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Amy Green

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Researchers Appear Close To A Remedy For Citrus Greening Disease

Thursday, May 12, 2016

Florida is known for its oranges and orange juice. For the past decade, a disease called greening has devastated the citrus crop there, and it has spread to other states. Now there's hope for a cure.

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Honey, Who Shrank The Alligators?

Friday, February 19, 2016

For many, the alligator is the face of the Florida Everglades. But the reptiles are shrinking in size and population, a signal that the watershed might not be doing as well as it should.

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Wyoming Boom Town Worries Less Demand For Coal Will Darken Its Future

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

In Wyoming, the coal mining town of Gillette is booming. But under the Obama administration's new regulations for carbon emissions from power plants, demand for coal is expected to plummet.

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Florida Gulf Coast Mystery: Why Did The Birds On Seahorse Key Vanish?

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

It used to be Seahorse Key was the largest bird colony on Florida's Gulf Coast, home to up to 20,000 nests. Now silence has replaced the din of noisy nesting birds and researchers are puzzled.

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Florida Sea Turtles Stage Amazing Comeback

Monday, July 13, 2015

When scientists first started counting the nests of green sea turtles in one area in the 1980s, they found fewer than 40 nests. In their last check, they counted almost 12,000.

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NASA Battles Rising Sea Levels To Protect Kennedy Space Center

Monday, April 06, 2015

Sea level rise is beginning to affect the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. A protective dune not too far from the launchpads has collapsed.

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'Greening' Squeezes Florida's Citrus Industry

Wednesday, December 24, 2014

Florida's citrus industry has been hit hard by "greening." The disease has caused a sharp drop in the number of oranges, grapefruits and tangerines harvested in the Sunshine State.

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The Kissimmee: A River Re-Curved

Sunday, October 19, 2014

It sounds almost superhuman to try straighten a river and then recarve the curves.

That's what federal and state officials did to the Kissimmee River in Central Florida. They straightened the river in the 1960s into a canal to drain swampland and make way for the state's explosive growth. It ...

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With NASA Shuttles Gone, Florida Towns Suffer, Court SpaceX

Friday, May 03, 2013

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Florida's Space Coast boomed when NASA was launching shuttles. Now the region is struggling and pinning hopes of a space renaissance on private companies like SpaceX moving into old NASA facilities. But the government space agency isn't so quick to hand over the keys. 

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