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BLUE Ocean Film Festival: Whales, oil spills & oceans at risk

The international Blue Ocean Film Festival comes to St. Petersburg November 10-13, bringing thought-provoking films, conversations and photography that raise the alarm about the health of our oceans and the planet.

USF celebrates record year for cultivating startups, new products

USF enjoys a 12-percent increase in startups and license and option agreements this fiscal year over last. The university has helped create nine new startups, and executed over 110 license and option agreements leading to its place among the top 10 nationally recognized public universities for generating new inventions. 

How to design a street banner for Clearwater

Banner theme honors the Clearwater work-live-play-stay scene.

Solar co-op arrives in St. Petersburg, Sunshine City

St. Petersburg shows commitment to renewable energy with solar co-op. The co-op enables homeowners and business owners the opportunity to save on electricity costs while helping the environment.  

Car sharing network zips into downtown Tampa

Zipcar, a car sharing network now available in downtown Tampa, offers 14 vehicles for residents and visitors to pick up and get around the urban scene.


UF researchers cultivate hybrid poinsettias that thrive year-round in Florida

Demand is increasing for poinsettias to be included in landscaping as easy-to-grow, year-round plants in Florida.

Tampa father, son build tiny house as model for others

Tampa Attorney Paul Lynch is building a tiny house with his son, which will go on a 20-city tour across the U.S. The purpose of constructing the efficient 200-square-foot home is to promote the importance of quality control in construction practices. 

Kickstarter campaign launches for Florida conservation

The Florida Wildlife Corridor is the name of the environmental advocacy organization as well as the term used to describe the territory it is dedicated to conserving: nearly 16 million acres of “lands and waters essential for the survival of Florida’s diverse wildlife” that span the length and width of the state.

Hillsborough County Environmental Protection Commission wins award for best practices

The EPC’s Clean Air Fair celebratea the month of May as Clean Air Month, as designated by the federal Environmental Protection Agency. The Clean Air Fair is open and free to the public and exhibitors alike, with the aim of raising awareness and promoting environmental and sustainable practices. 

USF rolls out succesful share-a-bike program

USF's Share-A-Bull Bike program has successful roll out with over 1,600 participants. Students can locate one of the 100 bikes on campus by using their smartphones to connect to the GPS system that is featured on each bicycle. 

Design Week art installations to transform Selmon Greenway

Designers, artists, architects and other community members are invited to get involved in Tampa Bay Design Week's art installation project for the Selmon Greenway.

USF area in Tampa gets new pedestrian safety beacons

Recent pedestrian safety improvements along 50th Street in North Tampa are part of a larger initiative in the USF area, where college students and neighborhood residents walk along busy roads.

Who's hiring? College, construction company, custom T-shirt designers, and more

USF seeks a research assistant for its Tampa campus; Ryland Homes is looking to hire a homebuilding supervisor; Visit Tampa Bay is hiring for two full-time roles.

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