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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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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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On today’s Everglades story, WLRN is factually incorrect … by gimleteye

On today’s Everglades story, WLRN is factually incorrect … by gimleteye NOTE: I posted the following before realizing the WLRN report was generated by a news feed/ service. I do not know the source of the report, but it would be interesting to know. Listening to WLRN public radio’s factually incorrect news report this morning,…  Read the Rest»

May 28, 2013 in Environmental Issues, News and Media, Take Action by

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Friends of the Everglades – 44th Annual Meeting – April 14th, 2013

The public is invited to attend Friends of the Everglades’ 44th annual meeting, April 14, 2013, 1:30 – 3:30 pm, in the Historic Entrance Building at Pinecrest Gardens,11000 Red Road. Before and after the meeting you can enjoy the Garden’s Earth Day. Admission to the Garden is free. Dr. Hal Wanless, Chairman of the Department…  Read the Rest»

April 10, 2013 in Events, News and Media, Take Action by

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Sierra Club Action Alert: Everglades Pollution Bill vote this Thurs. Call your State Rep. NOW!

Everglades Pollution Bill (HB 7065) gives the sugar industry a free ride. The House Appropriations Committee will vote on this bill at 4 p.m. on Thursday, March 14.  Call your state Representative now! The Sierra Club opposes HB 7065, a bill that seeks to drastically weaken Everglades cleanup standards to benefit the sugar industry. The ailing Everglades…  Read the Rest»

March 13, 2013 in News and Media, Take Action by

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