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Small plastics can lead to a big problem

Small plastics can lead to a big problem

By Taylor Gutierrez Our coastal and wetland ecosystems are facing very real pollution threats from an invader so tiny, it […]

From Minnesota to Miami, student studies mangroves during REU program

From Minnesota to Miami, student studies mangroves during REU program

By Maria Gabriela Gonzalez Starchek  An AP biology course introduced Kyle Wong to the intricacies of ecology and microbiology. It […]

Undergrads across the U.S. join unique coastal environmental research experience at FIU

Undergrads across the U.S. join unique coastal environmental research experience at FIU

A lucky group of undergraduates from across the nation had the summer of a lifetime exploring the iconic coastal ecosystems […]

CASE takes top prizes

CASE takes top prizes

FIU received global recognition by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education for communications projects surrounding two major environmental […]

Students awarded 2021 Cristina Menendez Memorial Fellowship

Students awarded 2021 Cristina Menendez Memorial Fellowship

Thirteen students across FIU’s College of Arts, Sciences & Education have been awarded the Institute of Environment’s 2021 Cristina Menendez […]

What is water worth?

What is water worth?

Water holds a different value for every creature, culture and climate yet there’s no question it’s one of our planet’s […]

Water goddess’ research may one day provide clean drinking water to millions

Water goddess’ research may one day provide clean drinking water to millions

Anahita Esmaeilian has been thinking about the threat of unclean drinking water on our planet for a long time. She […]

Student receives coral restoration scholarship

Student receives coral restoration scholarship

As a child, the ocean was Serena Hackerott’s playground. With both her parents being avid scuba divers, Hackerott spent her […]

Institute of Environment provides two fellowships for FIU-UNIFI dual Ph.D. program

Institute of Environment provides two fellowships for FIU-UNIFI dual Ph.D. program

FIU’s Institute of Environment is providing two fellowships to eligible FIU students interested in a unique dual degree program. The […]

7 things you didn’t know about the Everglades

7 things you didn’t know about the Everglades

In honor of the Florida Everglades turning 73 on Dec. 6, we are sharing seven things that might surprise you. […]