By: Tom Nordlie, UF/IFAS News Writer To call attention to pressing coastal and ocean issues in Florida and the surrounding region, Florida Sea Grant has launched an awareness campaign that includes four special reports to be published in Florida Trend magazine, a monthly publication featuring statewide coverage of business and industry. The year-long campaign, known…
The first lecture titled, “Marine and Coastal Ecosystems: Air Quality Research Opportunities and Collaborations,” will take place Thursday, March 19, at 2:00 p.m.
Any individual involved with working waterfronts and waterways is invited to submit an abstract by April 15. The symposium will take place November 16-19 in Tampa.
The free program will take place Thursday, February 19, at 3:30 p.m. in Room 209 of the Biology building at the University of Central Florida. The public is invited to attend.
Cruising down the channels and canals of Florida’s expansive Indian River Lagoon, many coastal boaters and fishermen appear unaware their onboard habits may be threatening what lies beneath — the oyster reefs, seagrass beds and sensitive shorelines that provide homes, nurseries and meals for the waterway’s fish and wildlife. That kind of knowledge now fits right in the palm…
Researchers at the University of Florida and Old Dominion University have joined together to testing transplant techniques to restore the shallow-water sponge community before it is too late.
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.