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Black Bear Mother And Cubs Investigate Florida Yard

(via www.huffingtonpost.com)

Ever opened your door to find yourself nose-to-nose with a mother black bear? That’s what happened to Laura Combee one Sunday afternoon in Lake County, Florida. When she heard strange noises outside, Combee told The Huffington Post, she opened the door to find a mother bear and two cubs. After grabbing her iPhone to capture this video, she saw the bears walking away.When she started talking to ...

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on Jul 28, 2014 at 08:20 PM
Last Chance to See the Cape...

Last Chance to See the Cape Romano Dome Homes Before the Sea Swallows Them Whole

(via inhabitat.com)

Before building the seaworthy version, Bob constructed a prototype of the house on family land in Gatlinburg, Tennessee. It's also managed to survive the test of time, but suffers from a moisture problem, according to Bob’s daughter, Janet Maples. Apart

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on Jul 23, 2014 at 03:21 PM

Florida utilities seek to end energy efficiency rebates

(via reuters.us.feedsportal.com)

TALLAHASSEE (Reuters) - Attorneys for major power companies told state regulators Monday that mandates for energy efficiency rebates make them reward well-off Floridians at the expense of all residents and businesses.

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on Jul 21, 2014 at 11:20 PM
Photo: Amazing orange sunse...

Photo: Amazing orange sunset over Florida

(via www.treehugger.com)

Our photo contributor Timm Jensen captured some beautiful colors at the beach.

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on Jul 21, 2014 at 10:21 PM
Florida Fisherman Catches S...

Florida Fisherman Catches Stingray Giving Birth, And It's Super Cool

(via www.huffingtonpost.com)

Floridians run across the strangest stuff in Sunshine State waters: rare goblin sharks, a mysterious giant eyeball, massive squid, rocket parts, long-lost treasure, and hard-to-identify creatures of the deep.Still, Calvin Conger didn't expect to witness anything weird when fishing with his family off Port Charlotte. But then he hooked a stingray, and when he laid it out on the boat, the Conger ...

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on Jul 17, 2014 at 08:50 PM

American teen beaten in Mideast returns to Florida

(via news.yahoo.com)

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Palestinian-American teenager who relatives allege was beaten by Israeli authorities returned home to Florida late Wednesday, saying he will never think of freedom in the same way again.

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on Jul 17, 2014 at 04:51 AM
Miami   s New Science Museu...

Miami s New Science Museum to Feature an Incredible 500,000 Gallon Gulf Stream Aquarium

(via inhabitat.com)

http://youtu.be/qxLmYEUC70oJust one of the many displays, the Gulf Stream Tank will be open to the sun and sky and viewable from all five floors of the Museum, which will collect and reuse rainwater. Additional aquarium exhibits will include diving birds,

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on Jul 16, 2014 at 07:20 PM
Solar Power in Florida: a S...

Solar Power in Florida: a Shining Opportunity

(via sustainablog.org)

The Sunshine State isn't taking advantage of the energy in that sunshine. Help push for more solar power in Florida with the Rally for Clean EnergyThe post Solar Power in Florida: a Shining Opportunity appeared first on Sustainablog.

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on Jul 16, 2014 at 05:20 PM
Dot Earth Blog: Miami   s C...

Dot Earth Blog: Miami s Coastal Climate Calamity in Super Slo-Mo

(via rss.nytimes.com)

How to think about, and respond to, Miami’s slow-motion demise.

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on Jul 16, 2014 at 03:20 PM

Breaking: Triumph For Citizens in Florida As Hughes Oil Company Drops Fracking Project

(via www.desmogblog.com)

On Friday morning, Dan A. Hughes Oil Company and the Collier Resources Company agreed to terminate their lease agreement, with the exception of the Collier Hogan 20-3H well, next to the Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary in Naples, Florida. Hughes Oil dropped its plans to drill an exploratory well adjacent to the Golden Gates Estates development.“We are very happy that Hughes won’t drill next to our hom...

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on Jul 13, 2014 at 05:01 AM