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    Vulnerable Population

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    Social and Environmental Profile Cultural, Social and Economic Impact Vulnerable Populations Southern Florida has a large migrant farm worker population that could be negatively impacted by food shortages and thus labor shortages across the state and county. These individuals rely on the income made through harvesting in order to provide for their families and are often the most marginalized in society. Low income residents will also be impacted if aerial spraying continues in the region. Food shortages are likely to hit the entire population and those at the bottom will be the ones most impacted by the rise in food and produce costs. With the inability to provide food for their families, these groups will seek assistance from already strained…

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    Why I Choose Texas

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    of eleven I moved to Duluth Minnesota. Living there for a year it was the biggest city I had lived in when in Minnesota. Soon after, I moved to Two Harbors Minnesota. I moved there to get away from the busy life of the big city. It was the most fun location of the three cities on Minnesota. It is because of the huge variety of skiing areas and hockey games that everyone attended on Fridays. I lived in Two Harbors until the age of thirteen. After a year in Two Harbors I moved to an even smaller…

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    Gulf Coast Geography

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    Gulf Coast Agriculture Citrus, sugar cane, and rice are the major specialty crops grown on the Gulf Coast. Sugar cane is grown primarily in Louisiana and Texas. [Other than southern Florida] this is the only place in the 48 contiguous states where sugar cane can be grown, because of its need for abundant rainfall (over 50 inches/year) and its sensitivity to frost. Mild winters also make the Gulf Coast region a major supplier of vegetables to the northeastern US in the winter months. Amenity…

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    North Florida is well known for a unique quality of life that is offered to locals and vacationers alike. A way of life offered to us from the sand, the sea, and the sun, and a precious resource, our seafood. North Florida’s environmental and economic wellbeing is now being stressed due to the reduced water flow down the Chattahoochee and Flint River systems. These river systems flow into the Apalachicola River and then to the Apalachicola River basin. This reduced flow is changing salinity…

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    The Everglades National Park is an amazing region found in the American State of Florida. The Everglades has the largest designated wilderness in the eastern United States. The Everglades is a beautiful place to visit and see real life creatures. There are at least a million visitors that check to the park every year and it is one of the most talked about National parks. It also has the most significant breeding grounds for tropical wading birds. Tropical wading birds are mostly in North…

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    Choose Your Florida Retirement Destination It’s easy to push retirement to the perimeter of our minds when life is busy with family, careers, commitments and other adult priorities. But it’s never wise to allow retirement to slip out of sight. Regardless of whether it looms sooner or later, you should consider how and where you’d like to spend it. Read on for our suggestions on choosing Florida as your retirement destination. Why Florida? Let’s assume you want to be here, or that Florida is…

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    Red Snapper Industry of Pensacola Critical to understanding the eventual development of the fishing industry in Pensacola is recognizing the city’s geographical location and land features. In Hawkshaw: Prehistory and History in an Urban Neighborhood in Pensacola, Florida, the environmental setting is laid bare. A major land shaping force in the area is the Gulf of Mexico. During the Pleistocene Era, the sea level was 300 feet lower than it is today due to “glacial episodes.” Due to the low sea…

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    Escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life to Nature Coast aka “The Original Florida,” where a world of historic and natural wonders are plentiful, from numerous parks, preserves, beautiful, crystal-clear springs, rivers and estuaries, spectacular, freshwater lakes, wildlife refuges, and over 25 nature-based recreational sites. Once regarded as "the lonesome leg" of Florida, this 980,000 acres (4,000 km2) area, stretching along the Big Bend area from Apalachee Bay to Anclote Key, is the…

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    Bass Fishing in Florida – Where to Fish for Bass in Florida Florida is known for its unbelievable water world and wildlife found throughout its land and waters. It is sometimes referred to as the best fishing in the entire United States. Florida is not only home to smallmouth bass and largemouth bass, but also to many additional species of fish. As Florida is such a well-known and popular tourist attraction, so are its rivers, lakes and ponds. Guided tours and guided fishing trips can be found…

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    surrounds all of Florida and it is what draws people to our state. There are two big beautiful oceans that surround the state of Florida. There are also several lakes, rivers, springs and other bodies of water. Although, the biggest problem in Florida is the pollution going into Florida’s waterways; everyone has a role on the pollution. Homeowner’s are a part of the problem because they are trying to keep their lawns green and lush by using fertilizer and pesticides that eventually run into some…

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