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Sea snakes need fresh water for drinking, UF researcher finds

Published: Mar 18th, 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Although they spend their lives surrounded by water, sea snakes dehydrate for months at a time, waiting to quench their thirst with fresh water from rainfall, a University of Florida biologist has found.

Speaker to examine market-based approaches to sustainable energy

Published: Feb 19th, 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Roger Noll, co-director of the Center for Regulatory Policy and professor emeritus of economics at Stanford University, will speak on “The Future of Climate Change” at 6 p.m. Feb. 19 in Pugh Hall.

UF Water Institute to host symposium featuring state, national experts

Published: Jan 27th, 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The University of Florida Water Institute will host its fourth symposium, “Sustainable Water Resources, Complex Challenges, Integrated Solutions,” Feb. 11-12 at the Reitz Student Union.

UF researchers’ experiment is first to simulate warming of Arctic permafrost

Published: Dec 5th, 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Although vegetation growth in the Arctic is boosted by global warming, it’s not enough to offset the carbon released by the thawing of the permafrost beneath the […]

Renowned scientist to speak at UF/IFAS York Lecture Series

Published: Nov 14th, 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Renowned scientist Michael Mann will give the keynote address at the 2013 E.T. York Lecture Series Nov.19 at the Emerson Alumni Hall at the University of Florida.

UF researcher: Southeast must prepare for wild weather from climate change

Published: Nov 13th, 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — People who live in the southeastern United States should begin to prepare for more drastically changing weather conditions — everything from heat waves to poorer air quality — caused by climate change, according to a new book, edited by a University of Florida researcher.

UF researchers find wheat production models disagree under climate change scenarios

UF researchers find wheat production models disagree under climate change scenarios

Published: Jun 10th, 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida researchers have found, for the first time, that crop models predicting yields for one of the world’s most important crops begin to disagree under climate change scenarios.