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Welcome to the Green Education Fair

Visit our links below and learn about the environmental impacts and tips for a better Earth. 

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Pine Rockland Critters

Miami Pine Rocklands Coalition

Learn about the inhabitants of the Pine Rocklands, especially the Miami Tiger Beetle with an estimated population of 100.  Meet Maria Belen Valladares, Vice-President of the Miami Pine Rocklands Coalition and her quest to have "every kid in Miami needs to know that the Miami Tiger Beetle exists and save them."

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How we can keep plastics out of our oceans 

National Geographic

Plastic pollution poses one of the biggest known threats to the ocean, influencing all ecosystems from beautiful coral reefs to abyssal trenches, eventually accumulating in our own food.  Learn more about how to upend the current system of produce-use-discard, and transition to a system which promotes reuse and repurposing of plastics.  

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Carbon Footprint

A carbon footprint is the total amount of greenhouse gases (including carbon dioxide and methane) that are generated by our actions. The average carbon footprint for a person in the U.S. is 16 tons, one of the highest rates in the world.

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Climate Time Machine

NASA Climate Kids

How much Arctic sea ice has melted just since satellites started observing around 30 years ago? What parts of the world will be under water as sea level rises, inch by inch, foot by foot? Learn more. 

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Why is Carbon Important?

NASA Climate Kids

Carbon is in carbon dioxide, which is a greenhouse gas that works to trap heat close to Earth. It helps Earth hold energy it receives from the Sun so it doesn't all escape back into space. If it weren't for carbon dioxide, Earth's ocean would be frozen solid.  

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NASA, Climate Change

NASA Climate Kids

Big Questions: What does global climate change mean? What is the big deal with carbon? What is the greenhouse effect?  How do we know the climate is changing?

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Monarch Butterfly Swarm

PBS - YouTube

In the mountains of Mexico, a spy hummingbird ventures into the heart of a breathtaking monarch butterfly swarm. 

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Environmental Tips

Miami-Dade County

Environmental tips for your home includes saving water, saving energy, recycling, gardening, green cleaning. 

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Coral Reef Rap

CRF & Blake Rules

The corals are calling and we've answered! CRF and Blake Rules collaborated this summer to make the world's first coral reef rap and music video for Coralpalooza Digital 2021!
Watch it here!

Visit the Coral Reef Restoration Foundation 

 

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Creating your own backyard paradise:Rain Barrels

Miami-Dade County

Florida-Friendly Landscaping is all about conserving and preserving our water resources.  Using a rain barrel can save a minimum of 1000 gallons per year.  Learn more about rain barrels and their benefits!

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Miami-Dade County Solid Waste Management

Miami-Dade County

Everything you need to know about Solid Waste Management & Recycling.  Interesting information provided for you in the links!  Just click on the image for the links and learn about Recycling Right!

Want to have some fun with some recycling? 

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