Earth and Environment

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 […]

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CASE Summer 2021 Real Triumphs Graduates

A diverse group of men and women in background, nationality, interests and ambitions, these individuals are shining examples of what […]

Graduate student awarded fellowship to study how mangroves react to coastal hazards

Graduate student awarded fellowship to study how mangroves react to coastal hazards

By Paola Burgos-Carrasquillo Mangroves are not indestructible but have been known to stand their ground in hurricanes. It’s that resilience […]

Ph.D. student is on a mission to study equitable water sharing on the Nile

Ph.D. student is on a mission to study equitable water sharing on the Nile

Written by: Candice Allouch and Maria Gabriela Gonzalez FIU Ph.D. student Mekdelawit Messay Deribe grew up in Ethiopia hearing about […]

2021 red tide experts

2021 red tide experts

As the peak of red tide season approaches, FIU experts are available to talk about how Florida red tide blooms […]

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 […]

Post-pandemic bucket list: Faculty edition

Post-pandemic bucket list: Faculty edition

It’s been more than a year since some have stepped out to a restaurant or even shared a hug. As […]

Doctoral candidate secures seat at the table for Spanish speakers at ocean conservation conference

Doctoral candidate secures seat at the table for Spanish speakers at ocean conservation conference

Healthy oceans begin with us. But how can everyone get involved if they don’t speak English? David Riera, a doctoral […]