Brian Skerry, National Geographic Creative

Survey: Floridians unsatisfied with influence on endangered species policy

Most Floridians are unsatisfied with the influence they have on public policy regarding endangered species, according to a recent survey conducted by the UF/IFAS Center for Public Issues Education in Agriculture and Natural Resources (PIE Center). Survey results indicated that nearly two-thirds of Floridians believe the Endangered Species Act should be...
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A look behind the lens: The category winners and the photographers’ stories

      The UF/IFAS Center for Public Issues Education recently held its annual photo contest. The contest received over 430 entries from across the country and Facebook fans voted to determine a winner in each category. Learn more about each winning photo and stories from the photographers. Crops — Corn Harvest Felicity Mejeris graduated from the...
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Survey: Generational differences in food safety behaviors

Generational differences in food safety behaviors were identified in a study conducted by the Center for Public Issues Education in Agriculture and Natural Resources, in which 510 Florida residents were surveyed about sources of food safety information and food safety knowledge. Ages of the respondents were grouped into appropriate generations: Millennials or...
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A look behind the lens: The photographers’ stories of winning images

The UF/IFAS Center for Public Issues Education recently held its annual photo contest. The contest received over 430 entries from across the country and two overall winners were chosen from those entries. Professional judges deliberated over the photo and chose the best overall winner and the best in Florida winner. Overall winner —Paddling Chassahowitzka at Dawn...
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PIE Center research on display: Southern Association of Agricultural Scientists

  GAINESVILLE –Faculty, staff and students recently presented research from the UF/IFAS Center for Public Issues Education at the Southern Association of Agricultural Scientists (SAAS) annual convention February 3-7, 2017, in Mobile, Alabama. Each year SAAS gives scientists the opportunity to present papers and posters on the research they have conducted....
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