Tampa cops boycotting Beyonce


Her show in Tampa, Florida is sold out, but cops are refusing to work the stadium during it. “ A sign-up sheet for the April 29 event has been posted since tickets went on sale, but has so far remained blank — possibly in retaliation for the singer’s performance during the Super Bowl halftime which some police officers felt was anti-cop,” reported RawStory while citing the Fox affiliate in Tampa.

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Extreme “grey swan” hurricanes heading to Dubai (and Tampa!)

Green Prophet

New modelling techniques that correlate historical weather data with evolving physical attributes of a specific area (such as rising sea levels, local geography, and changing weather) show that climate change may heighten risks of experiencing a 10,000-year hurricane on certain coastal cities such as Tampa, Florida; Cairns, Australia and Doha, Dubai and Abu Dhabi on the Persian Gulf – sometime in the next century.

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PETA Asks Tampa Bay Rays to Remove the Tropicana Touch Tank


Read More The post PETA Asks Tampa Bay Rays to Remove the Tropicana Touch Tank appeared first on Ecorazzi. PETA says the tank is in a dangerous location and the cownose rays should be rehabbed and released into their natural habitat. Animals Causes News Sports Top News

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America’s top 10 sweatiest cities

Green Traveler Guides

California Charlotte Dallas District of Columbia Florida Houston Los Angeles Miami North America North Carolina Orlando Raleigh San Diego Tampa Texas The Americas United States 10 sweatiest cities in U.S. | Green Travel News | Making summer travel plans? No sweat, or should we say lots of it. A team of environmental scientists has ranked major American metropolitan areas on their “sweatiness.”

Daily Demand and Supply: Ticket Prices

Environmental Economics

Tonight's game is being held at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, capacity 65,890.   It is 583 miles from Tuscaloosa to Tampa, and 573 miles from Clemson to Tampa. ESPN Senior Writer Darren Rovell tweets seniorly: The average price paid on StubHub for a ticket to tonight's college football playoff title game is $1,266. That's almost three times the price paid last year ($425).

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Off-Topic Picture of the Day

Environmental Economics

Here's a picture of the set-up from the Official Second Oldest Daughter of Env-Econ's gymnastics meet* in Tampa, Florida this past weekend (That's Tropicana Field).    Just thought it was cool. Please excuse me for the following Proud Dad Moment: She finished 3rd out of 16 in her level/age group

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Call for Papers: AERE Sessions at the Southern Economic Association Meetings

Environmental Economics

Tampa Florida. The SEA 2013 Annual  Meeting will be held November 23-25, 2013 (Saturday through Monday) at the Tampa Marriott Waterside Hotel and Marina in. Tampa, Florida. Southern Economic Association Meetings. November 23-25, 2013. Authors wishing to have a paper considered for the AERE. sessions should send a.pdf file by e-mail to: John Whitehead Email: whiteheadjc@appstate.edu Subject Line: AERE SEA. Deadline to submit is March 1, 2013. Files should be sent by the.

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Miracle Cat in Recovery After Rising From His Grave


A Tampa woman actually had that wish come true as her cat rose from the dead Read More The post Miracle Cat in Recovery After Rising From His Grave appeared first on Ecorazzi. Who hasn’t wished that their recently passed away pet would come back to life? Animals Causes Internet News Top News

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May the force be with.Nuke LaLoosh?

Environmental Economics

The Durham Bulls , the Triple-A affiliate of the Tampa Bay Rays , announced the team will wear jerseys -- meant to look like the Star Wars robot R2-D2 -- on May 4. You don't have to travel to a galaxy far, far away to see Star Wars characters on a baseball diamond. [+] Enlarge Durham Bulls The Durham Bulls have the droid they're looking for with this Star Wars-themed jersey.

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We Wish you a Wild Christmas!

Elephant Journal

A lion at the Cincinnati Zoo woke up to find Christmas presents delivered to his enclosure (photo) (His expression makes it): Two delightful videos: “Big Cat Rescue in Tampa does something similar, with tigers, lions, and more.” ” Blog (always click 4 all blogs

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[Reminder] Call for Papers: AERE@SEA

Environmental Economics

The 87th Annual Meeting of the SEA will be held in Tampa, Florida at the Marriott Waterside Hotel & Marina, November 17-19, 2017 (Friday through Sunday). John Whitehead (Appalachian State University) is once again organizing the AERE sessions. Abstracts will be accepted for consideration beginning January 30, 2017 through the AERE@SEA website (click here ) and must be submitted by March 10 , 2017, midnight PDT.

