Long Live the Longleaf Pine
Remaining longleaf pine ecosystems now exist solely in clustered pockets, scattered across their ancient empire, a shadow of their former selves.
Participate in Plastic-Free July! (video)
Learn more about easy habits you can change to reduce your plastic footprint!
The Rise and Fall of the Miami Blue Butterfly
Ongoing research efforts prove there’s still hope for this butterfly — still a spot for it in Florida’s myriad of changing landscapes.
VIDEO: Prescribed Fire in Florida — What is it & why is it important?
In the U.S., Florida is one of the states that performs the most prescribed burns.
University of Miami Researchers Worry About Uncertainty of Endangered Species Act
Meanwhile, Florida’s at-risk species face their challenges.
What You Can Do to Stop the Insect Apocalypse
Research highlights a startling reality: insects are disappearing worldwide at an alarming rate — both in number and diversity. Here’s what you can do to help.
New Actions Taken to Protect Green Sea Turtles, Oysters and Endangered Mussels
Green sea turtle habitat gains much-needed protection while scientists work two restore two important shellfish populations: oysters and freshwater mussels.
The March of Mangroves
Today, climate change and coastal development have altered the mangrove’s traditional geographic span, extending its range farther north and more inland.
Another Version of Distance Learning: How Remote Sensing Bolsters Florida’s Environmental Research
Researchers can now use optical machinery, like high-tech cameras, to glean information about Earth from afar.
Environmental Laws Through the Decades in the United States
Our environment wasn’t always protected in the United States – until modern-day environmental policies entered the scene.