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Florida Sea Grant and partners issue Winter 2023 Overview of Stony Coral Tissue Loss Disease

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January 4, 2023

Since 2014, Florida's Coral Reef has been fighting an outbreak of a communicable, waterborne disease called stony coral tissue loss disease (SCTLD). Just released, the Stony Coral Tissue Loss Disease & Response on Florida's Coral ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Pests & Disease, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, Wildlife
Tags: Florida Coral Reef, Florida Department Of Environmental Protection, Florida Fish And Wildlife Research Institute, Florida Sea Grant, Shelly Krueger, Stony Coral Tissue Loss Disease, UF/IFAS Florida Sea Grant Agents
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Student Spotlight: Ernesto Viveiros de Castro on conservation in national parks

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December 13, 2022

Imagine spending a whole summer hiking epic American routes like the Appalachian Trail and the Pacific Crest Trail – and calling it research. That’s what PhD student Ernesto Viveiros de Castro did in the summer of 2022 as part of ... READ MORE

Category: Academics
Tags: Conservation, Ecotourism, Ernesto Viveiros-de-Castro, Interdisciplinary Ecology, School Of Natural Resources And Environment
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Invasive plants can threaten native species by changing seasonal animal behavior

June 15, 2022

Invasive plants don’t just outcompete native plants but can also change animal behavior in ways that disadvantage native plants as well. Invasive cogongrass is a problem in longleaf pine ecosystems. A new study found that when cogongrass ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Forests, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Wildlife
Tags: Cogongrass, Cotton Rat, Jesse Borden, Longleaf Pine, News, Wildlife Ecology And Conservation
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SNRE Nadeau Graduate Research Award recipients

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May 20, 2022

The UF/IFAS School of Natural Resources and Environment (SNRE) recently announced the recipients of the Nadeau Graduate Research Award. The Robin E. Nadeau Fund established an endowment to support and promote research and education in the SNRE. ... READ MORE

Category: Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: David Klinges, Ernesto Viveiros-de-Castro, Hernan Alvarez, Nadeau Graduate Research Award, Sarah Steele Cabrera, School Of Natural Resources And Environment

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