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January 14, 2015 | Blog Post

Snatching Defeat From the Jaws of Victory

The most popular thing on the entire statewide ballot in 2014 – more popular than any candidate or issue – was the Land Acquisition Amendment to our state Constitution. We know all too well that Floridians are perennially divided on so many votes, but this one was a landslide, approved by a whopping 75 percent majority.

Now that we've got the Land Acquisition Amendment on the books, we citizens need to watch closely to make sure that special interests and their politician friends don't try to make an end-run around the voters' will.

January 14, 2015 | Action Alert

Protect Ancient Coral Reefs From Destructive Fishing Trawls

In the Atlantic Ocean, deep-sea corals provide essential habitat for countless species in the mid-Atlantic region. Cold-water corals are stationary, which makes them particularly vulnerable — their greatest global threat is from trawl fishing.

January 14, 2015 | Video

This Is How Asthma Feels

Millions of Americans suffer from asthma; however, most people don't know how brutal it is to live with the disease. Breathing is a fundamental right, yet everyday air pollution is affecting millions of Americans' right to breathe.

January 12, 2015 | Reference

Mexican Gray Wolf: ESA Listing Final Rule

Announcement from U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service to protect the Mexican wolf under the Endangered Species Act as a subspecies separate from other wolves, which will provide Mexican wolves the right to a long-delayed recovery plan.

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