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Theresa Pinto

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Theresa Pinto is an environmental biologist and law student who is writing local environmental politics, business and real estate for us.
By Theresa Pinto M.S., Contributing Reporter MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA - Since 2014, China's Sponge City initiative has been in place but the funding is set to end in 2020. It requires that eighty percent or more of all urban areas...
By Theresa Pinto M.S., Contributing Reporter MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA - The Paris-based think tank, The Shift Project, released a report last week stating that the internet has contributed nearly four percent of total global carbon emissions since 2013, mostly from...
By Theresa Pinto M.S., Contributing Reporter MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA - The Center for International Environmental Law (CIEL) published their ‘Plastic and Climate’ report in May of this year. The Center performed a lifecycle assessment of global plastics, from drilling for...
By Theresa Pinto M.S., Contributing Reporter MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA - Last month Miami Waterkeeper released their latest study, 'Restoring Biscayne Bay and the Economic Value of Rehydrating Coastal Wetlands', which valued the ecosystem services of a rehydrated Biscayne Bay at...
By Theresa Pinto M.S., Contributing Reporter MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA - After years of opposing the idea, the United Nations is proposing to build a floating city and in April, UN-Habitat along with Oceanix unveiled designs to build a city at...
By Theresa Pinto M.S., Contributing Reporter MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA - The provocatively titled report High Tide Tax was released Thursday by the Center for Climate Integrity and claims Florida will have to spend $74 billion in seawall construction in order...
By Theresa Pinto, M.S, Contributing Reporter MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA - According to a study published by the Journal of Geophysical Research Solid Earth in April, an earthquake that struck in 2009 near the Samoan islands may have exacerbated the extent...
By Theresa Pinto, Contributing Reporter MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA - The results of three recent studies show alarming trends for the health of the planet's oceans, and in particular South Florida's oceans. What emerges from these studies is that the oceans...
By Theresa Pinto, Contributing Reporter MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA - Carnival Corporation CEO Arnold Donald, in an unprecedented move on Monday, June 3rd, plead guilty to violations of probation for an environmental criminal conviction stemming back to 2016. Donald, along with...
By Theresa Pinto, Contributing Reporter MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA - Miami-Dade County, and the cities of Miami and Miami Beach came together on Thursday to announce the long-awaited Resilient305 Strategy. The Mayors of the three municipalities emphasized the multilateral teamwork that...
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