Ben Murphy, a proud Gainesville native, is Florida Sea Grant’s Communications Program Assistant. Wearing many hats, he’s been supporting the marine and coastal research, education and extension program since 2018. Q: Tell us about your role at Florida Sea Grant. Ben: I do a little bit of everything. I’m a part of the Communications team,…
If coral reefs went extinct, much of our marine life would lose their essential ecosystems, millions of people would lose their main source of food, and the global economy would take a huge hit. Coral reefs are among the most ecologically rich and economically robust ecosystems on the planet. They are also among the most…
Florida Sea Grant interim director, Dr. Sherry Larkin, was recently appointed by Governor Ron DeSantis to Florida’s newly reorganized Red Tide Task Force.
During her fellowship, Grant will help the Conservation Clinic develop programming in the area of social vulnerability to climate change.
Florida Sea Grant is now seeking letters of intent for two-year coastal and ocean applied research grants that reflect priorities identified in the current Florida Sea Grant Strategic Plan.
Sea Grant helps scientists conduct their research and disseminate it to the public.
In her 18 years with UF/IFAS Extension, Verlinde has focused on educating residents about their environment and waterways, planning and securing funding for living shorelines projects and spearheading local estuary monitoring programs.
Frequently asked questions and answers about the 2018 red tide in Southwest Florida.
The new interactive web-based story map shares the stories and accomplishments of our formerly-funded students.
Two graduate students have received scholarships from the Aylesworth Foundation for the Advancement of Marine Science.