Researchers provide science benchmarks for the restoration and recovery of threatened corals. MIAMI (July 25, 2017)—A new study found that Caribbean staghorn corals (Acropora cervicornis) are benefiting from “coral gardening,” the process of restoring coral populations by planting labora … [Read more...]
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UM Rosenstiel School researchers study particles released into the atmosphere from the burning of fossil fuels to better predict future climate changes. MIAMI (July 17, 2017)—In a new study, scientists found that aerosol particles released into the atmosphere from the burning of fossil fuels are a … [Read more...]
New study showed relief from current dry spell in the Middle East unlikely within next 10,000 years. MIAMI (July 11, 2017)—The results, which include information during the last glacial and interglacial periods, showed that relief from the current dry spell across the interior of the Middle East i … [Read more...]
UM President Julio Frenk signed onto a declaration in support of upholding pledges under the Paris Climate Agreement. CORAL GABLES, Fla. (June 8, 2017)—The University of Miami has joined a growing list of U.S. cities, states, businesses and higher education institutions that are committed to i … [Read more...]
Experts weigh in on emerging health challenges associated with rising temperatures and other climatic conditions. CORAL GABLES, Fla. (May 30, 2017)—It will take more than a single scientific discipline to sound the alarm on the health consequences of climate change. It will require a team of r … [Read more...]