Environment

MIAMI-DADE – Miami-Dade County’s Baynanza cleanup got a boost from Miami-Dade County Commission Chairwoman Audrey M. Edmonson on April 13.

MIAMI — In celebration of Earth Day, the Deering Estate will host its Conservation and Wildlife Expo on Saturday, April 20, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Activities and programs for the entire family include conservation speakers, partner booths with hands-on activities and walking tours of the Estate's unique natural areas. Reduced admission is $10 for adults and $7 for ages 4-14.

MIAMI — A single fungal disease has wiped out at least 90 species of amphibians and had devastating effects on hundreds more, making it the most costly disease to biodiversity on the planet.

The fruit of a ten year study in Belize, malacologists Dan and Judy Dourson, along with Ron Caldwell, have discovered 17 species of land snails in Belize. These newly-identified species were named in honor of Belizeans who have contributed significantly to conservation in Belize, or, who have deep ties to the country.

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