Back in 2007, New York City launched a remarkable project: The Science Barge. The 115-long, steel deck barge became a floating classroom, laboratory and tourist attraction, drawing students and visitors from near and far to learn firsthand from the ecological experiments and sustainability research happening on board.
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Miami might be getting its own version of the buoyant landmark. Ted Caplow (creator of NYC's barge and Miami resident) and his team want to build one in Miami, and their idea earned a finalist nod in the Knight Cities Challenge.
Miami's version would be dedicated to helping our city set the standard for sustainability.More »