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The Green Can

Green Earth Journey

Hello, my name is Dennis Gallagher and I would like to tell you about what i am trying to accomplish in Tampa Florida. I have a new program to try and fix the irrational problem of recycling not being mandatory. Since Apartment/ Condos and businesses have a hard time justifying the optional expense of a recycling program, we bring it to them free, and we donate all of the proceeds to charity.

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Call for Papers: AERE@SEA

Environmental Economics

From the AERE Newsletter ( PDF ) with two minor edits (the submission deadline has been moved back to 3/10 and there are no discussants): The 87th Annual Meeting of the SEA will be held in Tampa, Florida at the Marriott Waterside Hotel & Marina, November 17-19, 2017 (Friday through Sunday).

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Bird vs. Reptile in Key West

10,000 Birds

Eventually the business and the workers moved to Tampa, leaving a sizable chicken population behind. Here’s something you don’t see all the time. “We We had a call one morning about a snake and a hawk,” says Tom Sweets, the executive director and chief rescuer of the Key West Wildlife Center , located at the very tip of Florida.

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Only Nine Days Until the Space Coast Birding and Wildlife Festival!

10,000 Birds

I fly in to Orlando early Tuesday morning and I will immediately head west to Tampa in search of these two countable exotics. I can’t wait until Space Coast! Herons and raptors and rails and gulls and ducks and cranes and jays and owls and alligators are all awaiting me – and you – at the Space Coast Birding and Wildlife Festival. You are going, right?

Florida Senator tries, for a second time, to make photographing farms illegal

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Tampa, FL, December 2011: Jim Norman, a Florida state senator who tried pushing through a bill back in May which would make photographing a farm without prior permission a crime, and which ultimately was rejected, is back at it.

US Coastal Cities and Rising Seas


Miami, New Orleans, Tampa, Fla., Science Daily , drawing on new research led by University of Arizona scientists says that rising sea levels could threaten an average of 9 percent of the land within 180 U.S. coastal cities by 2100.they say that the Gulf and southern Atlantic coasts will be particularly hard hit. and Virginia Beach, Va. could lose more than 10 percent of their land area by 2100. The research is the first analysis of vulnerability to sea-level rise that includes every U.S.

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Lesbian Parakeets? Nanday Parakeets in Florida

10,000 Birds

Petersburg, which is where I was headed after dipping the Bar-tailed Godwit north of Tampa. On my first day in Florida for the Space Coast Birding and Wildlife Festival I landed at Orlando International Airport at about 9 AM, deplaned, waited for my luggage, got my rental car, and drove west. Wait, west?

Opposition to Oil Drilling Begins to Boil in South Florida

Sierra Club Compass

" According to the Tampa Bay Times , the oil company's permit request met DEP's criteria even though "none of those requirements involves staying away from where people live."

The Warbler Duo of Florida’s Mangroves

10,000 Birds

The ‘Florida’ Prairie Warbler is, as its namesake suggests, is at least endemic to the sunshine state as a breeder (the wintering range is not entirely known due to similarity in appearance with the northern race, although Florida birds are suspected to be resident with local movements), ranging north to about Brevard on the east coast and Tampa-St.

The Fate of the Florida Anis

10,000 Birds

From the 1940s to the 1970s, the species rapidly spread from the southern tip of the peninsula to areas north of Lake Okeechobee including the Tampa-St. Smooth-billed Ani ( Crotophaga ani ) is a widespread and ubiquitous bird in disturbed grassy areas throughout much of the neotropics, including most of the Caribbean Islands. It is one of three species of ani ( Groove-billed and Greater Anis are the other two) and together form a unique branch in the cuckoo family.

Weddings and Birds

10,000 Birds

Sunday we had to head to Tampa to take a flight home, Brian back to the Richmond area for work and me to Washington. Erika Zambello is a self-proclaimed ’new birder,’ still equally excited by Robins, Blue Jays, Mergansers, and Flamingos alike. She has lived in Maine, California, France, New York, and currently makes her home in Virginia Beach Always bringing her camera along, Erika is building her life-list by trying to check off at least one new species each week in her field guide.

