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Mote boosts coral research with new facility

Mote boosts coral research with new facility

The building provides a base of operations for collaborating scientists from around the world.

May 29, 2017 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Turtle season starts with pair of nests

Turtle season starts with pair of nests

More stringent ordinance enacted due to LBK having highest number of disorientations in area.

May 27, 2017 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Marvel comic stars Mote scientist

Marvel comic stars Mote scientist

‘The Unstoppable Wasp’ is about females in science working together for a common cause.

May 27, 2017 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Mote sheds light on Turtle Nesting, Longboat revises turtle ordinance

Mote sheds light on Turtle Nesting,  Longboat revises turtle ordinance

Mote Marine Laboratory documented the first three local sea turtle nests of 2017 — two on Sunday, April 30, and one on Monday, May 1 — in Venice, Florida.  Mote scientists, interns and more than 250 volunteers in Mote’s Sea Turtle Patrol monitor nesting activity on Longboat Key through Venice every day of sea turtle [...]

May 27, 2017 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Shark tagging success

Shark tagging success

Mote tags 34 sharks in mission to understand habitat, patterns and populations.

May 16, 2017 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Manatees off ‘Endangered’ list, Buchanan fighting the change

Manatees off ‘Endangered’ list, Buchanan fighting the change

Buchanan plans to contact the Secretary of the Interior to reconsider the downlisting and says move from Endangered to Threatened could cause reassessment of protections.

April 12, 2017 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Mote scientist vows to plant one million coral

Mote scientist vows to plant one million coral

Mote recently began a new collaboration with The Nature Conservancy to restore corals at unprecedented scales throughout the Caribbean and Florida Keys.

February 5, 2017 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Sarasota and Manatee traffic punishes Longboat’s property values, lifestyle and our collective sanity

Sarasota and Manatee traffic punishes Longboat’s property values, lifestyle and our collective sanity

In short, the City does not plan intelligently, it even fails to react intelligently. We cannot count on our neighbor who is exponentially making traffic worse to be the entity to fix any situation whatsoever. Strong mayors are born out of fiascos run like the City of Sarasota.

January 8, 2017 | Posted in Opinion, Stephen Reid | Read More »

‘The Teeth Beneath’ to highlight gators, crocs and caimans at Mote

‘The Teeth Beneath’ to highlight gators, crocs and caimans at Mote

Meet the Florida residents who survived by tooth, claw, and scaly armor long before the first humans arrived. “The Teeth Beneath: The Wild World of Gators, Crocs and Caimans” will open Feb. 25, 2017, at Mote Aquarium in Sarasota, Florida. See American alligators and invasive spectacled caimans found in Florida waters and wetlands, and learn [...]

December 21, 2016 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Mote scientist participates in White House “Champion of Change” forum

Mote scientist participates in White House “Champion of Change” forum

On Monday, Dec. 5, Dr. Kevan Main, Senior Scientist at Mote Marine Laboratory in Sarasota County, Florida, was invited to participate in a panel titled “Energy and the Environment” at the White House’s House Champions of Change Reunion. The Champions of Change program allows the White House to feature individuals doing extraordinary things to empower [...]

December 21, 2016 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »