Allergies are often associated with the spring, but they are just as prevalent in the fall. In fact, during this season, plants, molds and dust mites produce allergens known as seasonal allergic rhinitis or hay fever.
Category: Natural Resources
There are many advantages to buying local food. For example, local food is often fresher than food that has travelled long distances, and buying local food helps the local economy. Choosing local foods also protects natural resources such… Read More
Did you know that Floridians throw away about eight pounds of garbage per person every day? That’s double the national average. Unfortunately, our trash wastes energy and materials. Waste also releases pollutants into the environment. While trash can… Read More
With September bringing the beginning of fall, a variety of Florida wildlife can be seen this month, too. More…
As children return to school, parents may scramble to buy last-minute supplies, coordinate rides for their children, and manage grocery lists. While all of these tasks are important, parents should also consider ways their children can make this… Read More
If you hear a loud buzz coming from trees in the daytime, the noise is most likely caused by cicadas. These buzzing critters make their presence known by leaving their brown exoskeletons on tree trunks and shrubs. Cicadas can be found throughout North… Read More
Between paying for gas, inexperienced drivers, and traffic delays, driving everyday can feel more frustrating than convenient. Additionally, CO2 and other greenhouse gases emissions from vehicles as well as oil dependency contribute to the warming of the planet. Fortunately, there are… Read More
Colleges and universities across the nation are taking strides to become more sustainable, but they are not alone. Students can also participate to help their schools with sustainability efforts. By taking small steps, you can help your college… Read More
Learn all about the past, present and future of Florida panthers. More…
Florida has more than sunshine and amusement parks. It also has a range of natural resources and animals. Florida legislators have identified the following animals as state symbols to honor our natural environment.