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Check out the latest National and Florida related wildlife and environmental news articles.

How are Florida's wildfires impacting panther habitat?

"Panthers have been here for centuries," said Nancy Payton of the Florida Wildlife Federation. "They are quite adaptive."

April 2017

Animated map of what Earth would look like if all the ice melted

Many of the effects of climate change are irreversible. Sea levels have been rising at a greater rate year after year, and the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change estimates they could rise by another meter or more by the end of this century.

April 2017

The Nightmare Scenario for Florida’s Coastal Homeowners

Demand and financing could collapse before the sea consumes a single house.

April 2017

Florida Legislature Slashes Funds For Land Acqusition, Conservation

“Unfortunately, the legislature has not done the will of the people in this state and has failed to fully fund Florida Forever, even though this amendment passed,” said Preston Robertson, vice president for conservation and general counsel at Florida Wildlife Federation.

April 2017

House committee chair says Senate Everglades bill 'great starting point'

FWF has strongly supported water storage south of Lake Okeechobee to clean water and send it to the Everglades

April 2017

Fishing guides arrive in Tallahassee to say ‘we need help’ to save Florida Bay

Fishing guides who rely on Florida Bay and other fragile waterways arrived in the capital Tuesday to plea with lawmakers to follow through on the goal of buying land to build a water-storing reservoir south of Lake Okeechobee.

April 2017

Bob Graham: Protect Florida's legacy - its lands and waters

Contact your state representative and senator today and ask them to allocate 25 percent of Amendment 1 dollars to Florida Forever. Tell them their legacy and the best parts of Florida are on the line.

April 2017

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