Biscayne Bay

Biscayne Bay is Miami’s most vital quality of life asset, and it’s the mainstay of our economy. Irela Bague, Chair of the Biscayne Bay Task Force

September 15: Biscayne Bay Task Force Report & Recommendations

Join Miami-Dade County Commissioner Eileen Higgins (District 5) and Irela Bague, Chair of the Biscayne Bay Task Force, as they discuss the Biscayne Bay Task Force Report & Recommendations, release in June 2020. The report and recommendations proved to be horrifyingly prescient in light of the Biscayne Bay fish kill last month.

Saving Biscayne Bay – Afterword

Earlier this evening, I watched Louise Aguirre’s special “Saving Biscayne Bay” on WPLG Local 10; and participated in the Facebook Live town hall with FIU Institute of Environment researchers: Dr. Tiffany Troxler, Associate Director of Science, Sea Level Solutions Center & Member of the Biscayne Bay Task Force Dr. Thomas Frankovich, Research Assistant Professor, Southeast

Saving Biscayne Bay

Tonight at 8:00 p.m., ABC Local 10 Miami will be airing a special half-hour broadcast: “Saving Biscayne Bay”. Local 10 environmental advocate Louis Aguirre investigates the issues Biscayne Bay is now facing, how we got to this point, and how we as a community can change the Bay’s future. Immediately following @WPLGLocal10’s special on Saving

Today at 4:00 pm: Biscayne Bay Fish Kill Update Live-Streamed

Florida State Senator Jason Pizzo and State Representative Michael Grieco will be hosting a streaming call this afternoon, Friday, August 14th, at 4:00 PM Eastern to discuss the fish kill happening in Biscayne Bay. According to Senator Pizzo’s announcement, they will be joined by: MyFWC Florida Fish and Wildlife Florida Department of Environmental Protection Miami

Pelican Harbor Seabird Station Rescues Rays Desperate for Oxygen in Biscayne Bay

Hundreds of rays gathered in the shallow shore waters behind Pelican Harbor Seabird Station on Wednesday looking for oxygen. Scientists and volunteers from Pelican Harbor, Frost Museum of Science, Miami-Dade Sea Grant, DERM, and FIU quickly coordinated to provide life-saving aid the the desperate rays and fish crowding into the cove.

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

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