Burmese python elimination program hits milestone

Last month, snake hunters for the Florida Wildlife and Conservation Commission hit a major milestone: the 1,000 captured Burmese python, a 15-foot, 3-inch male snake.     According to the United States Association of Reptile Keepers, the snake population exploded in South Florida because of Hurricane Andrew. When the storm hit back in 1992, it destroyed zoos, pet stores, exotic animal warehouses

2018-12-10T18:06:00+00:00 December 28th, 2018|Enviroment, Featured, News, Public Safety|

Tourists, locals need to watch pollution in Biscayne Bay

Winter in South Florida means one thing, tourists. But visitors trying to escape the cold and catch some sun may want to think twice before going for a swim, or at least check with Waterkeepers’ Swim Guide app. On Dec. 3, just in time for Art Basel, a contractor broke

2018-12-11T09:27:48+00:00 December 26th, 2018|Business, Enviroment, News, Politics, Public Safety|

Lake Okeechobee spraying remains controversial

The Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission, in collaboration with several counties surrounding Lake Okeechobee, has been spraying the lake with herbicide to help mitigate invasive growth. The spraying, however, has remained controversial. “I think what they’re doing to the lake is absolutely atrocious,” said Mike Krause, a fisherman who’s lived in Okeechobee for

2018-12-10T17:03:04+00:00 December 17th, 2018|Business, Enviroment, Featured, News, Politics|

Miami Beach businesses joining plastic free pledge

Miami Beach officials are pushing to get more businesses on board with the city’s plastic-free pledge which they say will protect the environment. According to a press release sent by city officials, nearly eight million metric tons of plastic end up in the ocean each year and which kills 100 million marine animals annually.

2019-01-14T11:24:16+00:00 December 13th, 2018|Arts & Culture, Business, Enviroment, Lifestyle, News|

Salmonela: cuidado con lo que comes

Pilar Rodríguez es una residente de North Miami, consumidora de carne, e indica que “vivimos en un momento donde es muy difícil confiar en las marcas. Debemos estar pendientes de donde estamos comprando nuestros productos. Algo vital en este momento es estar informados. La información es clave, hay que estar informados sobre lo que

2019-01-14T11:24:05+00:00 December 10th, 2018|Noticias, Salud|

The NightGarden at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden debuts in Miami

The Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden has transformed itself into an immersive and illuminating experience after the sun goes down with the debut of the NightGarden, which runs through Jan. 6. The garden features a 23-acre exhibit with light displays, motion-sensing technology, special effects and holograms, among other features. Erika Diaz,

2019-01-14T11:24:01+00:00 December 7th, 2018|Arts & Culture, Lifestyle|

VIH Miami-Dade: se reduce la tendencia pero crece el número de casos

El 1 de diciembre se celebró el día Mundial del Sida, para reconocer los esfuerzos que se hacen por la lucha contra esta enfermedad y el virus VIH. El lema de este año, según el Centro de Control y Prevención de Enfermedades (CDC), es “Aumentar el impacto mediante la transparencia, la responsabilidad y las

2019-01-14T11:23:56+00:00 December 4th, 2018|Noticias, Salud|