Tag: Center for Biological Diversity
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Melissa RossAugust 28, 2015
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Animal advocates from across Florida say they’ve organized a statewide protest against a bear hunt that officials have scheduled for Oct. 24 to 30. “We think there are other ways to solve this problem,” says Adam Sugalski, the campaign’s director. “Killing is not conservation. We need to protect these animals and find other nonlethal solutions,” he said. Sugalski […]

Bruce RitchieApril 30, 2015

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The Florida office of a national environmental group on Thursday filed a federal lawsuit against federal agencies over protection of an endangered sparrow and Everglades restoration indirectly related to a proposed big land purchase. Environmental groups and some local government officials are pressuring the state to exercise an option to buy 46,800 acres of U.S. Sugar […]

Bruce RitchieApril 15, 2015
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3min181
Florida is the only state with more than 600 black bears that doesn’t allow bear hunting, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission staff said in opening remarks during a commission meeting Wednesday in Tallahassee. And 32 of the nation’s 41 states with black bears allow hunting, said Diane Eggeman, director of FWC’s Division of Hunting […]


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