UF/IFAS researchers, with colleagues in the U.S. government and another land grant university, are proposing a new way to approach environmental sustainability. The team’s proposal comes from synthesizing 21 research articles that comprise ... READ MORE
The blog post Field Notes - To Meat or Not to Meat: Balancing Global Viewpoints in Battles over Food was published on February 18, 2020 by the Chicago Council on Global Affairs. Read the original story at https://www.thechicagocouncil.org/blog/global-food-thought.
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In April 2019, the Cambodian government confirmed the presence of African Swine Fever, which is extremely fatal to pigs and has spread into nine east Asian countries since 2018. The disease can devastate the holdings of pig farmers, but ... READ MORE
Although the future by definition remains unknown, new research techniques are helpful for predicting and understanding potential trends in livestock systems. To this end, a series of workshops are being planned for several countries, following ... READ MORE
Living in Florida has benefits and drawbacks just as anywhere but here we have the additional stress of watching the tropics for developing storms from June 1 to November 30. Our local emergency management officials work hard to inform Florida ... READ MORE
The Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) program is among the major programs implemented by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) to address water quality issues in the state. The establishment of the TMDL program is grounded ... READ MORE
“Within the past five years, nine of the 14 villages in Nunavik in northernmost Quebec have had to install cooling systems at community ice hockey arenas to keep the rinks cold during winter.“- The Arctic in the Anthropocene: Emerging ... READ MORE