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
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
Dr. Elizabeth Webb is an ecologist studying climate change in the Arctic, a longtime science educator, and an alumna of the SNRE’s PhD program in Interdisciplinary Ecology. She completed her PhD in spring 2022 and is now a postdoctoral ... READ MORE
During the spring 2022 semester, UF/IFAS College of Agricultural and Life Sciences student Austin Burton completed a legislative internship with the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS) as a legislative affairs intern ... READ MORE
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
by Trista Brophy
Doctoral Candidate in Interdisciplinary Ecology
School of Natural Resources and Environment
The National Atmospheric and Ocean Administration (NOAA) and the Earth Science Women’s Network (ESWN) hosted the two-day ... READ MORE
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
Graduate student life is all about finding and nurturing a passion for science and discovery.
by Orlando Acevedo-Charry
During winter break in my first year as a Ph.D. student, my wife and I drove 3,800 km to visit my siblings, forcing ... READ MORE
Wistride Lumas spent her early years in Haiti, witnessing the environmental impacts of natural disasters and knew she wanted to understand the science behind natural systems. Her curiosity led her to major in environmental science, with a strong ... READ MORE
Marian Azeem-Angel earned her B.S. in Environmental Science with a minor in Soil and Water Science in 2021. This year, she will travel to Denmark thanks to a Fulbright Open Study/Research Award. Recipients design their own projects and typically ... READ MORE