How nature can protect Miami

AGreenLiving

A 20-foot sea wall won’t save Miami — how living structures can help protect the coast and keep the paradise vibe. Read more here: How nature can protect Miami. Business Green 20-foot-sea a-wall-won and-keep coast help-protect how-living keep-the-paradise miami paradise protect-the-coast the-coast the-paradise

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‘Eco-wise’ Element comes to Miami

Green Traveler Guides

Stay green and be cool in Miami at the brand-new Element Miami International Airport. ‘Eco-wise’ Element comes to Miami is a post from: Green Traveler Guides. Certification Florida Hotels Miami News North America United States Element Element Miami International Airport Green Travel News ReutersThis is the 10th Element in the U.S. to be built green from the ground up as part of Starwood Hotels & Resorts hip "eco-wise" brand that mandates U.S.

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Mitch fiddles while Miami is inundated

Environmental Economics

Even mainstream economists, not just those silly environmental(ist) economists, are getting the idea. Rachel Cleetus: While many of you were probably enjoying the last days of the holiday season, this past weekend I and thousands of my fellow economists made our way to Boston for the annual American Economic Association (AEA) meeting. Boring, you say? Not so quick! Among the many yawn-inducing sessions were some engaging, thought-provoking, even radical discussions.

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Canon and the University of Miami Take a Deeper Dive into World Oceans Day

Green Living Guy

So let’s talk how Canon and the University of Miami are celebrated World Oceans Day (6/8). The post Canon and the University of Miami Take a Deeper Dive into World Oceans Day appeared first on Green Living Guy.

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Miami Beach Convention Center receives a stunning LEED Silver makeover

AGreenLiving

Global design firm Fentress Architects and Arquitectonia have given the 1950s-era Miami Beach Convention Center (MBCC) a sustainable and modern redesign — that has also recently received LEED Silver certification. More: Miami Beach Convention Center receives a stunning LEED Silver makeover.

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Discover Miami’s Best Outdoor Group Retreats

Green Prophet

Miami offers some great scenery for everyone. Whether it’s the calming beaches or the thriving party district, Miami offers a great excuse for you to pack your bags and go for a long drive. Do you want a Miami charter tour bus rental ? Remember Miami drives can become unbearably hot and can take hours, so, you might need some professional help at the end of the day. Miami can get pretty busy during the holidays and you don’t want to be stuck in a jam for long hours.

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Artist unveils sand-covered traffic jam on Miami beach to protest climate change

AGreenLiving

This time, the innovative artist has unveiled his largest art installation yet — a collection of more than 60 “vehicles” made of sand that are stuck in a traffic jam on Miami Beach. Unveiled at Lincoln Road for this year’s Miami Art Week, the enormous art installation consists of 66 sand-covered sculptures in the shapes of cars and trucks. Read the original post: Artist unveils sand-covered traffic jam on Miami beach to protest climate change.

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Museum of Plastic pops up at Art Basel Miami

AGreenLiving

The Museum of Plastic is popping up once again, this time at the EDITION Hotel during Art Basel Miami, from Friday, December 6 through Sunday, December 8. Inhabitat: What is Art Basel Miami? It will be installed at the EDITION Hotel , which is right on Miami Beach.

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Student inspires Miami-Dade County Public Schools to shift to electric buses

AGreenLiving

Holly Thorpe, a middle school student at Miami-Dade County Public Schools, has pushed the school district to shift from diesel-fueled buses to electric buses. View post: Student inspires Miami-Dade County Public Schools to shift to electric buses. The district arrived at the decision to convert after Thorpe made insightful points on electric vehicles through her science fair presentation.

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TripAdvisor’s 10 best green hotels in the U.S.

Green Traveler Guides

Boston/Cambridge California Fayetteville Florida Lake Tahoe Las Vegas Lecanto Massachusetts Miami Miles City Montana Napa Nevada Newberg North America North Carolina Oregon Park City Placer The Americas United States Utah 10 best green hotels U.S. The winners span the gamut from budget to ultra-luxury, but all have "Platinum" ranking and great traveler reviews TripAdvisor’s 10 best green hotels in the U.S. is a post from: Green Traveler Guides.

