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
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
On Jan. 19, 2006, Dave’s Auto Repair became the first Sarasota County Green Business Partner. Join us in this blog series over the next several months as we highlight our partners by looking back over the past 15 years of this fantastic partnership!
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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
Whether it is increasing temperatures, stronger and more frequent storms, sea level rise, coastal flooding or growing levels of asthma, all communities across the globe are dealing with the effects of climate change. However, the solutions and ... READ MORE
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
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
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
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With the Spring semester coming to a conclusion here at UF (by the way, congratulations to all the students graduating this week!), I would like to reflect how Circular Health and Sustainability can and should be included in almost every class ... READ MORE
Wistride Lumas spent her early years in Haiti, witnessing the environmental impacts of natural disasters and knew she wanted to understand the science behind natural systems. Her curiosity led her to major in environmental science, with a strong ... READ MORE