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
The introduction of spectacled caimans into Florida, reported as early as the 1950s, has impacted the biodiversity of native wildlife in some of the most sensitive areas of the Florida Everglades.
A University of Florida study, ... READ MORE
Property owners, professional landscapers and arborists struggle to keep Florida's landscapes and tree canopies thriving amid hurricanes, pests, diseases, climate change and other impacts.
To help communities and industries plan, manage ... READ MORE
A new study by researchers at the University of Florida provides a first look at the ecological impacts of the invasive apple snails on some of Florida’s most vulnerable habitats and environments.
Nonnative apple snails came to Florida ... READ MORE
The University of Florida has partnered with several federal and state agencies on a large-scale python removal project to protect the Everglades.
The project combines Burmese python ecology with removal efforts to maximize opportunities ... READ MORE
University of Florida trabaja en conjunto con varias agencias federales y estatales en un proyecto de remoción a gran escala de pitones para proteger los Everglades.
El proyecto considera la ecología de la pitón ... READ MORE
Studying the parental behaviors of termites has provided a University of Florida scientist with a rare look into how a queen and king pair push the limits of parenthood.
The result is a look at how the queen and king work the hardest ... READ MORE
Termites are social insects.
They live together in colonies that can be populated by millions of individuals, with overlapping generations and a complex task division.
A new study by a team of University of Florida scientists gives ... READ MORE
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A team of UF/IFAS scientists has reached a milestone in the fight against a widespread disease that affects palms throughout the southeastern ... READ MORE
It is algae bloom season in Florida, and blooms and smells surfacing from ponds, lakes and coastal waterways may be a sign that something is happening.
A free virtual webinar on August 2 will teach attendees how to identify and confirm ... READ MORE