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Educated Boaters Will Protect Coastal Environment

March 7, 1996

GAINESVILLE---Educating the boaters on Florida's crowded waterways will do more to preserve the fragile coastal ecosystem than regulating boaters, according to a study by a University of Florida researcher. The study found boaters care about ... READ MORE

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UF/IFAS Cycad Research Helps Save “Living Fossils”

February 16, 1996

HOMESTEAD---They were around for the real Jurassic Park, Stone Age plants called cycads that likely fed the herbivorous dinosaurs millions of years ago. Just like the venerable cockroach, these prehistoric plants that look like squat palm trees ... READ MORE

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UF/IFAS Researchers Wary Of Aquatic Soda Apple

February 2, 1996

GAINESVILLE---Florida's wetlands already have enough pressure from pollution and other byproducts of development. But now comes an exotic weed that could threaten the fragile biological diversity of many of these marshy refuges. University ... READ MORE

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