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New mosquito-borne illness may be headed to United States, UF experts say

By: Tom Nordlie (352) 392-0400 Source(s): Walter Tabachnick wjt@ufl.edu, 772-778-7200 ext. 124 Roxanne Connelly crr@ufl.edu, 772-778-7200 ext. 172 Stephen Higgs sthiggs@utmb.edu, 409-747-2426 View Photo GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The next mosquito-borne illness in the United States… Read More

Relocating ‘nuisance bears’ may do more harm than good, UF study shows

Source(s): Kim Annis kimannis@ufl.edu, 352-846-0643 Mel Sunquist sunquist@ufl.edu, 352-846-0566 View Photo View Photo GAINESVILLE, Fla. — For decades, state wildlife officials have been trapping and relocating so-called “nuisance bears” that get too close to humans…. Read More

Cultured coral could help repair damaged reefs, UF scientists say

By: Tom Nordlie (352) 392-0400 Source(s): Craig Watson caw@ifas.ufl.edu, 813-671-5230 Lauri MacLaughlin lauri.maclaughlin@noaa.gov, 305-852-7717 ext. 27 Ryan Czaja rczaja@flaquarium.org, 813-273-4000 ext. 4237 Kathy Kilgore kjheym@ifas.ufl.edu, 813-671-5230 ext. 114 Christine Small Christine.Small@MyFWC.com, 850-410-0656 ext. 17285 View… Read More