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CCA: "Economic studies make convincing case for reallocation"

Environmental Economics

From a Coastal Conservation Association news release : With the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council set to review allocations for Gulf red snapper and grouper during its meeting this week in Tampa, Coastal Conservation Association has presented a s ummary of 19 studies going back to 2000 that show the economic benefits of shifting a greater portion of the allocation of these two species to the recreational sector.

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Public Transit Is a Deciding Factor for Millennials in the Workforce

Green (Living) Review

The survey covered three cities with mature transit systems: Chicago, San Francisco and New York; four cities where transit networks are growing: Minneapolis, Denver, Charlotte and Los Angeles; and three cities making plans to grow their systems: Nashville, Indianapolis and Tampa-St.

Birding at the Tip of Florida: A Bit of Everything

10,000 Birds

Many visitors who come through Orlando or Tampa see maybe eight or ten species on a winter trip.

Snow Geese in Florida

10,000 Birds

By their very name, most would assume you can’t spot Snow Geese in Florida. The Sunshine State isn’t known for its massive snow drifts, nor for the massive flocks of Snow Geese that grace states like Texas and New Mexico every winter.

IKEA Kicks Off Memorial Day Weekend with Free IKEA Blue Bag Giveaway at Select Local Spots as Its Next "Random Act of Life Improvement"

Green (Living) Review

IKEA Blue Bag is the Perfect Carry-All for Trips to the Beach, Weekend Getaways and More Conshohocken, PA : On Thursday, May 24, 2012, IKEA, The Life Improvement Store, will be giving away free IKEA blue bags at locations outside of IKEA US stores* to kick off the summer season and help people prepare for their upcoming Memorial Day weekend plans.

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A “GREEN” Solution! American TonerServ Announces New Brand of Compatible Toner Cartridge: RIVAL™ OEM Alternative

Green (Living) Review

The Company has increased its own manufacturing capabilities in its Tonertype division in Tampa, Florida. “A Takes 450 Years for Laser Cartridge to Decompose SANTA ROSA, CA. 11/10/2010: American TonerServ Corp. OTC BB: ASVP) (ATS), ( www.AmericanTonerServ.com ), a leader in the highly fragmented $6.0 billion printer supplies and services industry, reports it has introduced its new brand, Rival™ , for its own remanufactured toner cartridges.

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Greatest Threat to the Everglades? Maybe Not Pythons

Nature Conservancy - Science

An invisible line runs across the Florida peninsula, from northern Tampa, through Ocala National Forest, and to Daytona Beach. Storm clouds over the Everglades. slack12 / Flickr. By Justine E. Hausheer, science writer at The Nature Conservancy. A deceptively deadly force is slithering its way through the Florida Everglades. Sinuous and stealthy, this invasive species is one of the greatest threats to the ecosystem. And it’s not a python.

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Habitat for Humanity Equips Bay Area Homeowners With Solar Powered Hot Water Systems

Green (Living) Review

Solar Source installs systems for commercial businesses, government facilities and schools across North America and has over 30,000 residential customers in six counties across the Greater Tampa Bay area. Solar Source installs solar water heaters to help struggling families save money on their electricity bills. Largo, FL : Solar Source recently secured their second contract with Habitat for Humanity of Pinellas County.

Australian bankers turn to make agtech sustainable in business and practice

Green Prophet

Infographic via: Tampa Foreclosure Defense Lawyers. There is a new precedent being set in Australia where the National Bank, the country’s biggest agribusiness lender, is changing policies to encourage more farmers to adopt sustainable practices. It’s not only private and public companies that face pressure to go green; banks now face greater pressures to include sustainability as part of their lending policies.

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The Green Can is recycling for everyone!

Green Living Ideas

The Green Can began in Tampa, Florida and started placing containers in early 2012. Many things in life are not financially profitable, however that doesn’t mean they are not the correct thing to do. Recycling typically falls into this category, and The Green Can has found a way to correct this social issue and others at the same time. The Green Can offers free recycling to apartment / condo complexes and businesses and donates the proceeds to local charities.

