Environment, Arts and Society

What will climate change do to plants? The answer might be rooted in history

What will climate change do to plants? The answer might be rooted in history

When it comes to plant roots, the past may be able to hint at what the future holds. A team […]

FIU professor spearheads development of novel analytical tools

FIU professor spearheads development of novel analytical tools

Chemistry professor and Institute of Environment researcher Francisco Fernández-Lima recently spoke with Chemical & Engineering News about his uses for […]

Fellowships empower graduate researcher to study bull sharks at Rookery Bay

Fellowships empower graduate researcher to study bull sharks at Rookery Bay

Kristine Zikmanis, a biology Ph.D. student in the Institute of Environment’s Marine Community and Behavioral Ecology Lab, is researching sharks […]

FIU alumna joins NYC Rapid Responders in fight against COVID-19

FIU alumna joins NYC Rapid Responders in fight against COVID-19

When Taylor Barger ’14 visited New York City in late 2019, she was met with electric billboards, bright lights and […]

FIU@Home: Discover pH Rainbow Volcanos

FIU@Home: Discover pH Rainbow Volcanos

Home is the first learning laboratory. This is one in a series that brings opportunities to discover, explore and create […]

Dangerous shark fins are everywhere in Hong Kong markets

Dangerous shark fins are everywhere in Hong Kong markets

As one of the world’s importers of shark products, Hong Kong markets are known for the variety of shark fins […]

Saving seagrasses may keep carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere

Saving seagrasses may keep carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere

As seagrasses continue to die globally, they could release all the carbon dioxide they have stored back into the atmosphere. […]

A love affair with living underwater

A love affair with living underwater

More than 50 years of oceanic exploration has changed society’s relationship with the planet. Today, there is only underwater research […]

Oceanographer Sylvia Earle chats about COVID-19’s environmental impacts

Oceanographer Sylvia Earle chats about COVID-19’s environmental impacts

Lifelong oceanographer Sylvia Earle has always focused on the importance of conservation. Earle was part of an expedition at the […]

Podcast: Staying motivated during COVID-19

Podcast: Staying motivated during COVID-19

College of Arts, Sciences & Education students who lead a club for pre-med students shared stories they have heard or […]