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One step to curbing climate change this holiday season is to make the most of your food waste, UF/IFAS experts toss in tips on why and how to compost

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November 20, 2023

Food waste is one of the drivers of climate change. People have begun their holiday grocery shopping, and as food enters the picture, why not keep food waste to a minimum. Make this holiday season the start of your composting practices and ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS
Tags: Climate Change, Compost, Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, Landfills, Lorna Bravo, Mica McMillan, News, Randall Penn, Recycling, U.S. Department Of Agriculture, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, UF IFAS Extension, UF IFAS Fort Lauderdale Research And Education Center, UF-IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension Broward County, University Of Florida, Vermicomposting

Shellfish may improve water quality in north Florida estuary

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February 17, 2021

A protected estuary in north Florida comprised of the Guana Lake and Guana River is showing signs of pollution. Home to incredibly rich marshes, mounds of mussels and live oyster reefs, scientists are hoping shellfish might be a way to ... READ MORE

Category: Natural Resources, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research, Water
Tags: Ashley Smyth, Florida Sea Grant, Guana Lake, Guana River, Guana Tolomoto Matanzas National Estuarine Research Reserve, National Estuarine Research Reserve System, Shellfish, Soil And Water Sciences, Soil And Water Sciences Department, St. John's County, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, UF/IFAS Tropical Research And Education Center, Water Quality

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