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Mercury concentrations in Yukon River fish could surpass EPA Criterion by 2050 due to thawing permafrost

The concentration of mercury in fish in Alaska’s Yukon River may exceed EPA mercury criterion by 2050 if greenhouse gas emissions are not constrained, according to a new scientific research paper co-authored by a professor at the University of South Florida’s St. Petersburg campus.

September 17, 2020Research and Innovation

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Ten USF students selected as Millennium Fellows

USF among only 26 American universities and 80 campuses worldwide to host 2020 Millennium Fellow cohorts.

September 18, 2020Honors and Awards, University News

A sculpture featuring two African American children engrossed in a book at Tampa's C. Blythe Andrews Jr. Public Library

New digitally produced sculpture celebrates African American history in Tampa Bay

In the garden of Tampa’s C. Blythe Andrews, Jr. Public Library sits a life-size bronze sculpture designed to celebrate the community that surrounds it and inspire those who come across it.

September 16, 2020University News

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