Patricia Escobar Torres, UF ’24
Environmental Science Major
TESI Environmental Communicator
Fall 2022 – present
Patricia Escobar Torres is an undergraduate transfer student studying environmental science and anthropology. Hailing from Puerto Rico, her goal is to become a good role model for other young Latinas entering science education. As for the future, Patricia is working toward being at the forefront of climate change research and advocacy, while still being able to dabble in her other interests — marine biology, sustainable agriculture, and environmental education.She hopes to find a way to marry her various interests and help educate others about the importance of interdisciplinarity. Her time at TESI will be spent gathering the tools she needs to be a good Earth dweller and learning how to share her love for our planet.
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Read articles by Patricia:
Florida’s Environment: Bills to Keep Tabs on During the 2023 Florida Legislative Session
Our student-led team has sifted through more than a thousand bills to find those that pertain to our state’s environment.
Breathing Life Into Florida’s Receding Shoreline
Through discarded restaurant oyster shells, fallen logs and tree trunks, and nursery-raised plants, living shorelines protect the coastline.
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,…