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,

Stand Up! Rise Up! Film Series

One of the many programs and events organized by the Environment Coalition of Miami and the Beaches is also one of my favorites – Cinema Green Project. Their current film offering is six of the episodes from Stand Up, Rise Up! The series will be shown at various locations in Miami, starting January 25 and

#DontFeedtheLandfills on #NationalTrailsDay

What better day to share this beautiful video from Subaru and the National Park Service than National Trails Day? Subaru, recognized for having the first automotive assembly plant in America designated as zero landfill, …announced [last year] it will share its knowledge of zero landfill practices with the National Park Service to reduce landfill waste from

See Earth’s Temperature Spiral Toward 2°C

They say a picture is worth a thousand words. I think this compelling graphic from Ed Hawkins showing the advance of the earth’s temperature towards the tipping point is worth far more. The steady rise of Earth’s temperature as greenhouse gases accumulate in the atmosphere and trap more and more heat is sending the planet spiraling

5 Ways Florida Celebrates World Oceans Day

On June 8th each year, we celebrate the ocean, its importance in our lives, and how we can protect it. Florida is a peninsula, surrounded on 3 sides by the ocean, so Floridians understand how important it is. A healthy world ocean is critical to our survival. Every year, World Oceans Day provides a unique

Florida Brewery Creates Edible Six Pack Rings to Save Marine Life

This is just sheer awesomeness for marine animals, seabirds and, frankly, all wildlife (including the human kind)! Saltwater Brewery, a craft beer brewery located in Delray Beach Florida, in partnership with We Believers in New York, has invented six-pack rings made from barley and wheat, two by-products of the beer brewing process. The 3D-printed six-pack rings