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Florida's wildlife corridor climate buffer
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Florida's wildlife corridor holds the key to mitigating climate change and development

A new study reveals that Florida’s Wildlife Corridor, if fully completed, will provide critical protection against climate change impacts while also balancing the state's rapid population growth.

Bill Kearney reports for South Florida Sun Sentinel.

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Florida may soon omit 'climate change' from state laws

Florida may soon omit 'climate change' from state laws

Florida is poised to remove references to climate change in state laws, focusing instead on energy affordability and security, a shift led by Governor Ron DeSantis.

Brendan Farrington reports for The Associated Press.

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Strategies evolve as ocean heat threatens coral survival in Florida

Strategies evolve as ocean heat threatens coral survival in Florida

As rising ocean temperatures continue to stress coral reefs in Florida, conservationists are adopting new strategies to enhance coral resilience.

Amudalat Ajasa, Whitney Leaming, and Carolyn Van Houten report for The Washington Post.

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Groups urge Governor DeSantis to reject a bill limiting heat safety for workers
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Groups urge Governor DeSantis to reject a bill limiting heat safety for workers

Environmental and labor organizations are pressing Florida Governor Ron DeSantis to veto a bill that could block local heat safety measures for outdoor workers.

Mitch Perry reports for the Florida Phoenix.

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Florida moves to remove climate change mentions from its laws

Florida is set to largely eliminate climate change references from state legislation, despite facing significant environmental challenges.

Kate Yoder reports for Grist.

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Florida's farmworkers face a new challenge as state bans heat protections

Florida's farmworkers face a new challenge as state bans heat protections

Florida's Senate has passed a bill prohibiting local jurisdictions from enacting measures to protect workers from heat exposure, a decision that could endanger the lives of farmworkers across the state.

Grey Moran reports for Civil Eats.

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Florida's outdoor workers face increased heat risk without new protections

Florida's outdoor workers face increased heat risk without new protections

Maria Leticia Pineda recounts the physical toll of long hours under Florida's heat as the state blocks local heat safety measures for outdoor workers.

Amy Green and Victoria St. Martin report for Inside Climate News.

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