Researchers developing technology to expand marine fish farming, aquaponics to inland locations

Members of Kevan Main’s aquaponics team demonstrate cooking techniques for nutritious sea purslane they are harvesting from a prototype system which grows fish and vegetables in a saltwater environment. Researchers at Mote Marine Laboratory are testing a novel farming system that grows marine finfish and saltwater veggies — all at the same time. With Florida Sea…

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UF Law students learn about sustainable development through Spring Break field course

Elizabeth Turner, a third-year law student studying environmental and land use law at the University of Florida Levin College of Law, could have spent her Spring Break away from her classmates basking in the sun. Instead, she enrolled in a special field course for land-use law students to get some hands-on training for her future career.…

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Florida Sea Grant launches awareness campaign with Florida Trend reports

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…

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