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Save the Indian River Lagoon

An extremely important conservation project to restore health to the dying ecosystem of Florida's Indian River Lagoon

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Imagine this: You have been born and raised on the Indian River Lagoon. Your life and/or business focuses on the vivacious marine environment of the dolphins, turtles, manatees, fish, and other inhabitants of the river. However, the Lagoon you knew as a child has been slowly dying because of poor decisions by political figures. You not only see the color of the water change from crystal clear to…

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Writing to Gov. Rick Scott or Brig. Gen. Donald Jackson Jr. of the Army Corps of Engineers to express your concern about their inaction could sway their opinions and help in the fight to create a cleaner Indian River Lagoon and a cleaner environment as a whole.  Contact Gov. Rick Scott at: Office of Governor Rick Scott State of Florida The Capitol 400 S. Monroe St. Tallahassee, FL…

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In recent months, as many as 46 bottlenose dolphins, 111 manatees, and 300 pelicans have been found dead as a result of the polluted system of Florida's Indian River Lagon. Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institution was counting on $2 million in state funds to study the polluted river and dead bodies, however, Gov. Rick Scott decided that the vitality of the ecosystem and the preservation of a river…

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  • Ethan Romero
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    I am a student who lives and studies in South Florida. I have called the Indian River Lagoon my…Read More

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As Florida's "Manatee Awareness Month" kicks off in November, environmental groups report a record 769 manatee deaths so far in 2013 — an average of two per day over the past ten months. Experts said 126 of the 2013 deaths have been calves. Many of the manatees are falling victim to an algae bloom known as Florida Red Tide, a natural…Read More
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