Stan Cox, a current Scientist-in-Residence at Cannonball and a Senior Scientist at the Land Institute, will lead a panel of experts in a public discussion on the anticipated dramatic changes in southeast Florida’s geography, ecology, economy, and culture as the Earth warms and the Atlantic rises. Cox will be joined by Harold Wanless (University of Miami), Celeste de Palma (Tropical Audubon Society), HENRY BRICENO (Florida International University), T. Willard Fair (Urban League of Greater Miami)
Coral Gables Museum 285 Aragon Avenue, Coral Gables, FL 33134
Dr. Evelyn Gaiser will speak about how scientific studies of the Everglades are helping guide restoration efforts in Florida and other coastal ecosystems around the world, and why freshwater restoration is so critical to sustaining ecosystems and human activities in South Florida as sea level rises.
The Greater Miami Chamber Sustainability, Energy & Environment Committee is hosting a forum on The Environment is the Economy: Investing in Water Resources for Sustainable Growth. During this session, Blake Guillory, Executive Director, South Florida Water Management District and Bill Johnson, Director, Miami-Dade Water & Sewer Department, will give an update on Everglades Restoration and Miami-Dade Water and Sewer Capital Improvement Plan. This will be followed by an industry expert panel.
The 2015 meeting will contribute to the ongoing international development of ASLO by bringing together a diverse group of participants at a site where many cultures have engaged throughout the centuries.
The FIU Professional Science Master of Environmental Policy and Management focuses on diverse areas of environmental policy and management. Designed for convenience, the degree program features classes twice-per-week, a 16-month completion schedule and the ability to work full-time while pursuing the degree.
The FIU Professional Science Master of Environmental Policy and Managementfocuses on diverse areas of environmental policy and management. Designed for convenience, the degree program features classes twice-per-week, a 16-month completion schedule and the ability to work full-time while pursuing the degree.
We are happy to have Eugene Shinn, formally of USGS and Shell Oil, visit FIU for a special seminar on Monday, April 27th at 4pm in WC130. His talk entitled "The truth about Atlantis and other adventures in geoscience" will include interesting stories taken from his autobiography Bootstrap Geologist: My Life in Science.
Workshop participants will explore the integration of tropical and subtropical fruits and edible plants into farming which sustains local food systems, as well as how to promote domestic and international trade
As part of the Ocean Life series, Patxi Pastor, Co-Chair of the FIU Science Educationand Engagement through Arts and Communication Initiative, will explain the key role that communication and the arts play in STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) Education.
Thalatta Estate, 17301 Old Cutler Road, Palmetto Bay
Filmaker Richard S. Kern explores the prairies, tree islands and swamps of Big Cypress and the Fakahatchee Strand. Here we will encounter some of North America's rarest flora and fauna and learn about exciting new initiatives designed to keep the Western Everglades wild.
Milander Center for Arts & Entertainment 4800 Palm Avenue, Hialeah, FL
CLIMA features new environmental works by SEAS Artist-in-Residence Xavier Cortada, as well as a broad range of earlier works by the artist–including paintings, drawings, videos, digital art and his polar installations. Click for specific events.