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The Reclamation Project is a participatory eco-art project launched by Miami artist Xavier Cortada in 2006. It explores our ability to coexist with the natural world.

Millenium Ecosystem Assessment

Mangrove Forest in Florida

Map of Florida coastal Everglades showing sampling sites in Shark River Slough (SRS), Taylor Slough/C-111 canal basin (TS/Ph), and Florida Bay (FB)

Books @ MDC Libraries


The term "mangrove" refers to individual trees or shrubs that are angiosperms (flowering plants) and belong to more than eighty species within twelve genera and five families.  Mangrove swamps or forests are the tropical equivalent of temperate salt marshes. They grow in protected coastal embayments in tropical and subtropical areas around the world, and some scientists estimate that 60-75 percent of all tropical shores are populated by mangroves.  Mangrove trees play a vital role in preserving biodiversity and environmental cleanliness.

How to Evaluate Web Resources

The CRAAP Test


The timeliness of the information
Relevance/ Coverage The depth and importance of the information
Authority The source of the information
Accuracy The reliability of the information
Purpose/ Objectivity The Possible bias present in the information

Accronym was created by Meriam Library California State University Chico 

Learning Resources - Your Library Card


Your library card is your MDC Card, which is activated each semester when you register for classes. Your card is required for borrowing library materials.  If you have not yet obtained your MDC Card, visit your campus Student Life Office.

You can log into the LINCCWeb MyAccount feature to see what materials are currently checked out to you, renew your books online, and view any outstanding library obligations. Your LINCCWeb Borrower ID is your MDC student number, and your PIN (unless you change it) is the last 4 digits of your MDC student number. Your Borrower ID and PIN are also used for gaining access to the LINCCWeb Databases to find articles and other information.

Film and Video Resources @ MDC Learning Resources


Films On Demand is a state-of-the-art streaming video platform that makes it easier than ever to incorporate outstanding educational programs from Films Media Group into your content management systems, online lesson plans, distance learning courseware, or electronic card catalog system.

Borrower ID is your MDC student number, and your PIN is the last 4 digits of your MDC student number.

NBC Learn, the educational arm of NBC News, is dedicated to making these historic stories, images and primary source documents available on-demand to teachers, students, and parents. NBC Learn has already digitized more than 12,000 stories from the NBC News archives — one of the largest news archives in the world, dating back to the 1920s. In addition, collections are updated with current events every day, Monday through Friday, with stories from such celebrated programs as NBC Nightly News, the TODAY show, Meet the Press, Dateline NBC, as well as the networks of MSNBC, CNBC, and Telemundo.

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Jane Poynter: Life in Biosphere 2

Jared Diamond on why societies collapse

Al Gore: New thinking on the climate crisis

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Maria Casado
Miami Dade College

North Campus Campus

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Mangrove Restoration and Climate Change