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Life on Earth

New native Hawaiian land snail species discovered, first in 60 years

Evolution

Giant, fruit-gulping pigeon eaten into extinction on Pacific islands

Life on Earth

Disney awards funding to UF butterfly, sea turtle conservation projects

Life on Earth

Attuned to loons: Birders track an obscure Florida flyway

Evolution

Plant study challenges tropics’ reputation as site of modern evolutionary innovation

Our People

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Our People

Remembering Naziha Mestaoui, renowned artist, museum collaborator

Awards & Honors

Austin, Bullen 2020 student research award winners named

Awards & Honors

Oldest mahogany fossil named for paleobotanist Steven Manchester

Museum Life

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Get to know Florida’s fossil pearls

Education & Outreach

Celebrating pollinators

Fieldwork

Florida’s rare blue bee rediscovered at Lake Wales Ridge

Education & Outreach

Akito Kawahara talks insect declines – and what you can do – with Adam Conover

Community Science

Help advance museum science in minutes with Notes from Nature

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Five Facts: Cat’s-claw vine in Florida

Featured Focus

Florida Program for Shark Research

Life on Earth

Shark attacks drop during coronavirus lockdown

Education & Outreach

Welcome to shark class

Life on Earth

Shark attacks remained low in 2019 – but bites from the elusive cookiecutter were up

Evolution

Florida Museum scientists zoom in on DNA to save thorny skates

Life on Earth

Florida scientists tag deep-sea shark from submersible

Life on Earth

DNA from tooth in Florida man’s foot solves 25-year-old shark bite mystery