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Partnership with alumnus-led non-profit brings diverse voices with climate crisis solutions

Partnership with alumnus-led non-profit brings diverse voices with climate crisis solutions

By Sajida Malik FIU’s Institute of Environment has partnered with an FIU alum’s non-profit because solving for the world’s ongoing […]

Ph.D. student’s research will help protect sea turtles, marine communities

Ph.D. student’s research will help protect sea turtles, marine communities

By: Carolina Maria It takes a lot of seagrass to support a healthy sea turtle population. What a healthy sea […]

FIU Ph.D. student awarded innovative TechCongress Fellowship

FIU Ph.D. student awarded innovative TechCongress Fellowship

By Taylor Gutierrez  Christian Perez is heading to Washington D.C in 2022 to help policy makers understand how to use […]

Gathered tomatoes in the greenhouse.

Florida’s tomato and strawberry farmers look to future amid market, climate challenges

Florida tomato and strawberry farmers are no strangers to a changing climate. They have already begun adapting to warmer temperatures through heat-resistant varieties and suitable production technology. However, can they continue to adapt to rising heat amidst other emerging factors including growing foreign competition, labor shortages and changing consumer preferences?

Zoo Miami seeks interns for spring 2022 term

Zoo Miami seeks interns for spring 2022 term

This listing has expired. View current opportunities here. This organization is looking for interns for a variety of conservation-based environmental […]

From volunteer to researcher, student dives into Everglades ecology

From volunteer to researcher, student dives into Everglades ecology

By Maria Gabriela Gonzalez Starchek Veronica Restrepo grew up in Spain seeing diverse and rich ecosystems. She fell in love […]

REU student studies Miami flooding with modeling research

REU student studies Miami flooding with modeling research

By Maria Gabriela Gonzalez Starchek Miami is vulnerable to flooding. Hannah Toth spent her summer working on a stormwater management […]

REU student studies fish pee to understand Biscayne Bay pollution

REU student studies fish pee to understand Biscayne Bay pollution

By Maria Gabriela Gonzalez Starchek Biscayne Bay needs saving. Maxwell Taks spent his summer looking at fish pee to better […]

REU student studies Biscayne Bay oysters’ exposure to PFAS

REU student studies Biscayne Bay oysters’ exposure to PFAS

By Maria Gabriela Gonzalez Starchek Catherine Kaylor set out to spend her summer expanding her hands-on research skills as they […]

REU student contributes to “eco-concrete” project for restoration efforts

REU student contributes to “eco-concrete” project for restoration efforts

By Maria Gabriela Gonzalez Starchek South Florida’s ecology is affected by sea level rise and shoreline erosion. Diane Stonestreet is […]