Tag: Sea Grant

It’s sea turtle nesting season and you can help

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — People aren’t the only ones headed to Florida’s beaches right now. May 1 marks the official start of the sea turtle nesting season, and beachgoers can take steps to help turtles be successful, said Maia… Read More

Massive study shows climate change rapidly warming world’s lakes, UF/IFAS professor says

Click photo for larger image; photo cutline at bottom of page. GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Climate change is rapidly warming lakes around the world, threatening freshwater supplies and ecosystems, according to a new study spanning six continents. More than… Read More

UF/IFAS survey: We like seafood, but we don’t eat enough

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Nearly half of Floridians eat more seafood than they did five to 10 years ago, but 40 percent still do not eat the federally recommended dietary intake of seafood, a new UF/IFAS and Florida Sea… Read More

Gulf oil spill specialist more than getting her feet wet

link to video: https://youtu.be/6HAVS5ex8tU GAINESVILLE, Fla. — As Florida Sea Grant’s new Gulf oil spill research Extension specialist, Monica Wilson translates oil spill science to Gulf Coast residents and stakeholders. Her audiences include commercial, recreational and for-hire fishermen,… Read More

UF forms task force to address Apalachicola Bay oyster fishery collapse

Photo cutlines at bottom of page. Click here for high-resolution Karl Havens photo and here for high-res oyster bed photo. GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Responding to the oyster fishery collapse in Apalachicola Bay, experts with the University of Florida’s… Read More