As we continue to monitor COVID-19 in Florida, I wanted to take a moment to update our UF/IFAS Extension community about our current status, best practices and next steps.
Please call your local UF/IFAS Extension office ... READ MORE
By Angie Adkin
Huge smiles, excited laughter and ‘ohhs and ahhs’ fill the air when people visit zoos, aquariums, nature parks, animal reservations, and national parks. A lot of people feel an intense connection with wildlife and the ... READ MORE
Both African and Asian elephants are in danger of becoming extinct. Latest surveys report that wild populations of African elephants are much lower than anticipated. With current rates of poaching, some estimates have elephants going extinct ... READ MORE
If others are to be believed, cows are major contributors to greenhouse gases. Thus, many advocate a reduction in livestock production to combat global warming. Climate change (aka global warming) is a real phenomenon. To date, May 2016 was ... READ MORE
By Dr. Chris J. Mortensen, Assistant Professor, Department of Animal Sciences
Never before in our history as a species have we faced the challenges that we face now. The United Nations now estimates a human population of over 10 billion people ... READ MORE