Earth and Environment

FIU@Home: Explore water quality monitoring

FIU@Home: Explore water quality monitoring

By Nicholas Ogle Home is the first learning laboratory. This series brings opportunities to discover, explore and create to life-long […]

Student works to save endangered orchids with friendly fungi

Student works to save endangered orchids with friendly fungi

Friendly fungi may be the key to helping vulnerable Florida orchid populations rebound. Ellen Garcia, a graduate student in the […]

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 […]

Roots take a DIY approach for plant growth, study finds

Roots take a DIY approach for plant growth, study finds

By Nina Jungman Plants, like animals, must fight to survive. Unlike animals, the key to the plants’ survival lies in […]

Conference brings together 43 countries for dam discussion

Conference brings together 43 countries for dam discussion

An FIU Institute of Environment-led conference on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam brought together people from countries that have been […]

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 […]

As emissions drop, air gets cleaner

As emissions drop, air gets cleaner

Videos and photos have gone viral showing the drastic change in air pollution across the globe since the rise of […]

Ph.D. student receives fisheries research grant

Ph.D. student receives fisheries research grant

Jonathan Rodemann, a Ph.D. student in the Department of Earth and Environment, was recently awarded the Southeast Coastal Ocean Observing […]

For biological sciences student, life revolves around orchids

For biological sciences student, life revolves around orchids

Keeping a plant alive takes special care and a good level of patience. Keeping orchids alive and beautiful is tougher […]

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 […]