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Miami Beach Replacing Palms with Shade Trees

City to plant shadier trees to preserve its environment, keep people cool, reduce urban warming and improve air quality.

The Guardian reports that Miami Beach has become a world leader in mitigating the effects of sea-level rise. Now the subtropical Florida city is cutting back on its famous swaying palm trees as it seeks shadier alternatives to preserve its environment and try to keep residents and visitors cool.  Click here to read more.


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