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Trees may be Key to Building Everglades’ Tree Islands


A new study in the Nov.-Dec. 2014 issue of the Soil Science Society of America Journal now offers new support for one leading hypothesis: Tree islands are built and maintained by the trees themselves.

Digital Instructor Position for Earth and Environment


The Department of Earth and Environment is looking for a Digital Instructor. This is a non-tenure track position scheduled to start for Fall 2015. Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply to Job Opening ID 508756 at

Students Study Orchid Conservation in China


Dr. Liu graduate and undergraduate students conducted field-based research in China in summer 2014.

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