Aquarius Reef Base

Aquarius helps researchers understand life in extreme environments

Aquarius helps researchers understand life in extreme environments

Written by: Paola Burgos-Carrasquill For astronauts, space is the most stressful environment they face. What’s not very clear is how […]

These female astronauts might go from Aquarius to the moon

These female astronauts might go from Aquarius to the moon

Three of the women training for the U.S.’s return to the moon first trained for space missions at Aquarius — […]

FIU’s real-life Aquaman retires

FIU’s real-life Aquaman retires

Living underwater isn’t something most people get to do. Mark Hulsbeck has done it. A lot. The man known to […]

FIU@Home: Explore Aquarius Reef Base

FIU@Home: Explore Aquarius Reef Base

Home is the first learning laboratory. This series brings opportunities to discover, explore and create to life-long learners everywhere. Through […]

FIU@Home: Discover Aquanaut Chris Lopes

FIU@Home: Discover Aquanaut Chris Lopes

Home is the first learning laboratory. This is one in a series of articles that will offer opportunities to discover, […]

Sylvia Earle at Aquarius during 2012's Mission Aquarius

Women aquanauts speak out on living underwater at Aquarius

Fifty years ago, an intrepid group of female marine scientists embarked on a historic mission to live and work beneath […]

Do your part this #PlasticFreeJuly

Do your part this #PlasticFreeJuly

Plastic is everywhere. It’s in everyday packaging, electronics, toys, skincare products and clothes. It can even get into your food […]

FIU@Home: Discover Mantis Shrimp vision

FIU@Home: Discover Mantis Shrimp vision

FIU’s Aquarius Reef Base gives scientists the gift of time. Living in the world’s only underwater laboratory allows scientists to […]

A love affair with living underwater

A love affair with living underwater

More than 50 years of oceanic exploration has changed society’s relationship with the planet. Today, there is only underwater research […]

Oceanographer Sylvia Earle chats about COVID-19’s environmental impacts

Oceanographer Sylvia Earle chats about COVID-19’s environmental impacts

Lifelong oceanographer Sylvia Earle has always focused on the importance of conservation. Earle was part of an expedition at the […]