Tell Me About: Microplastics
In the past few years, you might have heard the term microplastics in the news. Read to learn more about how microplastics can impact the health of oceans and humans.
Tell Me About: Brown Basilisk
What’s going on? Scientists and state agencies are asking Florida residents to keep an eye out for the brown basilisk, … Continued
Tell Me About: Goldline Snakehead
The goldline snakehead, an invasive air-breathing fish, has been documented for the first time in the Gulf Coast region.
Tell Me About: Urban Heat Island Effect in Florida
Have you ever driven through the rural roads of Florida with your windows down and noticed it becomes hotter as … Continued
Tell Me About: Gleaning Efforts in the U.S.
Have you ever wondered what happens to those crops that don’t look pretty enough to sell?
Tell Me About: Climate Oscillations
Florida’s climate is heavily influenced by climate oscillations, which are the naturally occurring changes and cycles of the atmosphere and ocean.
Tell Me About: Light Pollution
When someone mentions the word pollution, most people think of increasing carbon emissions or plastic in the natural environment. But … Continued
Tell Me About: Exhaustible Renewables
The great Floridan aquifer is an exhaustible renewable resource, meaning that with proper support, it can last us a long … Continued
Tell Me About: Monarch Butterfly Migration
Monarch butterflies are the only butterfly species to complete a two-way migration, and indeed their yearly journey from Canada to … Continued
Tell Me About: Fertilizer Use in Florida
Fertilizers have the potential to harm the health of our Florida springs and other bodies of water, but there are ways to use them responsibly.