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One Health Center graduate students tackle “wicked problems” in their final essay


December 14, 2021

At the end of a semester learning about Systems Thinking in One Health, the graduate students of the One Health Center applied their newly learned skills to analyze and suggest solutions to some of the “wicked problems” faced by humanity. ... READ MORE

Category: Curriculum, Professional Development
Tags: Amr, Artifical Intelligence, Big Data, Climate Change, Future Of Food, One Health, Vaccines

The world’s oldest surviving large-scale animal reliefs


November 4, 2021

Common goals The 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference, also known as COP26 (Conference of the Parties) is currently taking place in Glasgow, Scotland. Climate change is a pressing and well-known example of One Health. Climate change ... READ MORE

Category: Natural Resources
Tags: Camel Sculptures, Climate Action, Climate Change, COP26, Equids Sculptures, One Health, Saudi Arabia

Plastics and Earth’s Ocean: Part 2


July 29, 2021

That plastic bottle that you saw floating ashore will eventually enter our food chain. This is Part 2 of a blog series covering plastic pollution in Earth's oceans. Read Part 1 here. Impacts on climate change Oil, gas, and coal are the fossil-fuel ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, Natural Resources, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Climate Change, Marine Conservation, Marine Life, Microplastics, One Health, Plastic Food Chain, Plastic Pollution

Provide for Wildlife- The Queen Butterfly


June 30, 2021

Article by UF/IFAS Extension Broward County Urban Horticulture Agent Lorna Bravo Our urban Yards are the first line of defense to protect local wildlife. Recognizing the urban home landscape as part of a more extensive natural system will ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Clubs & Volunteers, Community Volunteers, Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Teaching, Wildlife
Tags: Broward, Butterfly, Climate Change, Florida-Friendly Landscapes, Native Milkweeds, Native Plants, Natural Areas, Nectar Plants, Provide For Wildlife, Queen Butterfly, South Florida, Urban Area, Urban Environments
Corn on a laboratory table

UF researchers develop corn that can weather warming planet


December 15, 2020

Climate change will affect many agricultural crops, and field corn is likely no exception. Field corn, the starchy cousin of sweet corn, is a globally important cereal grain used in livestock feed and other products. And it has an Achilles ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: CALS, Camila Ribeiro, Climate Change, College Of Agricultural And Life Sciences, Corn, Horticultural Sciences, Maize, Mark Settles, News
The sulfur hexafluoride tracer technique allows scientists to measure the amount of methane emitted from the animal’s mouth and nose

Scientists work to cut greenhouse gases, one cow burp at a time


September 29, 2020

Above: The sulfur hexafluoride tracer technique allows scientists to measure the amount of methane emitted from the animal’s mouth and nose. Photo credit: Nicolas DiLorenzo When you first learn that cows produce methane, a greenhouse gas, ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Livestock, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Animal Sciences, CALS, Climate Change, College Of Agricultural And Life Sciences, Methane, News, Nicolas DiLorenzo, North Florida Research And Education Center

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