Thursday, June 30, 2022

Tag: Environment

Sunny Isles protects turtles with balloon-release ban

Sunny Isles Beach took a stand for sea life recently by passing an ordinance banning balloon releases.  The ban...

Slow fashion movement promotes sustainability and individuality

Cesar Tijerino was a broke college student when he stopped shopping at H&M.  The 20-year-old Florida International University student...

Boca Raton Aquaponics farm gives back to those in need

Food insecurity is a challenge faced everywhere, especially in the aftermath of a global pandemic. Millions around the globe lack access to...

Saving animals one at a time on an urban island (includes...

A volunteer hauls in a large delivery box, its flaps barely open. Evelyn Hilliker, a wildlife rehabilitator, pulls out a baby Eastern Screech Owl...

Climate change and sea-level rise threaten Miami. Education is critical. (includes...

Climate change poses many threats to the South Florida ecosystem, but many people fail to realize the potential effects on their daily lives.  Attracted by...

As Miami Beach sustainability director departs, activists seek a more sensitive...

Back in 2015, the New Tropic profiled City of Miami Beach Sustainability Director Elizabeth Wheaton. “She’s changing the tide by seeking innovative ideas to ready...

The environment: 99 problems but the pandemic isn’t one

Every media platform seems to include information about the COVID-19 pandemic. With the constant talk of case statistics and regulations by political and public...

North Miami launches EcoBin recycling program

North Miami is working toward a green future with new high-tech recycling bins decked out with solar panels, LED lighting and space for advertising. The...

Sweaters and swimsuits: Beach cleanup at Biscayne campus

The student government at Florida International Unversity’s Biscayne Bay campus held a beach cleanup Saturday, attracting around 30 people to pick up trash, remove...