Starwood hotels launches new luxury eco-brand

Green Traveler Guides

Certification Florida Hotels Miami News North America United States 1 Hotels & Residences Green Travel News LEED Reuters StarwoodStarwood is launching a new luxury "lifestyle eco-brand" called 1 Hotels & Residences, with three openings scheduled in the next 24 months. The new brand is conceived as the first ground-up, luxury eco-design and living hotel concept Starwood hotels launches new luxury eco-brand is a post from: Green Traveler Guides.

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America’s top 10 sweatiest cities

Green Traveler Guides

California Charlotte Dallas District of Columbia Florida Houston Los Angeles Miami North America North Carolina Orlando Raleigh San Diego Tampa Texas The Americas United States 10 sweatiest cities in U.S. | Green Travel News | Making summer travel plans? No sweat, or should we say lots of it. A team of environmental scientists has ranked major American metropolitan areas on their “sweatiness.”

Eco Chick Takes on Art Basel: Solberg, Shallit and Shangri-La

Eco Chic

Art Basel descends on the city of Miami annually in December and all hell breaks loose. Having just moved to Miami in August, I was curious about the hype. This was Shallit’s first time showing at Art Basel Miami Beach, and he told Eco-Chick: “I was privileged to show my work…at the first art fair run solely by women in Art Basel history. For the tens of thousands who travel to Miami for the art event, many come for the nightlife.

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Meet the artists creating sustainable artwork for Nespresso’s flagship cafes

AGreenLiving

Nespresso is bringing together four artists from New York, Los Angeles, Miami and San Francisco to create sustainable works of art for its flagship cafes. Miami -based Morel Doucet will be fusing his identity as a Haitian immigrant with his passions for environmental justice with a piece titled, “Paradise.” Business Eco Green a-face-mask art black coffee doucet environmental joseph-alessio miami michigan nespresso post-format-gallery public art sustainable art

Scientists Identify for the First Time Live Immune Cells in a Coral and Sea Anemone

Environmental News Network

A new study led by scientists at the University of Miami (UM) Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science and the Ben Gurion University of the Negev has identified specialized immune cells in the cauliflower coral and starlet sea anemone that can help fight infection.

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Study Finds Genes Role in Immune Response of Florida Corals to Rapidly Spreading Disease

Environmental News Network

A new study led by scientists at the University of Miami (UM) Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science is the first to document what coral genes are doing in response to a disease that is rapidly killing corals throughout Florida and the Caribbean. .

The Green Buzz: Wednesday, December 4

Cool Green Science

CBS Miami ). Adaptation Animals Climate Change Climate Science & Research Conservation Issues Environmental News Environmental Science Global Warming Green Living Policy Science The Green Buzz The Nature Conservancy beached whales Bloomberg captive chimps cattle chimpanzees chimps and human rights Christian Science Monitor Everglades gassy cattle Huffington Post human rights methane miami MNN pilot whales rights of chimpanzees solar energy startup warning systems

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Wisdom is replacing plastic with zero-waste school supplies

AGreenLiving

Business Eco Green Recycle basel-miami country education fema florida local rewards silver site-specific wisdom“Waste is a design flaw.” ” That’s a quote from a start-up company in California that believes as guardians of the planet, it’s never too soon to take action nor too thoughtful to consider how our actions affect the environment our children will inherit.

2020 28

Sustainable Westchester and Blink Charging Announce Working Partnership to Promote Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure in New York

Green Living Guy

Miami Beach, FL – Sept 25, 2020 – Blink Charging Co.

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Predicting Adaptation to Climate Change using Regional Heterogeneity in Mortality Effects of Temperature

Environmental Economics

There is also substantial heterogeneity in these effects across the country (FYI the editors of The Conversation didn't want us to use fancy words like "heterogeneity," but I trust that readers of this blog will be OK with them): In hot places like Miami, cold days have a very large impact on mortality, while the impact of hot days is smaller.   I am glad to have gotten an invitation from John to guest-blog here. 

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Job posting

Environmental Economics

From the inbox: The Southeast Fisheries Science Center in Miami, FL is looking for a Supervisory Economist or Social Scientist. 

2011 133

If you have to be on alert during all time-outs, when do you pee?

Environmental Economics

Must be available for all Miami home football and/or basketball events (includes weekends and weeknights). I was browsing the Chronicle of Higher Education job openings today (to stay abreast of competition), and I came across this : Job Title: Timeout Coordinator. Job Summary: Serve as the Timeout Coordinator for football and/or basketball events.

