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Shark Safety

Published: May 26th, 2010

Memorial Day weekend brings hundreds of thousands of swimmers and surfers to the beach and all those people in the water boost the odds of a shark attack. University of Florida shark experts say the best way to prevent becoming a victim is avoiding sites where sharks are commonly found.

Malaria Climate

Published: May 19th, 2010

Many expected climate change to increase the spread of malaria, but a new study by University of Florida researchers working with a multinational team of experts shows human efforts to fight the disease may overcome warm weather’s impact.

Oil Tourism

Published: May 6th, 2010

The summer season usually brings waves of tourists to Florida’s beaches, but University of Florida experts say the Gulf of Mexico oil spill could seriously hurt Florida’s tourist-driven economy, still recovering from the recession.