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St. Pete receives grant to help update climate action plan

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St. Petersburg has received a $20,000 grant from the Urban Land Institute to help refine the city’s climate action plan to help handle coastal vulnerabilities and the threat of sea level rise. The grant comes from the ULI’s Urban Resilience Program, which enhances the long-term sustainability and livability of communities by helping them better withstand the detrimental impacts of climate change, including the ability to quickly and safely recover from severe weather-related events. The Urban Resilience Program is part of ULI’s Center for Sustainability,…

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Motorola foundation funds FAU women in science program

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Florida Atlantic University is one of several institutions to get money recently from Motorola’s charitable arm. Motorola Solutions Foundation gave a $10,000 grant to the Boca Raton school for its Women in Engineering/Computer Science program, according to a press release. The grant “will provide about 400 female students enrolled in engineering and computer science majors with mentorship, networking events and hands-on activities,” the release said. “The goal of this program is to maintain students’ interest in engineering and technology by…

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