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Demographic Dynamics of Peruvian Black Faced Spider Monkeys (Ateles Chamek) Reintroduced in the Peruvian Amazon

Published: May 4th, 2020

  Demographic Dynamics of Peruvian Black Faced Spider Monkeys (Ateles Chamek) Reintroduced in the Peruvian Amazon By *Farah Carrasco-Rueda1 and Raúl Bello2 1School of Natural Resources and Environment, 103 Black […]

What are coronaviruses?

What are coronaviruses?

Published: Apr 1st, 2020

Reposted from original blog, published on July 16, 2018 By Julie T. Shapiro, UFBI Fellow You might not have heard of coronaviruses, but maybe you have heard of SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory […]

Biodiversity Observers: Leveraging Tourism for Conservation Science

Biodiversity Observers: Leveraging Tourism for Conservation Science

Published: Mar 27th, 2020

By Shane Feyers In a joint effort between UF’s Schools of Natural Resources & Environment, Forest Resources & Conservation, and Wildlife Ecology & Conservation, researchers developed a new tool for […]

Florida Ecotourism, Not Far from Home

Florida Ecotourism, Not Far from Home

Published: Dec 4th, 2019

By Shane Feyers UF Ecotourism Lab leads a project to expand efforts and resources for sustainable nature-based tourism development in Florida municipalities.   In Florida, you don’t have to travel […]

Lepidoptera in Florida

Lepidoptera in Florida

Published: Oct 23rd, 2019

Insects are the most specious group of organisms and provide a variety of ecological services. At any given time an estimated 10 quintillion (10,000,000,000,000,000,000) individual insects may be alive. Right […]

Tracking Andean Birds

Tracking Andean Birds

Published: Jun 17th, 2019

By Ian Ausprey As part of the National Geographic grant funding our field season in Peru this summer, I am blogging on NG’s Open Explorer platform. Our research is on […]

No disaster is natural

No disaster is natural

Published: Feb 22nd, 2019

By Maíra Irigaray and Jason von Meding, Djair Sergio de Freitas Junior Should the Brumadinho dam collapse be framed as corporate incompetence or a crime against people and nature? The latest […]

Field Stories from the Andes of Peru

Field Stories from the Andes of Peru

Published: Jan 23rd, 2019

By Ian Ausprey You’ve probably encountered the term “Big Data” a lot in the news. From Google to Facebook to scientists sequencing genomes, the digital revolution has allowed an unparalleled […]

Former UFBI Fellow Joan Meiners Winner in AIBS Faces of Biology Photo Contest

Published: Dec 17th, 2018

Joan Meiners, a 2016-17 UF Biodiversity Fellow, took second place in the 2018 Faces of Biology Photo Contest, sponsored by the American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS). Her photograph shows […]

Fearless Science: Fellow Jessica Whelpley Explores Deep Sea

Fearless Science: Fellow Jessica Whelpley Explores Deep Sea

Published: Sep 11th, 2018

By Jessica Whelpley By Stephenie Livingston/UF News “The deep sea is a harsh, otherworldly environment few humans get the chance to see. That is, without advanced technology. This month, University of […]