Environment

What: TREEmendous Miami Annual Meeting and Volunteer Appreciation Lunch. When: Sunday, January 31st from 1 pm to 3 pm. Where: Virginia Key Beach Park in the Main Pavilion. Please plan to attend our Annual Meeting and Volunteer Appreciation Party!  All members of TREEmendous Miami, and all volunteers who have helped with one or more of our projects during 2015 are invited.

The state of Florida is the region most susceptible to the effects of global warming in this country, according to scientists. Sea-level rise alone threatens 30 percent of the state’s beaches over the next 85 years. But you would not know that by talking to officials at the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, the state agency on the front lines of studying and planning for these changes.

The growing need for vehicle emission control around the world was the subject of an address given at the COP21 Climate Change Conference in Paris by Donal Smith, the Founder and CEO of Bermuda Emissions Control, Ltd. (BECL), of Hamilton, Bermuda.

Divi Resorts together with One World Sustainable, a renewable energy company, has donated solar panels and equipment to I Too Can Learn, a school for children with learning disabilities on the island of St. Maarten. This donation was given as part of Divi Resorts’ company-wide Divi Cares program and will help the school substantially reduce its operational expenses.

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