Categories Archives: Human Supremacy

Fighting Pipelines Is Now Dangerous

23 Mar

Manatee photo by Jill Yelverton

Pipeline Resistance Dangers and Quashing Dissent in Florida–Why We Must Stop Sabal Trail Anita Stewart / Deep Green Resistance Florida The pipeline broke ground the first week of September 2016. Despite recent articles making it sound like they just began construction, according to some accounts the pipeline is 90-95% complete. The plans for this pipeline […]

First Florida Bear Hunt in 21 Years Draws Support, Derision

22 Oct

IMAGE SOURCE: wildflorida.com

Hunters are expected to take to the woods across Central Florida and three other regions of the state Saturday, hoping to kill a Florida black bear during the state’s first bear hunt in 21 years. Facts Rules of the hunt: • Each permit holder is allowed to take one bear, which must weigh at least […]

Florida Bay’s Algae Bloom is Just Latest Environmental Disaster

15 Oct

The Tamiami Trail was finished in 1928, and environmentalists have been trying to undo the damage ever since. Trailblazers exhibit, courtesy of Jonathan Ullman.

Florida Bay, the body of water between the Everglades and the Keys that was once teeming with wildlife, may be on the verge of collapse. Last week, scientists reported that miles of sea grass have died in the bay in recent months, leaving behind a stinky smell and a cloud of yellow sulfide. The die-off is […]

Hydraulic Fracturing or Fracking in Florida and Citizens’ Efforts to Stop It (Audio)

21 Sep

IMAGE SOURCE: Anita Stewart

On MidPoint we looked at hydraulic fracturing in Florida and citizens’ efforts to stop it; joining us on the phone from southwest Florida was Dr. Karen Dwyer, co-founder of the Stonecrab Alliance, an environmental advocacy group. Our in-studio guest was Jennifer Rubiello, state director of Environment Florida. Tuesday in Naples the Board of Collier County […]