PALM BEACH POST: Conservationist: Florida is ‘poster child’ for challenges

Palm Beach Post: Written by Hannah Morse. October 28, 2018.

The state of conservation in Florida — and the U.S., as well as the entire world — is complicated and intertwined, says biologist, conservationist and TV personality Jeff Corwin.

Speaking with reporters at an evening reception at Loggerhead Marinelife Center — before his keynote speech for at the 10th annual Go Blue Awards held at the Kravis Center in West Palm Beach — Corwin said it is hard to address one issue with out addressing the other. That includes problems like climate change, habitat loss and pollution — but also successes like reintroducing nesting populations to an area after a century.

“Florida is the poster child for conservation challenges because everyone feels Florida will always be Florida,” Corwin said.

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