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GOVERNMENT Nick Wiley leaves FWC after recent years of controversy

Nick Wiley leaves FWC after recent years of controversy

THE DAILY FRAY
November 27, 2017 5:44 pm

After recent years of controversy, Nick Wiley, whose career at the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission spanned 30 years, is stepping down as executive director to be the chief conservation officer at Ducks Unlimited. MORE-»
5=Q&A On Wall Street, green is good, green is right, green works

On Wall Street, green is good, green is right, green works

By JOHN HOWELL The Daily Fray
November 24, 2017 10:00 pm

Environmental guardians and Wall Street investors probably seem like an odd couple. But both are about the long run. Each benefits from a changing landscape in climate awareness, personal values, and goals. And from 2014 to 2016, investments considered socially responsible grew from $6.6 trillion to $8.7 trillion. MORE-»
MOTION Interstate fisheries bosses leave bunker on the hook

Interstate fisheries bosses leave bunker on the hook

THE DAILY FRAY
November 14, 2017 11:00 pm

Menhaden, a fish at the bottom of the ocean’s food chain, is also staying put at the bottom of the menu for Atlantic saltwater fisheries management for at least two more potentially risky years, many stakeholders say. MORE-»
WATER Bimini's Shark Girl is wild about underwater ballet

Bimini's Shark Girl is wild about underwater ballet

By JOHN HOWELL The Daily Fray
November 9, 2017 6:30 am

Jillian Morris was free-diving in a shiver of sharks near her home in Bimini when she had a yin and yang moment. The experience was breathless; the photo is now timeless. “Two species of shark,” Morris said, “coexisting in a beautiful ballet.” MORE-»

tempoTea (2).jpg» Coming in The Fray: When is a tree house no longer a tree house? The Supreme Court might decide. Plus: A Florida marine biologist invents a better way to drink tea.

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» "Blue Planet II" by Sir David Attenborough, which debuted on the BBC Oct. 29, may not be the last conservation film series for the 91-year-old naturalist. "I see no reason whatsoever why I can’t live past 100. Earth has enough wonders to make more than three Planet Earth series."



 Out there

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» When Gulf Coast Floridians reflect on Hurricane Irma, they will forever remember "The Wobble." How the slightest shift affected the monster storm's path, preventing coastal communities from a total wipeout. (Tampa Bay Times)


algaeMIAMI.jpg» 'Water management is killing us' (Florida Weekly)


» Monster mosquitoes vs. Zika (Tampa Bay Times)


» NOAA: 10-16 tropical storms (Associated Press)


» Inside an "otherworldly" Cuba (Orlando Sentinel)


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