PERSPECTIVES ON EARTH DAY 2020 FROM THE DORAL YARD’S SUSTAINABILITY PARTNERS

Perspectives on Earth Day 2020 from The Doral Yard's Sustainability Partners - The Doral Yard

In years past, we have celebrated Earth Day with a huge festival at The Wynwood Yard, complete with live music, informative panels, booths, community clean-ups, local beer tastings, and interactive, educational events. We aren't gathering on the lawn, jamming to music by Keith Johns.


THINGS TO DO ON EARTH DAY 2020

Ways to Celebrate Earth Day 2020

Back to Blog We know that this Earth Day is a little different from those we've had in the past. However, this year makes of celebrating Earth Day! To show our appreciation for Mother Earth, we compiled a list (with the help of our local partners) of some things to do to celebrate Earth Day 2020 with your Quarantine Crew.


Earth Day : interviews with local scientists and changemakers

Earth Day : interviews with local scientists and changemakers

Home > Earth Day : interviews with local scientists and changemakers On the occasion of Earth Day, the French Consulate in Miami e-met with local researchers, representative of NGO and changemakers. We wanted to highlight how our relation with our environment is deeply linked with the novel coronavirus pandemic.


6 Things to Know – Amazon Workers Protesting Pandemic Conditions, Increased Marine Life Sightings in Area

6 Things to Know - Amazon Workers Protesting Pandemic Conditions, Increased Marine Life Sightings in Area

It's Wednesday, April 22nd - and NBC 6 has the top stories you need to know for the day. No. 1 - A major step forward could be coming as the first at-home test for COVID-19 has been emergency approved and could be available within weeks.


Florida Wildlife Is Coming Out To Play While Humans Stay Indoors

Florida Wildlife Is Coming Out To Play While Humans Stay Indoors (VIDEOS)

This might just be the kind of comeback we needed. As the state follows Gov. Ron DeSantis' stay-at-home order, it seems like Florida's wildlife got a different memo. Florida marine creatures have taken the opportunity to reclaim what was once theirs, and they're thriving.


Fewer Boats Means a Safer Spring for Miami's Marine Creatures

Fewer Boats Means a Safer Spring for Miami's Marine Creatures

Over the past few weeks, amateur photographers have been capturing images and video of manatees, turtles, and sawfish in South Florida waterways and posting them on social media. Stay-at-home orders have meant fewer boats out on the water. And that's meant a safer spring vacation for Miami's aquatic creatures, many of which are coming back to shore.


Closed beaches, waterways due to coronavirus has South Florida’s oceans looking clear and beautiful

Closed beaches, waterways due to coronavirus has South Florida's oceans looking clear and beautiful

MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. - One seemingly positive impact of the majority of South Florida remaining inside during the coronavirus outbreak is being seen off of our shores. Without all the boats and people in the ocean, the water is as clear as it's been in a long, long time.


Coronavirus pandemic visibly causes pollution levels to drop in South Florida

Coronavirus pandemic visibly causes pollution levels to drop in South Florida

MIAMI (WSVN) - With the coronavirus pandemic causing some parts of the world to shut down to combat its spread, pollution levels, including in South Florida, have dropped as a result. 7Skyforce flew over the waters of Biscayne Bay on Friday, and aerial footage showed clearer waters, which allowed cameras to show the bottom of the bay.


EPA proposes big expansion of Port Everglades offshore dump; time running out for public comment

EPA proposes big expansion of Port Everglades offshore dump

By Dan Christensen, FloridaBulldog.org With Floridians focused on surviving the global COVID-19 pandemic, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is proposing to significantly expand an underwater dump site off the coast of Fort Lauderdale. The site would be used to dump material dredged during the upcoming $437-million Port Everglades harbor deepening project and unspecified "future proposed projects."


Lawsuit Launched Against Feds for Failing to Protect Nassau Grouper Habitat

Lawsuit Launched Against Trump Administration for Failing to Protect Nassau Grouper Habitat

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - Conservation groups launched a lawsuit against the Trump administration today for failing to protect Nassau grouper habitat, which faces threats from nearshore pollution and climate change impacts like sea-level rise and ocean acidification. "These big fish need our help keeping their homes livable," said Jaclyn Lopez, Florida director at the Center for Biological Diversity.


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