Environment

Mark Hammond, Executive Director of the Solid Waste Authority of Palm Beach County, has been honored with the highest accolade awarded by the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA). In recognition of Mr. Hammond’s contributions to the field of municipal solid waste management, he received the Robert L. Lawrence Distinguished Service Award on Aug. 22 at SWANA’s WASTECON® in Nashville, TN.

Miami, FL. - Solar trees will soon be installed in City of Miami parks, after the City of Miami Commission approved a resolution put forth by Commissioner Manolo Reyes of District 4, to establish the Solar Tree and Renewable Energy Program. The program, in partnership with Florida Power and Light, will place solar power generating shelters within the parks of District 4 with the City’s option to review additional locations for inclusion in the program.

July 2018:- What is known as the Belize Barrier Reef System (BBRS) was added to the UNESCO list of world heritage sites in danger in 1996 by the World Heritage Committee because of what it considered to be undue stress or overdevelopment on Belize's cayes and because of oil and gas extraction activity off Belize's coast.

Members of Fragments of Hope, a Belizean non-profit conservation organization, recently returned from Jamaica as part of an exchange program with Oracabessa Bay Fish Sanctuary in Jamaica to improve coral out-planting.

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