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Tag: Climate Change

Plastics and Earth’s Ocean: Part 2

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,… Read More

Provide for Wildlife- The Queen Butterfly

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

Arctic permafrost losses can accelerate climate change

Thawing Arctic permafrost has the potential to significantly accelerate climate change, a collaborative study between the University of Florida and Northern Arizona University shows. Fifteen years of data show that permafrost is degrading and, as a result, it… Read More

As climates change, prepare for more mosquitoes in winter, new study shows

In temperate climates, mosquitoes are generally inactive during the winter because temperatures are too cold As climate change makes winters shorter and warmer, scientists want to know how these shifts might affect mosquito activity A new study shows… Read More

Seeds of change, grant will help farmers face challenges of climate change

Farmers around the world face unique challenges in their effort to provide abundant, safe and flavorful food. One often overlooked issue for farmers is climate change. “The environment has a huge impact on plant health and reproduction,” said… Read More

University of Florida student selected as Farm Foundation Cultivator

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Lacey Lingelbach, a 2021 environmental science graduate from the University of Florida College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS), has been selected as one of six Farm Foundation® Cultivators for June 2021. Farm Foundation®, an… Read More

University of Florida student selected as Farm Foundation Cultivator

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Lacey Lingelbach, a 2021 environmental science graduate from the University of Florida College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS), has been selected as one of six Farm Foundation® Cultivators for June 2021. Farm Foundation®, an… Read More