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April 2, 2015 | Blog Post

Strengthen Protections for Those Who Help Grow Our Food

We live in one of the richest nations on earth, but nearly 3 million agricultural workers who cultivate and harvest our food lack the basic protections they need to keep themselves and their families safe from harmful pesticides.

March 13, 2015 | Blog Post

Florida's State Workers Silenced on Climate Change

Gov. Rick Scott’s administration has banned state workers from using the words “climate change” in their reports and presentations, even as sea level rise slowly swallows the Sunshine State’s picturesque coastlines.

January 14, 2015 | Blog Post

Snatching Defeat From the Jaws of Victory

Floridians overwhelmingly approved the Land Acquisition Amendment to the state's Constitution in 2014, but citizens need to remain vigilant to ensure the funding is used for land conservation.

December 31, 2014 | Feature

Legal Docket 2015: Highlights

With the generous investment of our members, we have taken on some of the biggest environmental challenges across the country, expanding our legal docket to more than 370 active cases. See highlights from this year's Legal Docket.

November 5, 2014 | Blog Post

Pesticides in the Air: A Farmworker’s Reality

Victorino’s story is part two in a weekly series of personal narratives from farm and agricultural workers, illustrating the need for stronger worker and safety protections against pesticide exposure. To get beyond the statistics of 10,000 to 20,000 pesticide poisonings on farms a year in this country, we go to the frontlines, beginning in California.