Florida – GBRI
 

Hermine Ricketts and her husband Tom Carroll spent more than a decade and a half growing veggies in their front-yard garden, not aware that what they were doing was illegal. Yes, you read that right! While the authorities allowed fruit trees and flowers in the front-yard gardens in Florida, growing vegetables was a big no-no. In […]

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At a time when communities, businesses and individuals around the world have declared war on plastic and most of them are ditching or have already ditched plastic straws for good, Florida is considering taking a massive step backwards by pushing a bill that would suspend municipalities for five years for putting a ban on plastic […]

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The red tide that has been choking the waters off Florida’s Gulf Coast for months now is spreading to the Atlantic waters from Miami Beach to Palm Beach. This has forced the authorities to close many popular beaches and has left hundreds of fish dead. It is the first time in decades the toxic algae has affected both […]

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