By: Sydney Rushing Copenhangen, Denmark has long been my dream city to visit, live in, and experience. This will not come as a surprise to my closest friends; in fact, it may be met with an eye roll because I talk about the subject so frequently. But who could blame me? How could I not … More The Danish Example: Social, Economic and Environmental Sustainability
By: Sydney Rushing The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) defines environmental justice as “the fair treatment and meaningful involvement of all people regardless of race, color, national origin, or income, with respect to the development, implementation, and enforcement of environmental laws, regulations, and policies.” The Office of Environmental Justice was established in 1992 as a … More Environmental Justice and Landscape Architecture
By: Jules Zimmerman In January, I had the pleasure of studying abroad in Manchester, England. We got to travel around the great country itself and even had the opportunity to travel to Wales as well. In Manchester, Miami students got to work very closely with an organization called Justlife. We helped the homeless by volunteering … More Manchester’s Environmental Efforts: A J-Term Experience
By: Allison Forsythe In Cincinnati, Ohio, the historical district of Over the Rhine (OTR) has undergone rapid gentrification. Prices of apartments are skyrocketing, and new businesses are moving in. This has prompted OTR’s original inhabitants to leave this area, with new, wealthier people moving in. Is the gentrification and natural succession saving the place or … More Natural Succession in Urban Ecosystems: Is Gentrification Good for All, or Just Some?
By: Claire Rinck This week, GreenHawks Media presents its first Academic Series, a feature of written pieces from Miami students interested in sustainability. These students were all enrolled in Professor Scott Johnston’s IES 274 class, Introduction to the Environment and Sustainability, in the fall. See the bottom of each article to learn more about its … More Academic Series: Rethinking the Old in Atlanta