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UM receives STARS Silver rating, aims to maximize sustainability efforts

  The use of a bio-digester for food waste in the Hecht/Stanford dining hall, the construction of a LEED Platinum certified building in the Frost...

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.

Gifford Arboretum grows despite setbacks

A Category 4 hurricane wasn't the only obstacle to plague the John C. Gifford Arboretum over the past year.

Community pushes for university to buy back pine rocklands

In 2014, the University of Miami sold 88 acres of an endangered habitat for $22 million to Ram Realty Services (Ram), which plans to develop...

Florida schools face off in Recyclemania competition

The kick-off event for Recyclemania, a two-month recycling competition for colleges and universities in Florida, is on Thursday, Feb. 4 at the Rock from...

Protesters criticize treatment, sale of endangered pine rockland

https://youtu.be/SFyTmZjISSA Environmentalists and members of the local community continue to protest the University of Miami’s handling and sale of land containing an endangered pine rockland...

“Houston, We Got U” established by UM students to aid those...

"That really, really touched me because this was a young man just trying to help," Rodriguez said. "On top of the danger that there...

City of Coral Gables set to roll out official restriction on...

Coral Gables to begin enforcing ordinance restricting single-use plastic bags in May 2018.

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....

Back-to-back hurricanes ravage UM students’ home countries

For most University of Miami students who reside in the United States, the main concern in anticipation of Hurricane Irma was evacuate and safety...

Leaders in environmental justice to expose students to the field

Students will get a closer look into the field of environmental justice when a panel of four professionals speak at a symposium Wednesday. The...

Q&A: Matt Shpiner speaks about ongoing Hurricane Irma recovery process

More than three months after the University of Miami was hit by Hurricane Irma, leading to millions in damages and weeks-long closure, Director of Emergency Management Matthew Shpiner speaks about how the school is still recovering from its impacts.