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Public awareness saving the lives of pets

Euthanasia numbers have dropped by 6,000 in the past 10 years.  As Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Sanika Dange reports, Animal Services are determined to see the pattern continue. And nationally, 60% of dogs and 70% of cats brought into animal shelters are euthanized each year. As Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Jessica Becerra reports, a …

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Turning garbage into energy at the Florida DEP

On Tuesday, the Florida Department of Environmental Protection recognized America Recycles Day.  DEP is encouraging communities to re-use and recycle, which is an easy way for people to help reduce landfill space and prevent pollution. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Jessica Becerra reports that aside from recycling, there may also be a new way to …

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UF competes in Solar Decathalon

In an effort to find energy efficient alternatives, The University of Florida is participating in the Solar Decathalon. As Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Jessica Becerra reports, the contest creates homes with clean energy technology.

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