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UF/IFAS scientists address food security in the Caribbean

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February 6, 2024

At their core, land-grant institutions like the University of Florida focus on how science, research and global partnerships can address food-security challenges, develop innovative solutions and efficiently reach those in need. To promote ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Conservation, Crops, Farm Management, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, SFYL Hot Topic, Turf, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research, Water
Tags: Caribbean, Crop Yields, Fisheries, Food Security, Forestry, Global Food Security, Global Partnerships, Industry And Labour, Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, Jehangir Bhadha, Kelly Morgan, Lincoln Zotarelli, News, Nutrients, Rural Transformation, Saint Vincent And The Grenadines Ministry Of Agriculture, Sarah Strauss, Soil, Soil And Water Sciences, Soil Health, Soil Microbiology, Soil Water And Ecosystem Sciences, Taiwan International Cooperation And Development Fund, U.S. Agency For International Development/Eastern And Southern Caribbean Region, U.S. Department Of Agriculture Foreign Agricultural Service, UF IFAS Everglades Research And Education Center, UF-IFAS, Water, Wildlife Ecology And Conservation

Cheers to moms, including the wild ones

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May 10, 2023

No two moms’ parenting methods are alike, and the same can be said about motherhood in the animal kingdom. To share some fun facts about animal moms frequently spotted in Florida, we went to University of Florida experts. Burrowing owls ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, Wildlife
Tags: Alligators, Babies, Bats, Bluebirds, Burrowing Owls, Corey Callaghan, Croc Docs, Eastern Bluebird, Ecology, Florida Bats, Fort Lauderdale Research And Education Center, Frank Mazzotti, Kathryn Sieving, Katie Sieving, Ken Gioeli, Maia McGuire, Manatees, Mother's Day, News, Songbirds, Termites, Thomas Chouvenc, UF IFAS Extension, UF-IFAS, UF/IFAS Fort Lauderdale Research Education Center, Wildlife Babies, Wildlife Ecology And Conservation, Wildlife Young
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Timing of snowshoe hare winter color swap may leave them exposed in changing climate, study finds

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April 12, 2023

Each autumn, snowshoe hares change their coat color from brown to white, helping them match the coming winter snows and avoid predators. A new study shows that as the globe has warmed, altering the timing and amount of snow cover, snowshoe ... READ MORE

Category: Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Research, Wildlife
Tags: Climate Change, Madan Oli, News, Snowshoe Hares, Wildlife Ecology And Conservation

Invasive apple snails in your backyard, waterways? UF/IFAS study dives into their threat to Florida’s wetlands

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March 6, 2023

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

Category: Agriculture, Conservation, Invasive Species, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Apple Snail, Archbold Biological Station, Biological Invasion, Buck Island Ranch, Climate Change, Conservation, Ecosystem Services, Fort Lauderdale Research And Education Center, Giant Apple Snail, Invasive Species, Island Apple Snail, Jiangxiao Qiu, News, Research, School Of Forest Fisheries And Geomatics Sciences, Science Of The Total Environment, UF IFAS Fort Lauderdale Research And Education Center, UF-IFAS, Water Quality, Wetlands, Wildlife Ecology And Conservation

Nature Knowledge Webinar – Schedule and Recordings

November 1, 2022

Nature Knowledge is an online webinar sharing scientific knowledge on current issues affecting nature in Florida, supported by UF/IFAS Extension and hosted by Dr. Shelly Johnson, State Specialized Agent in Natural Resources. See below for ... READ MORE

Category: Events, Natural Resources, Professional Development, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Conservation, Natural Resources, Nature Knowledge, Wildlife, Wildlife Ecology And Conservation

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