Wildlife & Environment
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Florida Atlantic University’s Shirley Pomponi, Ph.D., an ocean explorer, aquanaut and marine biotechnologist... more
For a creature that – legs and all – might be no larger than a pencil eraser, spiders continue to surprise researchers... more
Spring has arrived and, while it is a great time for spring cleaning around the yard, it is important to keep an eye out for injured baby raptors. more
It’s maternity season for Florida bats, which means they might be roosting in or near your home at this time. more
Not all problems are created equal. Some are just larger and more complicated than others ... more
The manatee population in Florida was largely impacted last year. More than 1,000 of them died in 2021 ... more
Humans derive many benefits from ponds, streams, lakes and rivers ... more
For years, scientists questioned the ability of stormwater ponds to keep nutrients out of lakes and rivers. Turns out, they were right to be suspicious... more
April is Water Conservation Month. A typically dry month in Florida, April is also when consumer water-use is highest in the state. more
Scientists studying insecticide-resistance in German cockroaches, a major pest, have made a surprising discovery: The insecticide-resistant roaches... more
Termites are swarming in South Florida. That’s what University of Florida scientists have been observing since the last week ... more
Florida’s 76,000 ponds store plenty of carbon... more
Florida’s stone crab industry contributes $30 million to the state’s economy each year ... more
Fish make sound in many ways. Some, like the toadfish, have evolved organs or other structures in their bodies that produce sounds ... more
While residents need to be on the lookout for non-native snakes, it can be easy to misidentify them or confuse them with native species. more
On March 2, Audubon celebrated 122 years in conservation in Florida. more
The Miccosukee Tribe will host Removal of the Swamp Invaders fishing tournament on March 25 and 26. more
On March 1, Thomas Chouvenc will offer a free webinar... more
The Florida Youth Naturalist Program Instructor Field Guide, developed by UF/IFAS Extension, Florida 4-H and the Florida Master Naturalist Program, offers 24 hours... more
About three of every four Floridians live along the coast, and mangrove trees often dot waterfront properties. more
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