Rebecca Renner

Rebecca Renner is a freelance writer and editor living in Boynton Beach, Florida.

A child's hand reaches to pluck blueberries from a branch.

Atlanta’s Food Forest Will Provide Fresh Fruit, Nuts, and Herbs to Forage

The seven-acre site in southeast Atlanta will grow fresh fruit, vegetables, herbs, and nuts to improve food security for local communities.

An illustration of a statue of Walt Disney between two nuclear cooling towers.

Disney World's Literal Nuclear Option, Explained

Florida politicians may expunge an old law that gives Disney World the right to build its own nuclear plant. But they probably don’t need to bother.

A small blue heron catches a fish in a marsh in the Florida Everglades.

Why Planned Oil Drilling in the Everglades Has Florida Cities Worried

A Florida appeals court has approved exploratory oil drilling in the Everglades, prompting worries about Miami’s water supply and risks to the wetland ecosystem.

Toxic algae collects at a dam on a river in Florida.

Can Florida’s Toxic Algae Be Stopped?

The algae blooms pose risks to humans and marine animals—and to Florida’s tourism-dependent economy.