For his research developing novel ways to grow and store native plants essential to beach restoration, Mike Kane has been recognized by the Society for In Vitro Biology.
A recent global assessment indicates there’s plenty of room for growth in the world’s fish farming industry, but closer to home, culturing marine fish for food still faces a steep climb. According to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, about 110 billion more pounds of seafood will be needed by 2030 to meet population…
During her fellowship, Kayleigh Michaelides will work in Tallahassee and assist in developing projects dealing with water quality, coastal community resilience and habitat restoration.
Presentations will include an overview of climate change science, approaches to sourcing plant propagules and impacts of climate change on sea oats, salt marshes and mangroves.
Matthew Nuttall, a doctoral student, plans to study the stock assessment of Gulf menhaden during his time as a NOAA National Marine Fisheries Population Dynamics fellow.
Caitlin Pomerance has earned the prestigious NOAA Coastal Management Fellowship, where she will help create a coral reef management strategy for southeast Florida.
Florida Sea Grant has recently been awarded $308,206 to help create a new science education program on oil spill research results for industry and coastal communities.
On May 22, 2014, NOAA released its predictions for the Atlantic hurricane season, which begins June 1. The prediction is for 8-13 named storms, 3-6 hurricanes, and 1-2 major hurricanes. This represents a near-normal to slightly below normal number of storms based on the average from 1981 to 2010. NOAA attributes the likely lower number…
Zachary Loeb, a senior at Viera High School in Melbourne, has won the 2014 Skoch Scholarship for placing first in the environmental science category at this year’s state science fair.
Editor’s note: February 12, 2015 — The introduction of lures to Caribbean fishermen is not meant to suggest that the use of bait in the U.S. commercial and offshore sport-fisheries is not sustainable and should be replaced by lures. To the contrary, lures are being tested as a sustainable complement to the use of bait to…