By Alena Burns | firstname.lastname@example.org The Kookaburra uses hay straws to combat the ban, while Starbucks offers reusable cups. When a video of a turtle choking on a plastic straw went viral in June of 2018, people started to take action. Single-use plastic has been…
By Ciarra Blasini email@example.com Flagler College students and professors take part in the Global Climate Strike on Sept. 20, 2019. The strike is a call to action for the climate change crisis.
By Austin Sanchez | firstname.lastname@example.org A small South Florida community has developed a blueprint for sustainable living. Babcock Ranch president and residents detail what makes the first solar powered city in America unique.
Adam Morley is happy to talk about bioaccumulation – excited, even. If the build-up of toxic chemicals in organisms from plastic waste wasn’t an issue, he’d probably be even happier.
In the time of seafarers, when billowing sails glided across mythical seas, it was St. Augustine’s front door and its back.
An overgrown burial ground forty miles from civilization was not the most auspicious spot to meet a soon-to-be record-holder.
It’s hard to see the value in food when you walk past aisles and aisles of it. The overwhelming volume of boxed, canned and processed items strip food of its value. There is more than one reason that local farmer’s markets, community gardens, heirloom fruits and vegetables and seasonal foods have gained in popularity. Meeting your food in this way creates a connection. It adds value that is lost in the industrial, consumerist agricultural system.
A few miles northwest of Downtown St. Augustine is a pond shaped like a tear. If the Florida Department of Transportation gets their way, it will be sliced in half by a six-lane highway known as State Road 313.
St. Augustine is the fertile ground which cultivates the growth of many unique small businesses. One particular local business, ECO Ride Taxi, is one.
Flagler College and the city of St. Augustine are following in the sustainable footsteps of several other Florida schools and cities as the “Green Movement” takes hold in the Nation’s Oldest City.