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UF-Developed Paper Recycling Method Could Benefit Forests, Industry

UF-Developed Paper Recycling Method Could Benefit Forests, Industry

Published: Jul 28th, 2000

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — An ink-removal technique developed by University of Florida researchers opens the door for paper plants to save trees and enhance profits by recycling more types of paper more cheaply than possible with current methods.

Off-Limits Fishing Areas Protect Lobsters In Florida Keys

Published: Jul 24th, 2000

KEY WEST — New results from an ongoing study show marine reserves — sections of ocean off-limits to harvesting of all sea life — are effective at protecting Florida’s spiny lobster, allowing the tasty crustaceans to grow larger and reproduce at a greater rate, according to a University of Florida scientist.

Proposed Trade With Cuba Shows Little Benefit To Florida Agriculture

Published: Jul 13th, 2000

GAINESVILLE—Pending congressional legislation allowing sales of food and medicine to Cuba could be the first step toward a $1 billion-a-year agricultural export market for the United States, says a University of Florida trade analyst.

Tree Ordinances Protect Canopy, Lower A/C Bills, UF Study Shows

Published: Jul 6th, 2000

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Municipal ordinances are a good way to preserve urban tree canopies and likely lower city residents’ summer electricity bills, a University of Florida study suggests.