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Open Reef Drones Take on Environmental Conservation

Geographic information systems (GIS), and related geospatial technologies like drones, are being used to do wonders for our planet. With the growing issue of climate change and over-development, University of Central Florida researchers have taken the initiative to protect the areas with the greatest risks: islands and coastal areas. UCF Assistant Professor of GIS in […]

Peer Milk-Sharing Participants Generally Keep it Clean

Story by Zenaida Gonzalez Kotala, UCF Today Mothers who want the benefits of breast milk for their babies but can’t produce the substance often turn to milk-sharing networks. A new study from the University of Central Florida found that although not a recommended practice, those who participate in milk-sharing networks generally follow good hygiene, which is […]

Endangered Tiny Bird Has Big Ally in UCF

Story by Barbara Abney The future of the tiny Florida Grasshopper Sparrow may rest on a hot-water blaster that safely fends off fire ants, which threaten the remaining 100 or so wild sparrows in Central Florida. Joshua King, a self-described ant nerd, ecologist and entomologist at the University of Central Florida, received $15,500 from the […]

NSC to host ICRC Conference

Story by UCF Nicholson School of Communication News Nicholson School of Communication is making plans for an exciting International Crisis and Risk Communication Conference March 13-15, 2017. The annual ICRCC features presentations, workshops and panel discussions on strategic crisis communication issues, case studies, best practices and emerging trends. These are presented by an impressive lineup of top practitioners and prominent […]

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