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
Marliz Arteaga, a doctoral candidate in the interdisciplinary ecology (IE) graduate program, is a recipient of the 2021 Alec Courtelis Award. The award is given through the UF International Center.
Recipients are international Ph.D. students ... READ MORE
An interdisciplinary effort to improve governance and infrastructure in the Amazon (GIA) included expertise from the University of Florida. Several graduate students, including from the UF/IFAS School of Natural Resources and Environment's Interdisciplinary ... READ MORE
Emily Taylor (B.S. 2016) studies urban streams. Specifically, she examines how urbanization is impacting ecosystem metabolism and nutrient cycling. Ecosystem metabolism describes the coupled processes of primary production and ecosystem respiration. ... READ MORE
Ashpreet Kaur, a graduate student in interdisciplinary ecology, grew up in India and could not escape the litter that seemed to be everywhere. zero-waste
“It was all around my house and my parents had to clean that,” Kaur said. “People ... READ MORE
Doctoral candidates Shane Feyers and Gretchen Stokes along with Vanessa Hull, assistant professor of wildlife ecology and conservation, have authored a book chapter. It appears in the new Handbook for Sustainable Tourism Practitioners: The Essential ... READ MORE
Everyone’s experience in the Peace Corps is different, said Amanda Brinton, an Interdisciplinary Ecology graduate student. For Amanda, her experience in the jungles of Ecuador meant finding her passion for solid waste management.
Amanda is ... READ MORE