Meet the 2014 Guy Harvey Scholars

Seven graduate students at universities in Florida have received Guy Harvey Scholarship Awards, recognizing their outstanding achievement in marine science research. The following winners received $5,000 scholarships: Ed Camp, University of Florida Bianca Prohaska, Florida State University Diana Churchill, Florida International University Geoff Smith, University of Florida Kristina Deak, University of South Florida Joseph Curtis,…

Insurance Industry Leader Calls on Insurance Industry to Account for Risk from Climate Change

World-wide insurance industry leader Lloyd’s of London has issued a call for insurers to begin adding the impacts of climate change and sea-level rise into the risk calculations that insurers make when writing policies. In an article in the UK’s Guardian newspaper, Lloyd’s noted that annual average losses had quadrupled from the 80s to the…

St. Johns County third-graders visit manatees in the wild as part of an 18-lesson curriculum

“I’m totally putting this on Instagram,” one third-grader said as he took out his smartphone to take a picture of the large aquatic mammal swimming along Blue Spring in Orange City, Fla. “Wow! That one is so big!” screamed another student while tapping his teacher to get her attention. Students’ faces were in awe as…