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FIU@Home: Explore water quality monitoring

FIU@Home: Explore water quality monitoring

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

Saving Biscayne Bay

Saving Biscayne Bay

The unprecedented fish kills and algal blooms recently seen in Biscayne Bay have brought up many questions to locals and […]

NOAA awards nearly $600,000 to mangrove resilience project

NOAA awards nearly $600,000 to mangrove resilience project

An FIU Institute of Environment researcher is trying to understand how mangrove coasts gain back their strength after being hit […]

Biscayne Bay at a critical tipping point

Biscayne Bay at a critical tipping point

Scientists in the FIU Institute of Environment were first to respond to the unprecedented fish kills and algal blooms recently […]

FIU experts available to discuss Biscayne Bay

FIU experts available to discuss Biscayne Bay

By Gabriela Aguirrechu Last week, Biscayne Bay experienced unprecedented levels of low oxygen, resulting in a massive fish kill that […]

Plastic pollution makes a mess of the oceans

Plastic pollution makes a mess of the oceans

If you were to gather up all the plastic trash thrown into the ocean each year, it would weigh as […]

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 professor spearheads development of novel analytical tools

FIU professor spearheads development of novel analytical tools

Chemistry professor and Institute of Environment researcher Francisco Fernández-Lima recently spoke with Chemical & Engineering News about his uses for […]

Stopping coral reef degradation

Stopping coral reef degradation

The future of coral reefs is unknown. Coral reef ecosystems are critical to the survival of many species on earth […]

REU Success Story:  Ivanna Ortiz Rivera

REU Success Story: Ivanna Ortiz Rivera

Driven by her love for the ocean, University of Puerto Rico environmental science student, Ivanna Ortiz Rivera, joined the 2019 […]