Earth and Environment

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 […]

Communities cutting down trees can help confront climate change

Communities cutting down trees can help confront climate change

By David Barton Bray To stop deforestation, mitigate climate change and help poor rural communities all at the same time, […]

And the Best Beach in America is…

And the Best Beach in America is…

Hawaii’s Hapuna Beach has claimed the top spot in Dr. Beach’s annual Top 10 Best Beaches in America list. FIU […]

2021 Hurricane Season experts

2021 Hurricane Season experts

The National Oceanic And Atmospheric Administration recently released the 2021 hurricane season predictions. Forecasters predict 13 to 20 named storms, […]

FIU@Home: Explore Madagascar

FIU@Home: Explore Madagascar

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

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 […]

Plant parents, don’t panic

Plant parents, don’t panic

Plant parents bloomed over the course of the pandemic. Plants brought a sense of companionship to people quarantining alone. It […]

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 […]

FIU experts available to discuss the water crises the world faces

FIU experts available to discuss the water crises the world faces

Faculty, students and staff in FIU’s College of Arts, Sciences & Education work across a variety of disciplines on water-related […]

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 […]