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Thoughts on Change: A Look at Old Miami from the Eyes of One of Its Newest Residents

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February 16, 2022

Change—whether evolutionary or man-made—is a vital process that is woven into the fabric of nature, one that has shaped the world to how we see it today. On a small scale, change has the potential to better one’s life, like a New Year's ... READ MORE

Tags: Biodiversity, Change, Climate, Conservation, Coral Gables, Evolution, Extension, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Historical Florida, History, Miami, Pine Rocklands, Pollinators, South Florida, UF, Uf/ifas Miami-dade County, University Of Miami

UF study: Bird evolves to keep up with invasive prey

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December 1, 2017

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The federally endangered bird, the snail kite, was faced with an interesting dilemma: The island apple snail was good to eat, but about two to five times bigger than the native snail that the bird usually consumed. What’s ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research, Wildlife
Tags: Department Of Wildlife Ecology And Conservation, Evolution, IFAS, Invasive Species, Island Apple Snail, News, Snail Kite

UF Study Suggests Spiders, Scorpions, Ticks, Mites Far Older Than Fossil Record Indicates

October 30, 2008

By: Tom Nordlie - (352) 273-3567 Sources: Marjorie Hoy - mahoy@ifas.ufl.edu, (352) 392-1901 x153 Ayyamperumal Jeyaprakash - margret@ufl.edu, (352) 392-1901 x170 Hans Klompen - klompen.l@osu.edu View Photo GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Halloween ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Ayyamperumal Jeyaprakash, Entomology And Nematology, Evolution, Hans Klompen, Marjorie Hoy

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