CORAL GABLES, Fla. (October 21, 2016) — The plant-based menu—peanut soba noodles, cauliflower with goat cheese, and sweet potato casserole—at the World Food Day discussion last week was palate pleasing. And the topic—how we need to change our food habits and agriculture practices as the climate warms … [Read more...]
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Study advances understanding of massive ocean carbon reservoir and its impact to marine food web. MIAMI (October 18, 2016)—The oceans hold a vast reservoir—700 billion tons—of carbon, dissolved in seawater as organic matter, often surviving for thousands of years after being produced by ocean life … [Read more...]
UM and Virginia Tech researchers will collaborate and investigate the resiliency of coastal neighborhoods. CORAL GABLES, Fla. (October 5, 2016) – How resilient are Miami and Miami Beach? Could they survive the brunt of a major natural disaster? Could the built environment and infrastructure in th … [Read more...]
National Science Foundation Awards $1.4 Million Research Grant to UM and Virginia Tech Researchers for Future Smart, Sustainable and Connected Communities MIAMI (September 16, 2016)–Dr. Wangda Zuo, an assistant professor of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering with the University of … [Read more...]
Spotify hosts discussion about the environment, culture, and the economy with climate change scientist Brian Soden, eco artist Xavier Cortada, and urbanist Marta Viciedo. MIAMI (November 1, 2016)—Surrounded by melting ice sculpture houses—made by local artist Ivan Depeña—and a twinkling and ominou … [Read more...]