Stories with 'environment' tag

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


Miami women to watch

Mrs. Fabel Dodge Sloane at Hialeah Park in 1959 (Courtesy of HistoryMiami) Back in the 1890s when Miami was considered swampland, Julia Tuttle saw its potential and convinced industrialist Henry Flagler to extend his railway from Palm Beach down to Miami. And that’s a major part of how Miami got its start. In fact, Miami […]

/ March 28, 2019


Sea Secrets 2019 with Craig McLean – Acting Chief Scientist, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

Join us as we travel the world with distinguished scientists and explorers at the edge of discovery. We invite you to learn about today’s global challenges from climate change to marine conservation during this series of evening programs designed for the non-scientific community. RSVP Required: RSVP: https://rebrand.ly/SeaSecretsMclean CRAIG MCLEAN  If You Like Your Weather Forecast, Thank… […]

/ December 17, 2018


2018 CREATIVE TIME SUMMIT

2018 CREATIVE TIME SUMMIT ON ARCHIPELAGOS AND OTHER IMAGINARIES: COLLECTIVE STRATEGIES TO INHABIT THE WORLD GET PASSES HERE The 11th Creative Time Summit, an annual convening for thinkers, dreamers, and doers working at the intersection of art and politics will be held in Miami for the first time this November 1-3, 2018. Titled On Archipelagos and […]

/ October 5, 2018


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


Remember When… The OG Hurricane hit Miami?

We took a look at a hurricane that had a huge impact on the Miami we know today, the Great Hurricane of 1926.

/ June 8, 2018


I picked up a literal ton of trash in our mangrove forests.

If I hadn’t, it would have eventually ended up in your food.

/ April 15, 2018


Why we’re marching for science on Saturday

Miami is the first casualty in this administration’s war on science.

/ April 19, 2017


How a single water-bottle refill station became a full-time career

How a private citizen accidentally became a full-time environmental activist after applying to The Miami Foundation’s Public Space Challenge.

/ March 23, 2017


It’s not going away. This flooding is our future.

Miami-Dade County should be treating this extreme event as an opportunity to be better prepared for the future.

/ October 17, 2016