Home » Tag Archives: marine science (page 4)

Tag Archives: marine science

RIVER LIFE: The St. Johns as an economic engine

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 »

A lifelong passion for the environment and our river’s health rewarded

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 »

RIVER LIFE: St. Johns River a diverse ecosystem

The St. Johns River is so big and complex that it is hard to know everything about it, especially the who, what and where of plant and animal life at any given moment in time.

But I get help. When …

Read More »

Marine Science camps June 16-27 to feature state-of-the-art floating classroom

What: Jacksonville University Marine Science Summer Camp, featuring for the first time the new R/V Larkin state-of-the-art floating classroom. When: Two one-week camps, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. M-F, June 16-20, June 23-27. Where: JU Marine Science Research Institute, 2800 …

Read More »

RIVER LIFE: Clean drinking water may be in short supply

“Water, water everywhere, nor any drop to drink” goes the line from “The Rime of the Ancient Mariner,” by Samuel Taylor Coleridge. The statement may soon be more true than many in our area would like to believe in the …

Read More »

JU Science & Engineering Lecture Series Jan. 30: Marine Conservation

Dr. Larry B. Crowder of Stanford University will present a free seminar Jan. 30 titled “Current Ecological and Social Approaches to Marine Conservation” as part of Jacksonville University’s Science & Engineering Lecture Series.

Dr. Crowder will discuss the transition in …

Read More »