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June 26, 2016

Environment

Tropical Storm Colin threatens Florida, southeastern U.S.

A tropical depression threatened Florida and parts of the southeastern United States with severe thunderstorms after being upgraded to Tropical Storm Colin by the U.S. National Hurricane Center. Read more »
Published on 6/6/2016

Should Florida ‘frack' its limestone for oil and gas?

UF geophysicists Ray Russo and Elizabeth Screaton provide context for the debate over whether fracking should come to Florida, a state with a unique geology and hydrology. Read more »
Published on 5/10/2016

UF, Disney team up to protect butterflies, sea turtles

When your life's work is protecting endangered species, progress is often marked in incremental victories. But the efforts of University of Florida researchers are taking a major leap forward through a Disney Conservation Fund initiative that aims to save threatened species from extinction. Read more »
Published on 4/22/2016

Duke Energy Launches New Solar Facility at Walt Disney World Resort

Disney-inspired design shines a light on renewable energy efforts Read more »
Published on 4/13/2016

Saving hotspots of environmental diversity from destruction

The North American Coastal Plain, stretching from the Florida Keys north to Massachusetts, was recently declared a global diversity hotspot — one of the richest and most threatened reservoirs of plant and animal life on Earth.? Mike Maunder, associate dean of research engagement in the College of Arts, Sciences & Education, offers perspective on the designation. Read more »
Published on 3/22/2016

Shark attacks hit all-time high in 2015

It's the kind of record no one wants to break: the most shark attacks in a single year. But 2015 did just that, with 98 unprovoked attacks worldwide, beating the previous record of 88 set in 2000, according to the International Shark Attack File housed at the University of Florida. Read more »
Published on 2/8/2016

Flush with evidence: A study of pollution in the Indian River Lagoon

As toxic algal blooms have spread in the Indian River Lagoon in recent years, all eyes have turned to the usual suspects: Read more »
Published on 1/27/2016

Dueling over the sun

Florida voters could face competing solar power amendments in November 2016. Read more »
Published on 10/28/2015

Rooftop solar systems vs. solar farm dynamics

This article looks at the differences and benefits of homeowners installing solar panels on their roof, or utilities building solar farms. Read more »
Published on 10/28/2015

Canines detect deadly disease in historic avocado trees

FIU's International Forensic Research Institute is using canines to combat laurel wilt. Specially trained canines can detect the disease before symptoms are visible. Read more »
Published on 10/6/2015

Mosaic Fertilizer, LLC Reaches Regulatory Settlement In Florida And Louisiana

Mosaic has reached settlements with federal and state environmental agencies to resolve claims about how the company has managed certain onsite waste materials at its fertilizer manufacturing facilities in Florida and Louisiana. Read more »
Published on 10/2/2015

Week 3: Traversing Florida's Nature Coast

During Week 3, the Florida Wildlife Corridor Expedition team arrived at Florida's Nature Coast. Read more »
Published on 1/30/2015

Week 1: Through the Green Swamp

After leaving the Everglades Headwaters, the Florida Wildlife Corridor Expedition team spent the rest of the first week immersed in the Green Swamp Wilderness Preserve in Central Florida, a little known part of the state hiding within plain sight of Tampa's and Orlando's sprawling metropolitan areas. Read more »
Published on 1/16/2015

Making oyster beds

Brevard County residents are being recruited to help restore the Indian River Lagoon. Read more »
Published on 6/27/2014

Hydrogen Hopes

Bing Energy — founded on the work of FSU researchers — offers a tantalizing glimpse into a hydrogen-powered future. Read more »
Published on 5/27/2014

A new kind of hybrid

Bing Energy — founded on the work of FSU researchers — offers a tantalizing glimpse into a hydrogen-powered future. Read more »
Published on 5/27/2014

Fuel Cell Science

Bing Energy — founded on the work of FSU researchers — offers a tantalizing glimpse into a hydrogen-powered future. Read more »
Published on 5/27/2014

Buckypaper

Bing Energy — founded on the work of FSU researchers — offers a tantalizing glimpse into a hydrogen-powered future. Read more »
Published on 5/27/2014

Funding Bing Energy

Bing Energy — founded on the work of FSU researchers — offers a tantalizing glimpse into a hydrogen-powered future. Read more »
Published on 5/27/2014

Dark Lightning - Joseph Dwyer

Professor of physics and space sciences, Florida Institute of Technology Read more »
Published on 5/27/2014

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