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Satellites Help Researchers Find New Habitats For Endangered Wildlife

Published: Dec 17th, 1996

GAINESVILLE —With species extinction on the rise and biological diversity on the decline, researchers are using satellite imagery in a search for possible new habitats for endangered wildlife.

UF Scientists: New Termite Found In Florida May Be Highly Destructive

Published: Nov 14th, 1996

GAINESVILLE—A new subterranean termite recently discovered in South Florida may be just as destructive as the dreaded Formosan termite, say University of Florida scientists.

UF Study Says Cattle Are Champion Recyclers For Florida

Published: Oct 31st, 1996

GAINESVILLE—They produce mountains of manure and stinky, ozone- depleting (some scientists contend), methane gas. They also supply the nation with sweet, fresh milk. It’s a real public relations quandary for the nation’s dairy cattle.

UF Researchers Looking To Alternative Sources For Tomorrow’s Water

Published: Oct 28th, 1996

GAINESVILLE —The old saying, “You don’t miss your water until your well runs dry,” soon could ring true in Florida, experts say, unless someone figures out where the state’s future water supplies will come from.

UF/IFAS Scientists: Fire Ants May Further Threaten Endangered Species

Published: Oct 17th, 1996

GAINESVILLE—While fire ants may be just a nuisance to homeowners, some University of Florida scientists think they could be a nightmare for endangered wildlife.

Golfers May Benefit From New Putting Green Grass Developed At The University Of Florida

Published: Oct 9th, 1996

GAINESVILLE—A velvety, short-growing turfgrass specimen collected on a municipal golf course in Hawaii and developed at a University of Florida laboratory may bring hole-in-one success to the nation’s golf courses.

Researchers Work To Make Environmental Testing Simpler, Less Costly

Published: Sep 30th, 1996

GAINESVILLE — As President Clinton pushes for quicker cleanups of urban waste and stricter enforcement against environmental crimes, researchers at the University of Florida are trying to make environmental testing methods simpler and less costly.

“That Gunk On Your Car” Explained By University of Florida Author

Published: Sep 25th, 1996

GAINESVILLE —You probably never wondered much about those tiny insects that violently end their lives on the front windshield of the family car.

Autumn Signals Seasonal Changes — Even In Florida, Say UF Experts

Published: Sep 20th, 1996

GAINESVILLE — The calendar may say Sept. 22 marks the first day of fall, but Florida residents transplanted here from the north may need more convincing.

Florida’s Natural Tranquility Is Being Threatened By Airboat Noise

Published: Aug 22nd, 1996

GAINESVILLE — As Florida’s population grows, residents’ rights are increasingly clashing with the rights of those enjoying the state’s natural resources, a conflict exemplified by the fight over airboat use, said a University of Florida researcher and his professor.