History 2.2 1940s: World War II On September 9 1994 the United States and Cuba agreed to normalize migration between the two countries the agreement codified the new U.S policy of placing Cuban refugees in safe havens outside the United States while obtaining a commitment from Cuba to discourage Cubans from sailing to America in addition the United States committed to admitting a minimum of 20,000 Cuban immigrants per year That number is in addition to the admission of immediate relatives of U.S citizens. The earliest evidence of Native American settlement in the Miami region came from about 12,000 years ago the first inhabitants settled on the banks of the Miami River with the main villages on the northern banks.
2.8 Other colleges and schools, WRGP Radiate FM is FIU's student-run radio station since 1984 it broadcasts on 95.3 MHz at the University Park Campus and on 96.9 MHz at the Biscayne Bay Campus the signal originates in Homestead on 88.1 MHz and a broadcast translator rebroadcasts WRGP's signal to the University Park Campus and later again translated to the Biscayne Bay Campus, Carlos Alvarado-Larroucau Red tide has been an issue on the southwest coast of Florida as well as other areas While there has been a great deal of conjecture over the cause of the toxic algae bloom there is no evidence that it is being caused by pollution or that there has been an increase in the duration or frequency of red tides Red tide is now killing off wildlife or Tropical fish and coral reefs putting all in danger. Some of the driest land in the Everglades is pineland (also called pine rockland) ecosystem located in the highest part of the Everglades with little to no hydroperiod Some floors however may have flooded solution holes or puddles for a few months at a time the most significant feature of the pineland is the single species of South Florida slash pine (Pinus elliottii) Pineland communities require fire to maintain them and the trees have several adaptations that simultaneously promote and resist fire the sandy floor of the pine forest is covered with dry pine needles that are highly flammable South Florida slash pines are insulated by their bark to protect them from heat Fire eliminates competing vegetation on the forest floor and opens pine cones to germinate seeds a period without significant fire can turn pineland into a hardwood hammock as larger trees overtake the slash pines the understory shrubs in pine rocklands are the fire-resistant saw palmetto (Serenoa repens) cabbage palm (Sabal palmetto) and West Indian lilac (Tetrazygia bicolor) the most diverse group of plants in the pine community are the herbs of which there are two dozen species These plants contain tubers and other mechanisms that allow them to sprout quickly after being charred. Annual 51.9 inches (132 cm) 77.5 inches (197 cm) 36.7 inches (93 cm), 7 Broadcasting In May 2011 the paper announced it had sold 14 acres (5.7 ha) of Biscayne Bayfront land surrounding its headquarters in the Arts & Entertainment District of Downtown Miami for $236 million to a Malaysian resort developer Genting Malaysia Berhad McClatchy announced that the Herald and El Nuevo Herald would be moving to another location by 2013 in May 2013 the paper moved to a new building in suburban Doral the old building was demolished in 2014. . ; Richmond Heights, The AU Health Psychology Student Club was established to help Psy.D students develop a better understanding of health psychology and how psychological behavioral and cultural factors contribute to physical health and illness, Public transit in Miami-Dade County is operated by Miami-Dade Transportation and Public Works and is the largest public transit in Florida Miami-Dade Transportation and Public Works operates a heavy rail metro system Metrorail an elevated people mover in Downtown Miami Metromover and the bus system Metrobus. Historical population Precipitation totals in inches. Migrants to the region who wanted to develop plantations first proposed draining the Everglades in 1848 but no work of this type was attempted until 1882 Canals were constructed throughout the first half of the 20th century and spurred the South Florida economy prompting land development in 1947 Congress formed the Central and Southern Florida Flood Control Project which built 1,400 miles (2,300 km) of canals levees and water control devices the Miami metropolitan area grew substantially at this time and Everglades water was diverted to cities Portions of the Everglades were transformed into farmland where the primary crop was sugarcane Approximately 50 percent of the original Everglades has been developed as agricultural or urban areas, 6.5.2 Central and Southern Florida Flood Control Project Miami Florida Business directory.
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