As part of an effort to share Florida’s biggest water stories with broader audiences, University of Florida Water Institute, the UF Thompson Earth Systems Institute, Florida Sea Grant and the UF Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences have organized the first-ever Water Resources Journalism Intensive (WRJI), a crash course on how to cover a scientific conference for journalism students pursuing careers in science writing…
State of the Science for Harmful Algal Blooms in Florida: Karenia brevis and Microcystis spp.
At a time when red tide and other harmful algal blooms are increasingly in the news and on people’s minds, Florida Sea Grant is teaming with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science (NCCOS) to provide bloom information to audiences that need it most. State agencies, local governments, businesses, researchers…
This Saturday, Sept. 21, is the 34th annual International Coastal Cleanup, an effort by coastal communities to remove trash from their beaches and coastal areas. Created and run by The Ocean Conservancy, a national nonprofit, the program relies on local partners to orchestrate and run the cleanups. To date, more than 1 million volunteers…
In his new role, Martinelli will be steering the state’s collective response to stony coral tissue loss disease, which has plagued Florida’s 360-mile-long reef tract since 2014.
Florida Sea Grant is now seeking letters of intent for two-year coastal and ocean applied research grants that reflect priorities identified in the current Florida Sea Grant Strategic Plan.
Answers to the frequently asked questions about Florida’s lingering red tide.
UF/IFAS and Florida Sea Grant Release First-of-its-Kind Dune Restoration Manual for the Florida Panhandle
As recovery and restoration efforts ramp up post-Hurricane Michael, restoring the towering sand dunes that define beaches across Florida’s Panhandle has become a critical priority to local, state and federal agencies as well as coastal residents.
Monica Wilson, Florida Sea Grant’s Gulf oil spill research Extension specialist with the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, is a member of the team recently awarded the National Sea Grant College Program’s highest Extension honor.