The term ‘sustainable agriculture’ involves boosting food production while conserving habitats and natural resources and reducing reliance on pesticides and fertilizers.
While experts agree there is still much to learn to support ... READ MORE
During Shelby Beck’s last semester as a UF/IFAS College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS) student, she completed an environmental policy internship. Through Florida Sea Grant and Loop Legislative Internship funding, Beck interned ... READ MORE
Watching giant anteaters eat, sleep, play and give piggyback rides to their pups was part of this summer’s fieldwork for Ana Yoko Ykeuti Meiga, a PhD student in SNRE’s Interdisciplinary Ecology program. Ana accompanied a team of researchers ... READ MORE
The School of Natural Resources and Environment (SNRE) is pleased to announce this year’s recipients of the Nadeau Graduate Research Award, which supports graduate students pursuing their master’s or doctoral degrees in Interdisciplinary ... READ MORE
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
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
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
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
The UF Thompson Earth Systems Institute has selected two environmental science students as TESI Fellows with its Environmental Leaders pilot program. Connor Milton and Coleen Sailsman are among the first 12 students to participate. Both are ... READ MORE