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Two weeks ago, nations, corporations, scientists, activists and fossil fuel representatives gathered in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, to discuss the existential threat of climate change. Its climate talks were finalized Nov. 20.
Cowboy hats, country music and flaring pyrotechnics filled the Granville Plantation event venue as around 200 attendees showed up to ring in Rep. Kat Cammack’s second Congressional term.
UF announced it's monitoring Tropical Storm Nicole ahead of its predicted landfall on Florida’s east coast Wednesday night.
During his first visit to UF, presidential finalist Sen. Ben Sasse said he believes in climate change. But members of the community are concerned his political history might not fit with the university’s sustainable future.
UF assessment estimates between $768 million, $1.5 billion in state agricultural losses from Hurricane Ian
As Hurricane Ian swept across Florida, damaging populated regions like Southwest and Central Florida, the state’s agricultural sector faced a similar devastating fate.
Vance Herbener’s hometown of Port Charlotte was in the path of Hurricane Ian’s Sept. 29 sweep of Southwest Florida.
Edna Hamilton was watching TV and eating a Wendy’s chicken sandwich when a three-foot wide 75-foot tall oak tree thundered down on her Gainesville home, sending a 15-foot branch through the roof of her living room.
Alachua County announced it is under a tropical storm watch and flood watch as of Tuesday evening.
UF announced all classes will be canceled Wednesday through Friday ahead of Hurricane Ian’s arrival in a Monday night alert. The cancellation includes online classes.
As Florida prepares for its first major storm of this year’s hurricane season, Gainesville officials urge residents to prepare for heavy rainfall and potential flooding.
As the bells of Century Tower rang their gothic midday chime, hundreds of students left their classrooms and flooded Turlington Plaza. Their attention was immediately diverted to the mournful crowd of protesters — their black outfits fitting with the tower’s melody.
UF tropical ecology professor Emilio M. Bruna thought his ears had deceived him. What was that distinct squawking from outside his window? It couldn’t be the macaw he believed it to be, he decided.
Every summer, students moving out cram their cars with valuables, forcing them to play Tetris with their desks, chairs and mattresses. Whatever doesn’t fit has to stay.
Gainesville zero-waste ordinance goes into effect after years in progress, further limits single-use plastics
Gainesville’s new zero-waste ordinance, which went into effect Sept. 2, will continue to alter community relations with polluting single-use products.
Two U.S. House primary winners celebrated their victories very differently Tuesday night — one at a bustling yoga studio and the other sick at home.
El condado de Alachua inicia la construcción de un nuevo sendero, un hombre es arrestado en un incidente de acoso sexual en un paseo por la naturaleza
El Departamento de Obras Públicas del Condado de Alachua comenzó la construcción de un nuevo sendero a lo largo de Archer Road el 14 de julio, nueve días después de que un hombre presuntamente acosara sexualmente a una mujer en el popular cercano Hawthorne Trail.
Alachua County Public Works began construction on a new trail along Archer Road July 14, nine days after a man allegedly sexually harassed a woman on the popular nearby Hawthorne Trail.
Lauren Warhol Caldwell never intended to stay in Gainesville after she moved from New York for UF’s master’s program in the 90s.
Layla Fuller felt uncomfortable when Alachua County Public Schools announced a clear backpack mandate for the 2022-2023 school year. She worried her peers would see the menstrual products she concealed with her opaque bag.