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Major gift bolsters UF pest management research

Published: Jan 19th, 2011

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Most people wouldn’t be inclined to show a passion for insects, but in a state that is home to several major seaports and provides a year-round climate where, on the average, a new species of insect is introduced each month, one Floridian in particular is very interested.

UF-led study finds tiny shorebirds benefit from big storms

Published: Jan 13th, 2011

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Tiny threatened shorebirds on Florida’s west coast not only survive hurricanes, they seem to benefit from the storms’ aftereffects, according to new research findings that contradict conventional wisdom.

UF researchers track ocean-crossing migration of blue shark

Published: Jan 5th, 2011

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Blue sharks are strong enough to cross the Southern Atlantic Ocean but need human protection at their destinations and points of departure, a University of Florida collaborative international tagging project finds.