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
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
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
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
Research from two graduate students in the UF Land and Water Lab is earning recognition at the national and state level. Dr. Sam Smidt, assistant professor of watershed science in the UF/IFAS Soil and Water Sciences Department, leads the research ... READ MORE
Interdisciplinary research finds inland fisheries are a key component to enhancing the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Researchers, including doctoral candidate Gretchen Stokes (UF/IFAS School of Natural Resources and Environment), ... READ MORE
As we continue to monitor COVID-19 in Florida, I wanted to take a moment to update our UF/IFAS Extension community about our current status, best practices and next steps.
Please call your local UF/IFAS Extension office ... READ MORE