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How nature can protect us from natural disasters


June 4, 2021

Ecosystem Services Did you know that our beautiful Florida environment can protect us from natural disasters? These ecosystem services, or contributions that the environment provides for human well-being, are crucial during our times of ... READ MORE

Category: Natural Resources
Tags: Conservation, Corals, Disasters, Ecosystem Services, Environment, Erosion, Forests, Hurricanes, Nature, Pgm_EcoNR, Storm, Water, Wetlands

Managing forests facing more frequent and intense hurricanes


January 12, 2021

The 2020 Atlantic Hurricane season made history as the most active season since official records began in 1851, with a total of 30 named storms, 13 hurricanes and six major hurricanes. A new University of Florida-led study investigated the ... READ MORE

Category: Forests, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Ajay Sharma, Forest, Forest Health, Forestry, Hurricanes, ProForest, Research, School Of Forest Resources And Conservation
sea turtle

Sea turtle nests and hurricanes, here is what UF /IFAS experts want you to know


August 6, 2020

By: Lourdes Rodriguez and Tory Moore Hurricane season, June through November, overlaps with sea turtle nesting season, which starts in March and runs through October in Florida. When storms approach the coast, they can put nests in peril. ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Conservation, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Conservation, Hurricanes, Ken Gioeli, Maia McGuire, Nests, Sea Turtle Conservation, Sea Turtles, UF/IFAS Extension St. Lucie County

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