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Growing your own food in America is now a criminal act?

Green Prophet

This allowed the upscale village of Miami Shores to take legal action against residents who to grow food in their yards on the grounds that vegetable patches are “ugly.” Given the high degree of deference that must be given to a democratically elected governmental body… Miami Shores’ ban on vegetable gardens outside of the backyard passes constitutional scrutiny,” wrote Judge Monica Gordo. I am disappointed by today’s ruling,” Ricketts said in a statement to the Miami Herald. “My

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Solar powered yacht – sails and moors for off-grid escape

Green Prophet

for the yacht maker Arku in Miami, with an option of it becoming an off-grid home. . Arkup is a Miami, US-based company founded in 2016, to pioneer next-generation floating homes.

Go Celtics!

Environmental Economics

Another missed opportunity: From the inbox: The National Marine Fisheries Service has two positions for marine resource economists with the Social Science Research Group at the Southeast Fisheries Science Center in Miami, FL. The Southeast Fisheries Science Center conducts basic and applied research to support management of living marine resources in federal waters off southeastern coastal waters of the U.S. from North Carolina through Texas, and in Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands.

Uproot front yard garden bans: 15 reasons to grow front yard vegetable gardens

Green (Living) Review

A south Florida couple, Hermine Ricketts and Tom Carroll, of Miami Shores, were made to uproot their front yard garden in 2013. Vegetables grow resources while flowers (what Oak Park and Miami Shores want in a front yard garden) waste them. Flowers in a front yard garden grow smiles, but a veggies in front yard garden sow seeds of doubt at least with Florida lawmakers.

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The political equivalent of putting your fingers in your ears and screaming "I can't hear you, LALALALALALALALA!"

Environmental Economics

Scott, a Republican, banned the use of those terms in state communications and publications shortly after he took office in 2011, according to a Miami Herald story Sunday by the Florida Center for Investigative Reporting. If Florida Gov. Rick Scott didn't want the terms "climate change" or "global warming" officially associated with his state, he won't be happy with the media attention his decision has sparked.

2015 157

You should only subsidize a bad on opposite day

Environmental Economics

Miami Beach is leading the way, increasing local fees to finance a $400 million plan that includes raising streets, installing pumps and elevating sea walls. Flood walls, pumps and road improvements are also subsidies for those who build/remain in risky areas:  Local governments, under pressure from annoyed citizens, are beginning to act. Elections are being won on promises to invest money to protect against flooding.

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Subsidies for marine mammals

Environmental Economics

Are those reasons good enough for Miami and Miami-Dade County to chip in while still paying for Marlins Park for the next 36 years? The Sports Economist is going to have a hissy fit: the Dolphins and owner Stephen Ross made it official today—they want to make $400 million worth of renovations to Sun Life Stadium, and they want state and local governments to pay for some, possibly most of it.

2013 138

Nature Protects People

Cool Green Science

Last week, I was in South Florida with partners from local government, the private sector and the international community to highlight the vital role that nature plays in protecting people in Miami-Dade County and coastal communities around the world. Miami-Dade is one of the most economically vulnerable locations on the planet. And as the Miami Herald reported in Miami-Dade turns to nature to combat sea level rise , we feel there is more to be done.

2016 40

How to handle invasive species?

Environmental Economics

A Miami man had to answer that. southeast Miami-Dade County when he and his passenger spotted the. I've written before about the solution to the invasive species --find/create value for the invader, then let human nature take over and the tragedy of the commons will eradicate the unwanted visitors. Or, you could just rely on completely insane people. What would you do if you came across the longest Burmese python ever. recorded in the state of Florida? Ummmm.s**t

2013 122

Melting Florida panther statue highlights climate change

AGreenLiving

But it’s for a good cause — The CLEO Institute is working with the VoLo Foundation and Miami ad agency Zubi to make an artistic statement about how climate change is decimating the panther population and other wildlife.

Key phase of Everglades restoration project starts in November

AGreenLiving

Highway 41 that join Tampa and Miami. The granting of this award is an exciting milestone in the completion of such a critical project for Everglades restoration,” said Margaret Everson, acting director of the National Park Service, according to CBS Miami.

