredients in their products.

But with the July 1 deadline for

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SEC Forces Exxon to Bring Climate-Friendly Accounting to Shareholder Vote

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In a key win, the Oakland-based non-profit advocacy group, As You Sow defeated ExxonMobil’s attempt to suppress an innovative, first of its kind shareholder resolution. The resolution

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China Puts the Brakes on New Coal Plants

7 Types of Plastic Wreaking Havoc on Our Health

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It’s all around us—in our houses, walls, plumbing pipes, bottles and cans, rugs, dental fillings, eyeglass lenses, phones, cars, garden mulch and much more. We are talking, of

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Big Business Steps Up to Help Solve California’s Drought

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Long before the California drought became a national crisis, multinational berry company Driscoll’s knew it had to organize a solution to the water problem its grower partners

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Shocking Footage of Illegal Fishing in the Indian Ocean

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Sea Shepherd Global’s Flagship, the Steve Irwin, is en route to the Indian Ocean to confront a killer in our oceans.

A fleet of fishing vessels is actively fishing on

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This Country Isn’t Just Carbon Neutral … It’s Carbon Negative

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Bhutan is often overlooked by the international community. The small nation lies deep within the Himalayas between China and India, two of the most populated countries in the world.

But

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Congress, Listen to the People, Not the Polluters

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As I write this, corporate interests are holding our democracy hostage. Voter suppression—targeting communities of color, students and low-income Americans—is running rampant, fossil fuel

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