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(Off the) Street Style: Naya Shoes and Stripes Galore

Eco Chic

Toe polish is the toxin-free (and tough) No Miss in Tampa Teal. Eco Chick Editor Starre Vartan in her Naya shoes on the Columbia University campus in NYC. Naya’s tagline is “Environmentally Thoughtful Shoes” but that’s not even the best thing about them – They’re actually incredibly comfortable too. And I should know; even though I’m a blogger, I hardly spend my whole day on my butt behind my laptop.

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Get Ready! The Draft National Climate Assessment Report Available.

Sierra Club Compass

Tampa, FL  – February 19, 2013. Compass. « Cleaner Cars, Cleaner Air, Lives Saved | Main. Social Bankability, Solar Crowdfunding & Emerging Markets » Get Ready! The Draft National Climate Assessment Report Available for Public Review. The National Climate Assessment Development Advisory Committee (NCADAC) reached consensus this morning to release its draft National Climate Assessment, a major report on the impacts of climate disruption on the United States.

CMD Special Report: ALEC's Gun Agenda Flourished with Koch.

PR Watch

What is known is that in 1994, in Tampa, Florida, Charles and David Koch were singled out for ALECs highest award for corporate titans, the "Adam Smith Free Enterprise Award.". Skip to Main Content Area. Contact Us. News Feeds. Podcasts. Privacy Policy. RSS Feeds. Volunteer. Optional Member Code. Sign up. Reports Lisa Graves. Mary Bottari. Brendan Fischer. Rebekah Wilce. Harriet Rowan. Contributing Writers Beau Hodai. Jill Richardson. Wendell Potter. Will Dooling. Take Action. Latest News.

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Environmental Economics: Join the fishery management team today!

Environmental Economics

Lois Avenue    Suite 1100    Tampa, FL  33607   Materials may also be faxed to: 813-348-1711; or emailed to phyllis.miranda@gulfcouncil.org.

Big Box waste! What can we do about it?

Green (Living) Review

In 1992, two 9-year-old boys died from exposure to toxic chemicals after playing in the trash bin at Durex Industries plant in Tampa.

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NCAA tourney quote of the day (grrrrr)

Environmental Economics

3 seed after beating Florida 70-54 in the SEC title game, will play Ivy League champion Princeton in the opening round on Thursday in Tampa, Fla.

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US Army's mammoth spy blimp readies for debut


In a special forces industry conference held at Tampa, Brown said that LEMV’s first flight will occur between 6th and 10th June. Divyam Singh: Northrop Grumman has given a tentative schedule of the flight of the giant surveillance airship. This airship has been built for the United States army. The project is already running late by an year. The airship has the size of a football field, is filled with helium and has data links and sensors fro various purposes.

U.S. Bike-Sharing Fleet More than Doubles in 2013

Green Blog

Petersburg (300 bikes), and Tampa (300 bikes). The opening of the San Francisco Bay Area bike share on August 29, 2013, brings the combined fleet of shared bikes in the United States above 18,000, more than a doubling since the start of the year. The United States is now home to 34 modern bike-sharing programs that allow riders to easily make short trips on two wheels without having to own a bicycle.

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Green Friday

Eco-Vegan Girl

Why Not Boutique in Tampa, FL is offering 20% off all clothing. Black Friday is right around the corner. Some people prefer to call it " Buy Nothing Day ". While I try not to consume too much, it is a good day to save money on holiday gifts ( check out my green gift ideas post ). So why not start thinking about the eco-friendly presents you want to buy, and look for deals that day? Green Friday tips: Buy only what you, or the person you're giving to, needs.

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13 Elements of a Dream Green Home [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Green Changemakers

And if you need a larger version of the infographic, just click on it… Infographic credit: DJ Miller is an avid writer and graphic designer from Tampa, Florida. [link] Got a dream green home you’d love to build? Sure, you’ll probably want to include solar panels in the building… but that’s just one element.

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Dozens of U.S. Cities Board the Bike-Sharing Bandwagon

Green Blog

It plans to take this technology to Tampa for a 300-bike system at the end of 2013. When New York City opened registration for its much anticipated public bike-sharing program on April 15, 2013, more than 5,000 people signed up within 30 hours. Eager for access to a fleet of thousands of bicycles, they became Citi Bike members weeks before bikes were expected to be available.