MIAMI-DADE – The Miami-Dade Board of County Commissioners today approved a resolution in support of funding proactive measures, including tree replacement, to combat the spread of laurel wilt disease that is devastating the County’s avocado industry.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The  Bahamas will strengthen its natural disaster risk financing plan and build resilience of its public finances against the impacts of climate change with a  $100 million contingent loan from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB).

The Belize barrier reef will be removed from the UNESCO list of word heritage sites that are in danger. UNESCO has determined that it is no longer in danger due to the recent moratorium on oil exploration and other off-shore petroleum operations by the government of Belize. Read the Government of Belize's press release below:

Fort Lauderdale, FL – On Friday, June 8th, 2018,  the Housing Authority of the City of Fort Lauderdale (HACFL), members of the StepUP Apprenticeship Initiative, along with Atlantic | Pacific Communities (A|P Communities) will be planting fruit trees donated by The Fruit Tree Planting Foundation (FTPF) to the Northwest Gardens Pocket Park, located at the corner of NW 14th Avenue and NW 7th Court starting at 9:00 a.m.

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