Institute of Environment

Student’s passion fuels his future

Student’s passion fuels his future

By Maria Gabriela Gonzalez Starchek & Candice Allouch Ayi Ajavon grew up fascinated by how different fish species could live […]

3 things to know about working in marine conservation

3 things to know about working in marine conservation

The following op-ed by Predator Ecology & Conservation Lab Ph.D. Candidate Erin Spencer was originally published in Ocean Conservancy. If […]

Duunnn dunnn…SharkFest is here

Duunnn dunnn…SharkFest is here

National Geographic’s must-sea event is back on July 5 — and FIU’s shark scientists are featured in four new SharkFest […]

FIU shark experts list

FIU shark experts list

FIU has some of the top marine researchers in the country, including several focused on the science of sharks. They are […]

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 […]

Aquarius helps researchers understand life in extreme environments

Aquarius helps researchers understand life in extreme environments

Written by: Paola Burgos-Carrasquill For astronauts, space is the most stressful environment they face. What’s not very clear is how […]

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 […]