Florida Legislator Wowed by Mote’s Coral Research in the Keys

State Rep. Holly Merrill Raschein, R-Key Largo, visited Mote’s Tropical Research Laboratory on Summerland Key — and went diving in Mote’s coral restoration nursery — on Friday, June 6 to learn how Mote is studying and restoring coral reefs, especially focusing on Florida’s reefs.

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World Environment Day Finds Eco-savvy Hosts in Southwest Florida

The global celebration World Environment Day (WED) capped off its 2014 North American festivities in Sarasota County during a standing-room-only community forum on June 5 at Mote Marine Laboratory, where one message rang loud and clear: WED came to the right community.

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Sharks Sense Prey in Surprising Ways during Pioneering Study

How sharks hunt prey — from the first whiff to the final chomp — has been revealed as never before in a new study about shark senses that was supported by the National Science Foundation and published today, April 2, in the peer-reviewed journal PLOS ONE.

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