Institute of Environment

Partnership with alumnus-led non-profit brings diverse voices with climate crisis solutions

Partnership with alumnus-led non-profit brings diverse voices with climate crisis solutions

By Sajida Malik FIU’s Institute of Environment has partnered with an FIU alum’s non-profit because solving for the world’s ongoing […]

Ph.D. student’s research will help protect sea turtles, marine communities

Ph.D. student’s research will help protect sea turtles, marine communities

By: Carolina Maria It takes a lot of seagrass to support a healthy sea turtle population. What a healthy sea […]

FIU Ph.D. student awarded innovative TechCongress Fellowship

FIU Ph.D. student awarded innovative TechCongress Fellowship

By Taylor Gutierrez  Christian Perez is heading to Washington D.C in 2022 to help policy makers understand how to use […]

How an undergraduate scholarship helped a marine biology alum start her research

How an undergraduate scholarship helped a marine biology alum start her research

Undergraduate research fellowships at FIU are helping researchers uncover more information about the Sargassum that frequently fouls our beaches. Marine […]

Gathered tomatoes in the greenhouse.

Florida’s tomato and strawberry farmers look to future amid market, climate challenges

Florida tomato and strawberry farmers are no strangers to a changing climate. They have already begun adapting to warmer temperatures through heat-resistant varieties and suitable production technology. However, can they continue to adapt to rising heat amidst other emerging factors including growing foreign competition, labor shortages and changing consumer preferences?

FIU alumnus awarded prestigious NSF CREST postdoctoral research fellowship

FIU alumnus awarded prestigious NSF CREST postdoctoral research fellowship

By Taylor Gutierrez An FIU alumnus is blending research from three universities in an attempt to discover how marine life […]

Don’t judge a book – or creepy crawler – by its cover

Don’t judge a book – or creepy crawler – by its cover

By Sajida Malik Warning: this will make your skin crawl! Check out 5 creepy crawlers that researchers in FIU’s Institute […]

How to celebrate a green Halloween

How to celebrate a green Halloween

By Carolina Maria Halloween might be scary, but it doesn’t have to be a scary time for the environment. Everyone […]

2021 FIU ForEverglades Scholarship Awardees

2021 FIU ForEverglades Scholarship Awardees

The Everglades Foundation recently announced the 2021 winners of its prestigious ForEverglades Scholarships and Fellowships. This year, six of the […]

Communications training for a return to the moon takes place at Aquarius

Communications training for a return to the moon takes place at Aquarius

Whether one is diving on the ocean floor or walking on the surface of the moon, successful communication with mission […]