August 20: Zero Energy Schools Are Here to Stay

Date: Thursday, August 20, 2020 | Time: 3-4 p.m. EST Schools are leading the race to zero energy construction with over 200 verified and emerging educational projects across the country aiming to consume only as much energy as they produce from renewable resources. Recent advancements in building codes and zero energy policies confirm that zero

August 18: Green Cleaning in the Time of COVID

Date: Tuesday, August 18 | Time: 3-4 p.m. EST Schools are investing significant resources in cleaning products and new technologies to reduce the spread of COVID-19, but few are considering how these materials will impact human health and the environment. During this webinar, co-hosted with Healthy Schools Campaign, school district staff will share evidence of

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

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