Our Research

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Climate Change

Hot town, springtime in the city: Urbanization delays spring plant growth in warm regions

Cultural Heritage

Ancient bone protein reveals which turtles were on the menu in Florida, Caribbean

Education & Outreach

A kaleidoscope of monarchs: Marveling at one of nature’s greatest journeys

Evolution

Scientists sequence 1,100 plants, illuminating 1 billion years of evolution

Evolution

Butterflies and plants evolved in sync, but moth ‘ears’ predated bats

Our People

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Awards & Honors

Museum team’s data tool wins second place in Ebbe Nielsen Challenge

Hires & Promotions

Michelle LeFebvre appointed South Florida Archaeology and Ethnography’s assistant curator

Hires & Promotions

Megan Ennes spearheading new division of museum education

Museum Life

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Education & Outreach

Taíno origin story comes to life in animated video by TED-Ed, Museum archaeologist

Museum Life

Are shark teeth fossils true fossils?

Collections

Digital records of preserved plants and animals change how scientists explore the world

Collections

Florida Museum receives NSF grant to lead conservation paleobiology research network

Education & Outreach

Florida Museum introduces new science outreach programs for Gainesville children

Museum Life

Underground movement: The secret lives of geophytes

Featured Focus

Butterflies + Moths

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Life on Earth

New South American butterfly species named for Florida Museum’s Andy Warren

Life on Earth

25,000 moths from one Florida backyard show how insects change with the seasons

Life on Earth

Four new species of plume moths discovered in Bahamas

Education & Outreach

Meet the butterflies breaking into the brewing business

Awards & Honors

Akito Kawahara named UF Research Foundation professor

Life on Earth

New butterfly named for pioneering 17th-century entomologist Maria Sibylla Merian