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Florida Everglades receives $1.1 billion for restoration

Aptly referred to as the “River of Grass,” the Everglades is the largest remaining subtropical wilderness in Florida and this investment to have it restored is the largest expenditure in Everglades history.

New “Sustainable U” partnership to launch next week

"Sustainable U: Rounding Up @ The Campus Bookstore" is a new philanthropic initiative being introduced at the campus bookstore on November 15th.

Plant Based Canes aims to educate and promote benefits of plant-based...

PBC, which has been on campus for several years now, aims to provide education and outreach to promote the benefits of a plant-based lifestyle and to provide a sense of community to those who currently follow the lifestyle.

UThrift models ‘reuse the runway’ at 2nd annual fashion show

“Shopping second hand is stylish, it's not just a way to save money and help the environment,” said Coon, the group’s president.

Three months later in Surfside: Some mourning, some moving on

But each time a new line of cars come to a red light on 88th Street, there is a tangible pause. The heads inside turn to the left, almost collectively. They look at the fenced-off, gaping hole in the ground for a moment, then gaze straight ahead. The light turns green, and the cars keep moving.

Some UM affiliates from New Jersey and New York avoid worst...

“As the videos began to come in from social media, I felt PTSD from Hurricane Sandy,” said Isaiah Moore, a freshman at UM. “When hurricane Sandy hit New Jersey, it was bad for my area and we lost power for almost two weeks with no food to last.”

Medical school Dean Henri Ford leads UM’s response to deadly Haiti...

“We know that wherever there is hope, then there is the certainty that we will emerge victorious, and that’s what always amazes me about the Haitian people,” said Miller School of Medicine Dean Henri Ford.

‘An element of the unknown’: Hurricane season at the U

The Office of Emergency Management recommends that all students download the University of Miami app, which provides access to the U.S. emergency guide and other action guidelines for disaster preparedness.

UM alumnus steers Surfside through condo collapse tragedy

The three-term mayor graduated with a degree in finance in 1983.

Climate change: An everlasting issue as 2020 election nears

“Especially in Miami where climate and climate change are playing such a role even in day-to-day life, I think it’s one of the biggest issues that could be on the ballot in the upcoming election,” Arcodia said.

UM students affected, devastated by Australian wildfires

The Australian bushfires have been utterly devastating. The scope of the cataclysmic natural disaster has been record-breaking in many ways; Australia is being ravaged by the worst wildfires seen in decades.

Local politicians discuss the future of Miami-Dade at climate town hall

“This is the critical issue of our time--it is truly an existential threat, and we need to address this boldly, and we need to act now,” affirmed Commissioner Cava.