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In celebration of Women’s History Month, we sat down with Pamela Hallock Muller, PhD. She was the first female marine scientist hired at USF and serves as a ‘Rosie the Riveter’ and ‘Notorious RBG’ for oceanographers around the globe.

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Antarctic krill. Photo Credit: Tracy Shaw, USF College of Marine Science

Concern for Antarctic Krill

Thursday, April 29, 2021

Over the past 90 years historical hotspots for krill, who like it cold, have shifted southward in response to the warming water. Juvenile abundance has also declined since the 1970s.



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New Florida law seeks to protect state from sea level rise

Wednesday, May 12, 2021

The new law will require the Department of Environmental Protection to prepare a flooding and resiliency plan and will provide up to $100 million annually to local communities who identify areas along the coast and other waterways that are at risk to sea level rise.

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