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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.

Student residents settle in at off-campus hurricane shelter

Update, 2:05 p.m., Sept. 9, 2017: Students have begun settling into their temporary home at the university shelter in Southwest Dade. A Miami Hurricane reporter...

Coca-Cola grant to make recycling easier for university

In an effort to make recycling easier, 20 new bins – out of 3,250 nationwide – have been distributed within the UM community as part of the 2017 Coca-Cola/Keep America Beautiful Public Space Recycling Bin Grant.

Arboretum among most affected areas on campus weeks after Hurricane Irma

Hurricane Irma left campus greenery with broken limbs, leaning trunks and uprooted trees. However, not all the damage in the John C. Gifford Arboretum...

A field guide to the birds of UM

Consider this list a comprehensive field guide to identifying UM’s feathered friends.

University removes number of invasive Muscovy ducks

A staple of wildlife on the University of Miami Coral Gables campus, the Muscovy duck has waddled around UM for decades. Recently, however, the school...

Hurricane Matthew weakens, warnings downgraded

Update, 8:03 p.m., Oct. 6, 2016: The hurricane warning for Broward County has been downgraded to a tropical storm warning, according to the NHC's 8 p.m....

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.

Where to (safely) view today’s solar eclipse

In case you haven't heard, there's a solar eclipse happening today. An eclipse of this kind – with a path of totality from coast...

Green Athletics Conference encourages sustainability in sports

"We need to get students involved who are passionate about sustainability. It doesn't just matter in sports but in every aspect of our campus. Change all starts with us."

Local youth demand climate justice from government

“Someone once said every storm starts with one drop, and I think today is one of those drops.”

Going green: The Rat introduces eco-friendly alternatives

"Changes both big and small need to be made now. Our daily living practices need to be eco-friendly, and we can’t live sustainably if we keep business as usual, eating meat and drinking from single-use plastic at the Rat."