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Young Leaders for Wild Florida Fight Against Proposed Phosphate Mines

A group of young people spoke in front of the Alachua County Commission on Tuesday in order to fight in opposition to a proposed phosphate mine in southeastern Union County and in western Bradford County. HPS Enterprises is the company behind the HPS II phosphate mining project. It is made …

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Cane Toads Flourishing In South Florida

An outbreak of cane toads occurred two weekends ago in Palm Beach Gardens. Once imported to eat bugs in sugar cane fields, they’re now an invasive poisonous species. According to UF Wildlife Ecology Professor Steve Johnson, the toads are a serious threat to pets. Symptoms of cane toad poisoning in dogs …

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