HAVANA, Cuba, – A coastal resilience project along Cuba’s south coast has benefited from US$23.9 million dollars that was recently approved by the Green Climate Fund (GCF).
WASHINGTON—Asunción Valdivia was only 53 years old when he died of heat stroke after working a 10-hour shift picking grapes in 105-degree temperatures. Today, members of Congress introduced the Asunción Valdivia Heat Illness and Fatality Prevention Act, legislation that aims to keep workers safe as temperatures rise due to climate change.
Miami-Dade County and neighbors throughout Florida will join others around the globe during International Dark Sky Week, from April 5 to April 12. County facilities will be turning off non-safety lighting by 8 p.m. each day, and all County residents, businesses and visitors are encouraged to participate in fun and educational activities on the web.
MIAMI—It’s no April Fool’s joke – Southeast Florida is currently under abnormally dry conditions according to the U.S. Drought Monitor Index. It’s more important than ever that this month – which is designated Water Conservation Month – we each make every drop count.
Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett, a member of the House Ways and Means Committee, released the following statement after announcing $3,000,000.00 from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) in fisheries assistance funding for Virgin Islands marine fishery participants who have been negatively affected by COVID–19:
MIAMI – On March 16, 2021, the Miami-Dade Board of County Commissioners approved a resolution sponsored by Commissioner Joe Martinez urging the United States Congress to enact S.46, H.R. 160, the Restoring Resilient Reefs Act of 2021, or similar legislation reauthorizing the Coral Reef Act of 2000 and establishing the United States Coral Reef Task Force.
Miami-Dade County Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces is all about connecting people with the natural environment any time of the year, focused on resiliency efforts for the conservation and preservation of our county’s most treasured and beautiful parks, beaches, greenway and blueway trails, nature preserves, clean air, and rich history that spans more than nine decades.