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Study of major cruise lines finds links in online public sentiment, COVID-19 disruptions, and stock prices

Alena Poulin
August 10, 2023

Highlights  The last several years have been unpredictable for the cruise industry as its services became interrupted by the pandemic, and they were often the subject of negative media coverage due to COVID-19 breakouts, no sail orders, ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Food And Resource Economics, Food And Resource Economics Research
Ocean, horizon, and clouds over the Gulf of Mexico. UF/IFAS Photo by Tyler Jones

Launch of the ground-breaking book, Oceans and Human Health: Opportunities and Impacts, co-authored by University of Florida academics, explores the complex relationship between oceans and human health.

Alena Poulin
June 8, 2023

Highlights A second edition of the book Oceans and Human Health: Opportunities and Impacts has been released, addressing benefits, opportunities, risks, and impacts resulting from the relationship between oceans and humans, informed by ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS,
Tags: Economic Impact Analysis Program, Food And Resource Economics, Marine Economics, Ocean Health, Ocean Sustainability

Earth Day: UF FRE’s environmental economists use research to understand climate, environment and sustainability issues.

Alena Poulin
April 22, 2023

Albert Einstein once said, “Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.”  Daily, the environmental economists at the University of Florida Food and Resource Economics are looking to gain a deeper understanding ... READ MORE

Category: Natural Resources, Water
Tags: Blue Capital Lab, Earth Day, Food And Resource Economics

Restaurant Customers value sustainability in seafood and are willing to pay more for it, UF Researchers say.

Alena Poulin
July 19, 2022

Highlights Consumers prefer seafood entrees more transparent information at casual and fine dining restaurants. Country of origin was unimportant, showing customer choices at restaurants differ from those made at grocery stores. Consumers ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Health & Nutrition, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Research, Water
Tags: Featured, Food And Resource Economics, Food And Resource Economics Research, Seafood, Seafood Sustainability, Special Topics, Sustainability, UF/IFAS Research
World Ocean Day

World Ocean Day: Food and Resource Economics Research on Marine Economies Promotes Ocean Sustainability

Alena Poulin
June 8, 2022

First proposed by Canada at the Earth Summit in 1992, World Ocean Day began being coordinated by the Ocean Project in 2002 as an annual international effort on June 8 to bring awareness to issues regarding the protection and restoration of ocean ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Fishery Sustainability, Food & Economics Research, Food And Resource Economics, FRE Research Highlights, Marine Economics, Ocean Sustainability, Sustainability

FRE Alumnus Natalie Miaoulis-Maillis Joins the Explorer Club “ECO50”

Alena Poulin
May 23, 2022

The Explorer's Club recently honored Natalie Miaoulis-Maillis for her work in fishery economics and sustainability, naming her one of the "Explorers Club 50: Fifty People Changing the World that the World Needs to Know About."   Miaoulis-Maillis ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Natural Resources,
Tags: Alumni Spotlight, Awards And Recognition, Fishery Sustainability, Food And Resource Economics

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