Published: Sep 30th, 2010
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — For hundreds of years, farmers in Brazil’s Amazon Basin have hunted through dense jungles for what is called “terra preta” — mysterious plots of super-fertile black soil amid otherwise nutrient-stripped earth.
Published: Sep 28th, 2010
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — More hunting restrictions may be needed if wildlife managers are to bring back declining populations of the northern bobwhite quail, a new University of Florida study shows.
Published: Sep 23rd, 2010
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — In 1995, conservation managers made a desperate bid to save the Florida panther from extinction and released eight female pumas imported from Texas in hopes they’d breed with native males.
Published: Sep 2nd, 2010
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Ants are not out of their weight class when defending trees from the appetite of nature’s heavyweight, the African elephant, a new University of Florida study finds.