Biodiversity

Two Diamondback Terrapin turtles found in the Cedar Keys.

Best way to learn about island biology? Live on an island

Mud in your shoes and a squirming turtle in hand may not sound like a typical college class, but for students taking Island Biology, this was to be expected. Over the 10-day course, University of Florida and Santa Fe College undergraduates got a t...
CT scanned frog image

oVert

What is oVert? oVert, short for openVertebrate, is a new initiative to provide free, digital 3-D vertebrate anatomy models and data to researchers, educators, ...
collection of mollusk shells

Mollusk graveyards are time machines to oceans’ pristine past

A Florida Museum of Natural History study shows that mollusk fossils provide a reliable measure of human-driven changes in marine ecosystems and shifts in ocean biodiversity. Collecting data from the shells of dead mollusks is a low-impact way of ...