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EarthFirst fights to save Florida forest from biotech development listen

04/08/11 Kelly Benjamin
WMNF Drive-Time News Friday
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In South Florida, a battle is brewing between environmental activists and biotech company Scripps Florida over the last remaining forest land in Eastern Palm Beach County. But the battle is about much more than saving a piece of forest land from development.

If you happened to be driving down Interstate-95 near Jupiter, Florida last month you might have seen an interesting sight: Two people, camped out 30 feet up in a pine tree with a banner reading "Defend this Forest."

"We built the ...

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The elections In Haiti and tree sitter protestors in South Florida

03/21/11 Robert Lorei
Last Call Monday
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Good afternoon, welcome to The Last Call; I'm Rob Lorei. Coming up today we'll hear two interviews before we open the phone lines.

First with Tampa resident Daniel Thelusmar who is in Haiti observing the elections. Daniel is originally from Haiti.

Later we'll hear from Panagioti Tsolkas who is with Everglades Earth First. He is part of a group of protesters who are trying to save an undeveloped area of palm Beach County from being bulldozed to build th...

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