Posted in Environment Escambia County

Escambia County voters worry about the environment

While elected officials tend to dismiss concerns about the quality of our air and water, a recent InWeekly/Political Matrix poll of 537 likely Escambia County…

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Health and Environment before the RESTORE Act Advisory Committee

Adding to the body of knowledge intended to guide them in their eventual project recommendations, the Escambia County RESTORE Act Advisory Committee heard from speakers…

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Pensacola a Site in 350.org’s “Draw the Line” National Environmental Action

On Saturday, Pensacola will be one of over 220 locations in the U.S. and Canada holding gatherings as part of 350.org’s “Draw the Line on…

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Study Finds Toxic Metal Concentrations in Gulf Whales Are Likely the Highest In the World

The sperm whales of the Gulf of Mexico have higher levels of chromium and nickel in their systems than sperm whales found anywhere else in…

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Operation Toxic Gulf: Final Port Call, Presentation, and Boat Tours

This Sunday, August 4, Open Books will host the final presentation of the summer from the Operation Toxic Gulf crew, who are currently wrapping up…

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One Week Left to Bring Award-Winning Documentary to Pensacola

Those interested in seeing the award-winning documentary “Chasing Ice” locally, on the big screen, have until next Thursday, July 25 to reserve a ticket. If…

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Open Books Hosts Operation Toxic Gulf and Renowned Whale Biologist This Friday

This Friday, July 12, at 7 p.m., members of Operation Toxic Gulf will discuss their current work in the Gulf of Mexico at Open Books,…

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“Whale Wars” Team in Port at Pensacola, Assisting with Gulf Whale Survey

Sea Shepherd Conservation Society (SSCS), perhaps most famously known as the conservation group featured on Animal Planet’s “Whale Wars,” is currently assisting Ocean Alliance with…

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350 Pensacola Talk: Evolution of Activism

Local environmental group 350 Pensacola is hosting a discussion tomorrow evening entitled The Evolution of Activism. The talk, focusing on “how to create environmental and…

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