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New UF Biodiversity Institute

Published: Mar 27th, 2015

Biodiversity refers to the extraordinary variation of life on Earth. The new UF Biodiversity Institute is accelerating integrative research on biological diversity through novel Big Data solutions.

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From Molecules to Ecosystems

Published: Mar 27th, 2015

UF Biodiversity scientists explore the world’s past and present biodiversity, from molecules to ecosystems, and the relationship of biodiversity to climate change and healthy, sustainable environments.

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Biodiversity & Ecosystem Services

Published: Mar 27th, 2015

Natural biodiversity is fundamentally important to a healthy and sustainable planet and provides ecosystem services – from the flow of fresh water to the pollination of native plants and crops.

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Collections of Biodiversity

Published: Mar 27th, 2015

Natural history collections record spatial patterns of biodiversity through space and time. The Florida Museum of Natural History is home to over 30 million specimens from around the world.

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Training the Next Generation

Published: Mar 27th, 2015

The UF Biodiversity Institute is empowering a new generation of biodiversity scientists, through novel education and outreach activities that link knowledge with conservation and sustainability.

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Biodiversity Partnerships

Published: Mar 27th, 2015

UF Biodiversity science forms the foundation for related programs in journalism, education, economics, and law and for service to stakeholders in the State of Florida and beyond.