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Introducing a Citizen Science Project: USA-National Phenology Network

Published: Nov 25th, 2016

Have you ever witnessed red maple in your backyard flush its leaves pretty earlier (or later) than normal, and have wondered, wow, is the species behavior changing for real, due to […]

Global biodiversity needs citizen scientists, says study

Published: Nov 17th, 2016

Citizen scientists are already providing large amounts of data for monitoring biodiversity, but they could do much more, according to a new study published in Biological Conservation. Citizen scientists are […]

Appreciating biodiversity at all scales

Appreciating biodiversity at all scales

Published: Nov 8th, 2016

Studying biodiversity at all scales is critical for understanding and preserving the many, and complicated, ecosystems of planet Earth. But, as many researchers will attest, it can be difficult to […]

New study finds a 58% decline in world wildlife since 1970

New study finds a 58% decline in world wildlife since 1970

Published: Nov 3rd, 2016

To kick off our blog, we provide a short overview of a recent report by the Living Planet, researchers at the Zoological Society of London, and the World Wildlife Federation […]

Biodiversity Blog

Biodiversity Blog

Published: Nov 3rd, 2016

Welcome to the University of Florida Biodiversity Institute blog page, currently managed by the UFBI Graduate Research Fellows. We post throughout the year about current biodiversity related research, news, and facts. We […]