One huge benefit of having the Marine Science Research Institute at Jacksonville University is its waterfront location right on the St. Johns River. I get to watch and observe the river on a daily basis. I am spoiled and readily …Read More »
No one is going to get through this life without experiencing some level of grief.
For most of us, when we think of grief, we think of the death of a loved one. This can be devastating, but loss of …Read More »
There are many reasons almost 40 percent of U.S. households own a dog. Dogs provide constant companionship, give us unconditional love, make us happy and less stressed, teach responsibility to kids (and adults), and provide safety and entertainment. And caring …Read More »
Alumnus Lucas Meers, ‘12, is on a two and a half month journey with the Sea Turtle Conservancy’s field station in Tortuguero, Costa Rica; known as the birthplace of sea turtle conservation. Meers is one of only seven research assistants …Read More »
The seventh annual State of the River Report on the lower St. Johns River Basin leaves reason for optimism for the waterway, but with some caveats, including concerns about increased salinity, encroachment of non-native species, and wetland changes that may …Read More »
Earlier this month, I was in Costa Rica with a small group of friends, including a retired ornithologist from Jacksonville University, where we saw almost 200 species of beautiful birds, fast-moving monkeys, slow-moving sloths and colorful frogs. Quite a trip! …Read More »
As a child growing up near the Elizabeth River system in Norfolk, Va., Quinton White saw firsthand how neglecting or harming the environment can directly shape the quality of a person’s life.
“We kids would go down to the mudflats …Read More »