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“Only Sustainable 2011”, the Capital of Sustainable Energy for the Americas

Green (Living) Review

Only Sustainable 2011 , one of the most prestigious events on American sustainable energy, will take place during November 7th – 9th in downtown Miami, FL. The international event will be held at the Wolfson Campus in Miami Dade College, calling out hundreds of participants from the United States, Latin America and Europe to discuss the latest sustainable energy trends in the region.

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The Green Buzz: Tuesday, June 4

Cool Green Science

Miami Herald ). Dogs saving penguins and rock stars saving badgers. Today was a good day. Found out why the Navy is trying to crack the secrets of the cicada song. Live Science ). WATCH: Two rock hall of famers and a nature film legend have a new song about badgers. Guardian ). Scientists find rare butterfly off Biscayne Bay, may be able to save it from extinction. Two dogs are protecting the endangered Little Penguin. If you don’t like this story you hate everything! Grist ).

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Yes, the federal government does close stuff down

Environmental Economics

Surrounded by three university labs, it’s one of a handful of oceanography hubs in the nation and the only government research center between New Jersey and Miami studying Atlantic fish populations. Unfortunately, in this case it is a research lab: For more than a century, federal scientists have worked on Pivers Island near the historic town of Beaufort and the beaches of Emerald Isle studying the ocean and the fish, turtles and dolphins of its seagrass estuaries and rocky reefs.

2014 139

The Feds go after sports subsidies

Environmental Economics

The Miami Arena, a onetime home to the Miami Heat, was open just 20 years before being demolished. First, the snark. One word: jack booted thugs.    Rep. Ryan would say, roughly : "I'm against these tax and spend policies."  "  “'I defy anyone to come here and tell us that this stadium has not generated significant economic development, and I guarantee you there is more to come,' she said." " hahahahahahahahahahahahahahahaha.

2015 125

As Seas Rise, Nature Can Protect Our Cities

Cool Green Science

In the United States , huge swaths of Miami and Manhattan lie just 6 feet above sea level, and New Orleans barely peeks above the sea. In Miami, my colleagues at The Nature Conservancy just announced a partnership with an engineering firm to develop new strategies for employing nature to help protect people from rising waters.

2016 40

"Seas Are Rising at Fastest Rate in Last 28 Centuries"

Environmental Economics

The increasingly routine tidal flooding is making life miserable in places like Miami Beach; Charleston, S.C.; FYI, 28 centuries is 2800 (28 x 100) years: The worsening of tidal flooding in American coastal communities is largely a consequence of greenhouse gases from human activity, and the problem will grow far worse in coming decades, scientists reported Monday.

2016 130

"Perils of Climate Change Could Swamp Coastal Real Estate"

Environmental Economics

percent in high-risk flood zones in Miami-Dade County, according to housing data. The big data consulting firms seem to be out ahead of the academic researchers: Real estate agents looking to sell coastal properties usually focus on one thing: how close the home is to the water’s edge. But buyers are increasingly asking instead how far back it is from the waterline. How many feet above sea level? Is it fortified against storm surges? Does it have emergency power and sump pumps?

2016 109

The Tesla of E-Scooters INOKIM seeks public offering on TASE

Green Prophet

We recently opened a flagship store New York city and plan to open additional stores in Miami, London, Paris, Barcelona and Berlin by the end of next year. . The “Tesla of E-Scooters” INOKIM aims to file for a public offering in Tel Aviv. We interview Kfir Ben Shooshan to learn more.

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How a green-roofed shopping center is redefining ‘reuse’

AGreenLiving

Related: BIG weaves green roofs into a mixed-use development on stilts in Miami The Dreispitz Nord project includes three mixed-use, high-rise towers surrounded by mid-rise buildings; these mid-rise buildings will add more affordable housing to the city. Now that eco-friendly building and reuse projects are on the rise, there have been some pretty amazing transformations.

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U.S. Task Force Finds Increasing Impacts Of Global Warming In Hawaii

Eco Friendly Daily

The task force will and has already stopped in other locations across the country, including Portland, Oregon; Miami, Florida; Chicago, Illinois; and Denver, Colorado. Global warming concerns run high in island communities, namely due to fears of increasing sea level rises from melting glaciers. However, changing weather patterns and the increasing temperatures in general will also impact island populations.