Environment

Washington, D.C. –  Four exemplary coastal restoration projects win top honors from the American Shore & Beach Preservation Association (ASBPA) by implementing creative solutions to eroding shores, rising seas, and degrading environmental conditions. The winning projects located in Louisiana, Texas, Virginia and Delaware each demonstrate innovative approaches and partnerships to achieve superior ecological outcomes. All serve as flagships for other shoreline restoration efforts.

KINGSTON, Jamaica – The unprecedented levels of sargassum seaweed that washed up on Caribbean beaches in 2018 resulted in estimated clean-up costs of US$120 million, according to Jamaica’s Minister of Tourism and Co-Chair of the Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre (GTRCM), Hon. Edmund Bartlett.

MIAMI —Miami-Dade County Community Action and Human Services Department (CAHSD) is accepting applications for the Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP). The Weatherization Assistance Program strengthens the health and safety of homes while also increasing the energy efficiency for year round comfort at NO COST to the homeowner.  

MIAMI —Eddie Cochran may have once famously sung that "There ain't no cure for the summertime blues!", but there are plenty of ways to reduce the hassle caused by peak mosquito activity. One need not have to limit outdoor time just because of the threat of mosquito bites, and the seriousness of the diseases they can carry.         

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