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Please sign our petition to Whole Foods to stop the purchase of sugar produced in the State of Florida

Sugar produced in Florida does not meet the corporate standards for sustainable agriculture that are embraced by Whole Foods. You can help make a difference for restoration of America’s Everglades through pressure on the region’s largest polluting industry. Our campaign begins with Whole Foods. https://www.change.org/p/john-mackey-president-stop-purchases-of-sugar-produced-in-the-state-of-florida?recruiter=184564441&utm_campaign=mailto_link&utm_medium=email&utm_source=share_petition

November 20, 2014 in Conservation, Take Action by

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An open letter to Whole Foods Market Inc.

To: Whole Foods Regional Procurement RE: Request to stop purchasing and to remove from stores sugar produced in Florida Friends of the Everglades requests that Whole Foods stop selling sugar produced in Florida; products that fail to meet Whole Foods’ high standards. On the Whole Foods website, consumers are informed about what organic means. ”Organic…  Read the Rest»

July 24, 2014 in Conservation, Environmental Issues, Take Action by

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2014 Friends of the Everglades bus tour

  Friends of the Everglades (everglades.org) is offering a day long Everglades adventure on Saturday, March 8th (cost, $50 per person for a guided tour of what experts call the most comprehensive ecosystem restoration project in the world).   The Friends of the Everglades trip, by comfortable tour bus, will take a route from Miami towards Lake…  Read the Rest»

February 17, 2014 in Conservation, Education, Events by

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Sierra Club call to action

Acquisition of Florida Power and Light Company Lands in the East Everglades Expansion Area  Dear Friend of Everglades National Park: The Florida Power and Light Hearing for the transmission lines will be held on the 19th of February in the Club Stadium at Florida International University.  It is an important hearing and the more environmentalists…  Read the Rest»

February 17, 2014 in Conservation, Environmental Issues, Take Action by

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Clay Shaw, Big Sugar and the Everglades

Clay Shaw, Big Sugar and the Everglades by ALAN FARAGO   In obituaries, Florida Congressman Clay Shaw has been roundly praised as a moderate Republican and champion of the Everglades. A little too roundly. Shaw served 26 years in Congress, at a time when the GOP perfected polarization tactics as well as any southern Democrat. It is…  Read the Rest»

September 19, 2013 in Environmental Issues, News and Media by

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