• Incorporating High-Caliber Documentary Media

    Originally published by Virtually Inspired.  Original article available here. The Herbert W. Hoover Foundation is proud to have supported the University of Miami in the development of the Ocean Health Voyage global course. Course modules taught from the field with cutting-edge research from top world marine scientists Led by the School of Communication at the University […]

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  • Kent State at Stark celebrates Earth Day with community event

    Kent State University at Stark celebrated the earth and brought awareness to the environment during its 11th annual Earth Day event Sunday. This story was originally published by The Independent. The original article is available here. JACKSON TWP. Kent State University at Stark’s annual Earth Day celebration is another way the regional campus shows its dedication the […]

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  • Indoor Gardens Teaching Massillon Students New Lessons

    The Herbert W. Hoover Foundation is proud to have supported the establishment of the five hydroponic gardens in Massillon City Schools. This story was originally published by the Canton Repository. The original article is available here. Indoor hydroponic gardens, funded through a grant, have been installed in each of the district’s buildings. MASSILLON The excitement in […]

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  • Florida’s Toxic Algae Crisis: Brain Toxins Produced by Blue-green Algae Concern Researchers

    Dr. Larry Brand, a Professor in the Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science at the University of Miami, and Dr. David Davis, a Research Assistant Professor at the Miller School of Medicine at the University of Miami, are cited in this article from Fox 13 News.  Dr. Brand and Dr. Davis are considered to be […]

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  • Potential for 100,000-Plus Jobs If We Fix Our Parks

    Analysis of National Park Service data shows possible employment impact in every region Originally published by Pew on December 6, 2018. Original article available here. A Pew-commissioned analysis by the Cadmus Group, a consulting company, found that addressing the National Park Service’s $11.6 billion maintenance backlog would create or support nearly 110,000 infrastructure-related jobs. This […]

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  • Coral reefs save us from flooding. We must save them from destruction | Opinion

    Dr. Michael Beck’s research demonstrates coral reefs provide the United States with more than $1.8 billion in flood protection benefits annually. The Herbert W. Hoover Foundation proudly supports Dr. Beck’s expansion of this research on mangroves in south Florida. BY MICHAEL W. BECK, MAY 15, 2019, for The Miami Herald The 2019 Atlantic hurricane season […]

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  • Plastic, Plastic Everywhere: Microplastics in the Food System

    Dr. Chelsea Rochman, Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto, is cited in this article from the website foodtank.  Dr. Rochman is considered to be one of the leading experts on plastic pollution and the Herbert W. Hoover Foundation is proud to have supported her research. Originally published by foodtank.  Original article available here. Daily worldwide production […]

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  • Scientists See South Florida as Laboratory for Saving Corals

    The Herbert W. Hoover Foundation is a long-time funder of The Pew Charitable Trusts Marine Fellows Program.  Recently, the Herbert W. Hoover Foundation and Pew co-hosted a panel of scientists to discuss the future of coral reefs in Biscayne National Park. Originally published by The Pew Charitable Trusts on February 15, 2019.  Original article available […]

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  • Move Over Great White Shark: A New Shark Rules South African Waters

    Dr. Neil Hammerschlag’s research is the focus of the following article by Forbes.  The Herbert W. Hoover Foundation has proudly funded Dr. Hammerschlag’s research in the past and continues to do so today. Originally published by Forbes on February 16, 2019. Original article available here. The waters surrounding Seal Island in False Bay, South Africa are eerily […]

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  • Forget Sharks…here’s why you are more likely to be injured by litter at the beach

    Originally published by The Conversation, Environment + Energy Section, on January 1, 2019. Original article available here.  Our beaches are our summer playgrounds, yet beach litter and marine debris injures one-fifth of beach users, particularly children and older people. Our research, published in the journal Science of the Total Environment, found more than 7,800 injuries […]

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