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These assets come with the responsibility to manage and protect them for current and future generations.

A good environment is good for the economy and a good economy is good for the environment. It is possible to balance both through education and preservation.


LATEST NEWS

March 22, 2018

Gulf of Mexico dead zone not expected to shrink anytime soon

Achieving water quality goals for the Gulf of Mexico may take decades, according to findings by researchers at the University of Waterloo. The results, which appear in Science, suggest that policy goals for reducing the size of the northern Gulf of Mexico’s dead zone may be unrealistic, and that major changes in agricultural and river management practices may be necessary to achieve the desired improvements in water quality. The transport of large quantities of nitrogen […]
March 8, 2018

Be careful out there!

Harmful red tide bloom spreads along Southwest Florida coast. A red tide bloom that’s lingered since October has spread out along the Southwest Florida coast in the past few days and is expected to drift further south, toward Collier County and the Florida Keys. The latest Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission report shows background to medium concentrations of red tide (caused here by Karenia brevis) in Sarasota, Charlotte, Lee and Collier counties. The bloom […]
January 25, 2018

Florida and the Gulf Coast is an amazing place!

You never know what you will see. One of world’s most endangered whales spotted in Gulf of Mexico. NAPLES, Fla. — Fishing boat Capt. Robert Holzinger was taking customers into the Gulf of Mexico when he saw it. A whale spout about 3 miles off Gordon Pass turned out to be a North Atlantic right whale, one of the world’s most endangered and a rare sight in the Gulf. “It was the last thing we […]

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