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Everything you need to know about One Health


June 15, 2022

Last March, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) joined the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the World Health Organization (WHO), and the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) to constitute ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Events, Health & Nutrition, Invasive Species, Livestock, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS
Tags: Circular Health, Covid-19, FAO, Interdisciplinarity, One Health, Sustainability, Sustainable Development Goals, UNEP, Who, WOAH

World Ocean Day: Food and Resource Economics Research on Marine Economies Promotes Ocean Sustainability


June 8, 2022

First proposed by Canada at the Earth Summit in 1992, World Ocean Day began being coordinated by the Ocean Project in 2002 as an annual international effort on June 8 to bring awareness to issues regarding the protection and restoration of ocean ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Fishery Sustainability, Food & Economics Research, Food And Resource Economics, FRE Research Highlights, Marine Economics, Ocean Sustainability, Sustainability
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Undergraduate student helping farmers in Africa


May 27, 2022

Caitlyn Claverie is a UF Online student, majoring in Interdisciplinary Studies: Environmental Management in Agriculture and Natural Resources (EMANR). For the past two years, she has been in the south-central African nation of Zambia. As part ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Farm Management
Tags: Caitlyn Claverie, EMANR, Environmental Management In Agriculture And Natural Resources, Farming, Soil And Water Sciences, Sustainability

Do Plastic Warning Labels Reduce Consumers’ Willingness to Pay for Plastic Egg Packaging? New FRE research study finds out.


May 25, 2022

Reducing plastic waste is often proposed as an action item when it comes to sustainability. Since product packaging makes up almost the largest category of plastic waste (41%) in the United States, it makes sense that looking at alternative ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Food & Economics Research, Food And Resource Economics, Student Research, Sustainability
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June Class List


May 20, 2022

Join us at the UF/IFAS Extension Brevard County Office for some fun learning experiences this June! Below is our current class list for the month. 4-H Teen Teachers Training June 1  |  9:30 am to 3:30 pm Do you enjoy working with kids? ... READ MORE

Category: Events
Tags: 4-H, Agriculture, Archery, Brevard County, Child Safety, Coastal Restoration, Conservation, Environment, Family Safety, Finances, Florida Sea Grant, Gaming, Gardening, Natural Resources, Pest Control, Shooting Sports, STEM, Summer Camp, Sustainability, Youth

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