Fish Kill in Biscayne Bay

Thousands of dead fish have been spotted floating in different locations in Biscayne Bay since Monday as water temperatures reached about 90 degrees and dissolved oxygen dropped to very low levels. They’ve been documented in photos from Miami Waterkeeper and concerned residents. Miami Herald Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is investigating after several City

Going to the Beach This Summer?

#NaturePBS wants us to notice nature at the beach this summer. Their suggestions: Collect (photographs) of sand crabs and take note of how many you find Survey the shorebirds and identify the species in the area Watch the waves for sea creatures feeding close to shore Even better? Use your iNaturalist app to record your

Which is More Expensive?

The question is which is more expensive? Building resilient homes or rebuilding them all post-disaster? Craig Fugate in the Tampa Bay Times, November 12, 2019

Hurricane Season: June 1 – November 30

“The question is which is more expensive? Building resilient homes or rebuilding them all post-disaster?” Craig Fugate, former Florida Director of Emergency Management and FEMA head under Barack Obama

Jalandhar Can See the Himalayas for the First Time in 30 Years

The Covid-19 epidemic is currently dominating the news, conversations and our everyday lives. With our graphic we wanted to spread a little optimism and present three facts that give us a bit of courage and help us feel more positive at this time. Our designer Raphael Hammer has accordingly created an animated graphic that gives

City of Miami Passes Fertilizer Ordinance

The Miami City Commission has approved an ordinance to limit the type, amount and location of fertilizer use within city limits. The ordinance aims to combat the negative secondary and cumulative effects of excess nutrients in Biscayne Bay and water bodies within the city, which are caused by fertilizer runoff. The proposed legislation is based

University of Miami Student Housing Gets Green Roofs

The University of Miami’s new Lakeside Village student community housing demonstrates some of the best aspects of environmental sustainability in the built environment, as well as some of the most challenging scenarios. With its location on a sensitive coastal watershed in a hurricane zone, every aspect of the building operations must be accountable to the environment.

USGBC Video: A Day in the Life of LEED

The U.S. Green Building Concil invites you to “discover all of the places where you experience LEED – from your home and local school to where you work and where you play. LEED spaces are everywhere, and there’s a LEED rating system for every type of building project.” “A Day in the Life of LEED”

GAS LOL

“People think of Tesla as an eclectic car company but the whole purpose of Tesla was to accelerate the advent of sustainable energy.” Elon Musk

Defense of Our Resources

I think the environment should be put in the category of our national security. Defense of our resources is just as important as defense abroad. Otherwise what is there to defend? Robert Redford