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Coastal Water Quality Impacts

Abdiel Laureano-Rosario awarded NASA fellowship to address health risks in coastal areas using remote sensing

University of South Florida (USF) graduate student at the College of Marine Science Institute of Marine Remote Sensing, Abdiel Laureano-Rosario, has been awarded a prestigious NASA Earth and Space Science Fellowship (NESSF) to pursue research that addresses public health risks in coas
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USF Anthropologists and Engineers Advance Interdisciplinary Research on the Placencia Peninsula, Belize; Expand Community Education, Outreach, and Partnerships

USF anthropologists and engineers recently completed a third season of ethnographic research and an initial season of water quality research on the Placencia Peninsula of Belize – a PIRE project Caribbean research site – investigating perceptions and practices of sustainable water, wa
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Reclaim is: Protecting the Environment from Ridge to Reef

Contributors to blogpost: Zaida Darley University of South Florida Amy Duggan and Logan Williams University of the Virgin Islands This week’s video discusses how improving waste water management on land can improve marine ecosystems. The human opportunist pathogen, Serratia marcescens
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Reclaim Is…Islands, Corals, & Nutrients: A view from Barbados

Blog by Robert Bair. Considered a Highly Developed Country with one of the highest per capita uses of solar water heaters in the world, Barbados is an island where the Barbados Program of Action was agreed upon by small island states in 1994 as a charge for them to develop sustainably
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Reclaim Is… Effective multimedia for nutrient management

Reclaim Is… What a great time to launch the Spring 2015 “Reclaim Is…” seminar. A week ago the world’s wealthiest man, Bill Gates, premiered a video where he can be seen drinking treated effluent from a pilot wastewater treatment plant in Seattle. The two minute video of the Omniproces
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PIRE in Belize–Meeting with Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre

Take a look at the post Christy Prouty contributed to the Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre’s blog (5 C’s) after a meeting between PIRE associates and 5C’s scientists  this summer. PIRE research in Belize integrates anthropologists and engineers in water and sanitation p
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USF-Reclaim and Marine Sciences

Some undeveloped and developing countries around the world do not have efficient waste management and/or fully operational wastewater treatment plants. This being said, most of the discharges, runoff, and trash are being disposed on coastal areas. Even if it’s not close to the coast,
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Reclaim Is…Islands, Corals, & Nutrients: A view from Barbados

Considered a Highly Developed Country with one of the highest per capita uses of solar water heaters in the world, Barbados is an island where the Barbados Program of Action was agreed upon by small island states in 1994 as a charge for them to develop sustainably following the RIO Ea
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