Another FGCU intern at Talkin’ Monkeys launches on safari

CLEWISTON — A Florida Gulf Coast University student who has been interning for some time at the Talkin’ Monkeys Project primate research park near here is going on to bigger (literally) and better (wilder) things far, far away from Southwest Florida. Due to the experience Blake Jacoby earned during many volunteer hours put in under […]

Researchers look for key to avoid harmful algal blooms

ALVA — Can scientists find a way to prevent harmful algae blooms (HABs)? “We’re looking for a kink in the armor,” Dr. Barry Rosen, of the U.S. Geological Survey, explained Monday as researchers set up an experiment on the Caloosahatchee River. “Once you have an algae bloom, it’s almost too late,” he said. By then, […]

A letter about the study of primates from the African jungle

By Matthew Henderson Special to the Caloosa Belle BUSINGIRO, Uganda — I didn’t always want to study primates. In fact, back when I was in elementary school I aspired to be a marine biologist. During high school my focus shifted toward tropical ecology, and when I first started university I wished to become a herpetologist. […]

Former Talkin’ Monkeys intern now works in Ugandan jungles

One of Dr. Deb Misotti’s alumni from the Talkin’ Monkeys Project in rural Hendry County is now in Uganda, carrying the education that he received, in part, there into his master’s degree work on primate conservation research. He’s a former volunteer and intern at the sanctuary, who graduated from Florida Gulf Coast University and is […]