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Public Policy Institute hosting top expert on carbon emission reduction Oct. 14

We often talk about “reducing our carbon footprint,” and it makes us feel good to be proactive in bettering the environment. When we look at the price of carbon-reducing technologies and adaptations, however, the price of “being green” can quickly …

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Think you know Florida? Take this quiz

So you think you know Florida? The Geography Department at Jacksonville University has a challenge for you.

The department has mapped some recently released census data for the state of Florida. Each thematic map in the unique presentation illustrates the …

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Wilson! MSRI drifter buoy that drew headlines makes a comeback

He may have drifted off from a tearful Tom Hanks and never returned in “Castaway,” but JU’s Wilson? He’s back.

The volleyball drifter buoy that a JU physical oceanography class dropped into the mouth of the St. Johns River last …

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RIVER LIFE: The littlest denizens of the river are so intriguing

Recently, while listening to one of Jacksonville University’s marine science graduate students defend her thesis research, I was struck by how much life there is in the St. Johns River that no one can see without a microscope.

The life

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Eighth annual St. Johns River Report reveals improvements, concerns

The eighth annual State of the River Report on the lower St. Johns River Basin shows there are positive signs of the waterway’s health improving, but reveals there are concerns of deterioration, as well as some indicators—some good and some …

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