Is Your In-Sink Garbage Disposal a Green Choice?

Simply put, food waste is a big environmental problem. It’s the largest source of waste in our nation’s landfills, where it sits and produces methane, a powerful greenhouse gas that contributes to global warming.   There’s a simple solution to this food waste challenge, and it’s sitting right under many American sinks. But a new

World Turtle Day

In celebration of World Turtle Day, here is a video clip of the Florida Keys Loggerhead turtle released in Marathon a couple of months ago. The turtle, named Jean, was rescued off Duck Key in the Florida Keys in late December when she was found floating and unable to dive. The adolescent sea turtle was

Hug a Lake on Earth Day

The University of Miami invites you to celebrate Mother Earth on the Lakeside Patio April 21st from 10 am to 3 pm! SCHEDULE: – 10 am: Green Fair – ECO art exhibit – 12 pm: HUG THE LAKE – 12.30 pm: Roberta “Bosey” Fullbright Foote Environmental Prize Ceremony – 1 pm to 3 pm: Net

4earth: 4 days, 4 events, 4 earth with the Miami Seaquarium

For Earth Day 2017, the Miami Seaquarium has organized four days of ocean and environmental awareness. Each event will focus on different issues that impact our local ecosystems, presented in an entertaining and engaging program with hand-on activities. There is something for everyone with most of the events being family friendly and free! April 20, 6:00pm –

Celebrate Earth Day with a SCUBA Cleanup

Here is another great event for Earth Day! Join South Beach Dive and Surf Center and Debris Free Oceans this Earth Day for a reef cleanup scuba diving trip in the crystal blue waters of Key Largo! On April 22nd, we will be teaming up with our partner Rainbow Reef Dive Center and bringing divers

Baynanza 2017 – Biscayne Bay Cleanup Day – April 22

Do the Shore Thing! Join the 35th annual Baynanza on Earth Day, Saturday, April 22, from 9 a.m. to noon, to help clean up one of the jewels of Miami – our Biscayne Bay. Volunteer registration for the Biscayne Bay Cleanup Day is now open. For more Information: Baynanza Biscayne Bay Cleanup Day Click here for

It’s Earth Day 2017 Miami

April 1: Science Saturday: Dolphins of Biscayne Bay Science Saturday on the Miami Science Barge in Museum Park is not just for Earth Day, but when better to bring the whole family downtown for an eco-adventure?  “The Miami Science Barge hosts researchers from NOAA Fisheries in the Marine Mammal Program who will discuss the resident pod of

Health First: Reimagining the Conversation on Sustainability

Could a greater awareness of our own health become the catalyst for transforming the way we think about the wellbeing of our planet? That is the question Paulette Frank, Vice President of Environment, Health, Safety & Sustainability at Johnson & Johnson asks in this video from the Sustainable Brands 2016 Copenhagen summit Today, people are thinking

Trump Administration Silences the EPA

Apparently, the Trump administration has barred staff at the Environmental Protection Agency from awarding any new contracts or grants, or from issuing any press releases, blog updates, or posts to the EPA’s social media accounts. According to the Associated Press, “the Trump administration has also ordered a “temporary suspension” of all new business activities at the department,