Environment

How can Miami become more resilient? The Resilient 305 strategy has dozens of suggestions

The Resilient 305 strategy is an effort to help Miami become more resilient, to address the climate crisis, and to make sure those plans include a diverse mix of people.

/ May 29, 2019


It all started with a rotting papaya: A look inside Miami’s Center for Subtropical Affairs

The Center for Subtropical Affairs is an urban garden that looks to educate the Miami community on urban agriculture, science, mycology, and much more.

/ May 21, 2019


This Miami organization wants to tackle climate change before things get “doomier and gloomier”

Caroline Lewis, executive director of the CLEO Institute, hopes the organization’s upcoming Miami symposium will encourage people to take urgent action on climate change.

/ April 23, 2019


It’s time to talk about Miami’s marine trash

Andrew Otazo picks up marine trash in Bear Cut Preserve. Dear Miami, We need to talk. I’ve been cleaning up your mess for a while, and it’s only getting worse. More specifically, I removed 7,500 pounds (almost four tons) of trash from Bear Cut Preserve over 16 months. I even carried 30 pounds of it […]

/ April 22, 2019


100 great ideas to combat climate change

📷 Radical Partners Last November, locals generated hundreds of ideas on how to build a more climate resilient and sustainable community during the 100 Great Ideas campaign. Now, it’s time to bring some of those top ideas to life. How can we bring about climate solutions? If South Florida is going to make it to […]

/ April 2, 2019


Video: Meg Daly, the visionary behind the Underline

Meg Daly thinks great cities are defined by great public spaces, so she’s building a park. But this isn’t your ordinary park. For starters, it spans 120 acres. Running from Dadeland to Brickell, The Underline will transform the land below Miami’s Metrorail into a 10-mile linear park, biking and jogging trail, and outdoor art gallery. […]

/ February 11, 2019


Video: Redesigning the Rickenbacker with Plan Z

Architect Bernard Zyscovich has (another) plan for Miami. But this time, instead of building upwards, he’s building outwards. Plan Z is the latest proposal in an effort to knock Miami off the list of most dangerous cities to walk or bike in the country. The comprehensive transportation plan aims to change the Rickenbacker’s notoriety for […]

/ February 1, 2019


If the signs of a warming world give you a sense of “game over,” read this.

This existential threat does not only fall on the hands of our elected leaders and policy makers. We must use the power of our vote, the power of our voice, and the power of our purse to drive change from the bottom up.

/ October 22, 2018


This is why you don’t have safe water to swim in.

And here’s what you can do about it.

/ September 24, 2018


8 things to know ahead of the David Beckham Miami stadium vote

The City of Miami commission is set to decide whether to send David Beckham’s plan for a new soccer stadium deal to voters.

/ July 16, 2018