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Sustainable Development Goals and One Health: SDG 7


November 17, 2022

After a short pause, we're back with another post in our special series about SDGs and One Health. This week, our resident researcher Costanza Manes will take a closer look at SDG 7: Affordable and Clean Energy. This is especially relevant ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Natural Resources
Tags: Clean Energy, Climate Change, COP27, Egypt, Interdisciplinarity, One Health, Solar, Sustainable Development Goals, Wind

COP27 Special Edition – SDGs and One Health: Climate Action


November 15, 2022

Sustainable development goal 13 is “take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts” or as it is shortened “climate action”1. Starting last Sunday (November 6) and until next Friday (November 18) delegates from different ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease
Tags: Climate Action, Climate Change, COP27, Interdisciplinarity, Olga Munoz, One Health, Sustainable Development Goals

2022 A Very Strange Rainy Season

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September 28, 2022

Or why average rainfall records do not fully relay the ups and downs of rainy season (nor dry season). As I sit writing this blog we are soaked in rain from a brush with Ian. This rainfall event and the past 10 days of rainy weather have ... READ MORE

Category: , Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Natural Resources, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Climate Change, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Homestead, South Florida, UF IFAS Extension
Sustainable Development Goals And One Health: SDG 2

Sustainable Development Goals And One Health: SDG 2


September 27, 2022

Sustainable development goal 2 aims to “end hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture” or as it is shortened, to achieve “zero hunger” by 2030. The progress to accomplish this ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Farm Management, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Circular Health, Climate Change, Olga Munoz, One Health At UF, Sustainable Development Goals, Transdisciplinarity, UF

Nearly half of global septic systems work inadequately; UF scientist urges safety in wake of climate change

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September 12, 2022

Nearly one-fourth of the world’s wastewater comes from residential septic systems, according to the United Nations. But only 48% of such systems adequately treat wastewater. The most common type of septic system includes the tank and a ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS
Tags: Climate Change, Gulf Coast Research And Education Center, Hurricane Season, Leach Field, Low-lying Areas, Mary Lusk, Pathogens, Public Health, Saturation, Septic System, Septic Tank, Soil Water And Ecosystem Sciences, Wastewater

Is Planetary Health a relative of Circular Health?


September 1, 2022

In 1994 Dr. Per Fugelli, a physician working at the Institute of Social Medicine of Oslo, published a paper titled “In Search of a Global Social Medicine”. Its abstract neatly summarizes his call to action for the medical profession: “Patient ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agriculture, Conservation, Farm Management, Forests, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Circular Health, Climate Change, Conservation, One Health At UF, One Health Center, Sustainable Development Goals
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UF/IFAS appoints internationally acclaimed scientist to lead new Invasion Science Research Institute

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August 30, 2022

The University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences has appointed internationally acclaimed entomologist and ecologist Matthew Thomas as director of the new Invasion Science Research Institute (ISRI). In this newly created ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS
Tags: Climate Change, Invasion Science, Invasion Science Research Initiative, Invasive Species, J. Scott Angle, Matthew Thomas, News, Robert Gilbert, UF IFAS News, UF News, UF/IFAS Research
17th Annual Sustainable Communities Workshop

Workshop to foster a sustainable community by “Advancing Climate Solutions”

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August 24, 2022

Registration is now open for Sarasota County's 17th Annual Sustainable Communities Workshop on Nov. 01. This day-long, first hybrid (in-person and online) event showcases strategies for healthy, resilient, thriving communities. About the workshop Under ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Natural Resources
Tags: Adaptation, Agriculture, Carbon Sequestration, Climate Change, Conference, Energy Efficiency, Equity, Event, Gardening, Hybrid, Mitigation, Networking, Pgm_Sustain, Renewable Energy, Resiliency, Speakers, Sustainable Communities Workshop, Youth
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Gulf of Mexico Climate and Resilience Community of Practice annual meeting coming to Florida

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August 19, 2022

Are you working on Climate Change related issues? Do you know the latest tools to assess how resilient your community is? Would like to learn how communities around the Gulf of Mexico are doing about climate change?Please join us at this year’s ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Disaster Preparation, Natural Resources, Water
Tags: Climate Change, Coastal Community, Pgm_Marine, Resiliency

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