Institute of Environment

Ocean center welcomes new education coordinator

Ocean center welcomes new education coordinator

When she’s not teaching youngsters about the importance of our marine environment for the Center for Coastal Oceans Research, Analisa Duran can […]

Water institute presents graduate students with annual award

Water institute presents graduate students with annual award

Each year, the leadership committee for the three centers at the Institute of Water and Environment decides the graduate students of […]

Environmental DNA used as tracking tool

Environmental DNA used as tracking tool

The so-called “environmental DNA” is helping conservationists keep track of marine species. Sharks, especially, are not easy to track as many […]

Scientists concerned over drop in shark bites

Scientists concerned over drop in shark bites

The number of shark bites in Florida have plummeted in 2018, and scientists are trying to figure out why. Just 16 […]

We are Tropics: Shagufta Gaffar

We are Tropics: Shagufta Gaffar

Agricultural intensification goes hand-in-hand with pesticide use. Mounting evidence of their harmful impacts has forced scientists to explore ways to […]

FIU participates in inaugural Broward Youth Climate Summit

FIU participates in inaugural Broward Youth Climate Summit

By Alvina Chackungal Nearly 500 middle school and high school students gathered on January 25t for the first ever Broward […]

Rolando Santos: Making waves at FIU

Rolando Santos: Making waves at FIU

Rolando Omar Santos Corujo, a postdoctoral associate in the Southeast Environmental Research Center within the Institute of Water and Environment, works […]

The future of South Florida’s freshwater fishing

The future of South Florida’s freshwater fishing

From backyard canals, to vast lakes, South Florida is a place where you truly never know what’s on the end […]

Red Tide spikes manatee fatalities

Red Tide spikes manatee fatalities

Recently, there has been an estimated 100 manatee fatalities due to the lingering toxic algae known as Red Tide. With […]

Aquarius Reef Base tests new diver tracking system with US Navy

Aquarius Reef Base tests new diver tracking system with US Navy

The job of a US Navy diver is anything but ordinary. Navy divers are on duty across every one of the […]