Southeast Environmental Research Center

7 things you didn’t know about the Everglades

7 things you didn’t know about the Everglades

In honor of the Florida Everglades turning 73 on Dec. 6, we are sharing seven things that might surprise you. […]

The dos and don’ts of recycling

The dos and don’ts of recycling

When it comes to recycling, it can be tough to separate myths from reality. How do we know what to […]

2020 FIU ForEverglades Scholarship Awardees

2020 FIU ForEverglades Scholarship Awardees

Since 2008, the FIU ForEverglades Scholarship has been preparing the next generation of scientists and leaders who will be protecting […]

Corals have a secret weapon against a warming climate

Corals have a secret weapon against a warming climate

Rising ocean temperatures are killing coral reefs, but researchers discovered corals have a secret buried in their genes that just […]

FIU@Home: Explore water quality monitoring

FIU@Home: Explore water quality monitoring

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

NOAA awards nearly $600,000 to mangrove resilience project

NOAA awards nearly $600,000 to mangrove resilience project

An FIU Institute of Environment researcher is trying to understand how mangrove coasts gain back their strength after being hit […]

Biscayne Bay at a critical tipping point

Biscayne Bay at a critical tipping point

Scientists in the FIU Institute of Environment were first to respond to the unprecedented fish kills and algal blooms recently […]

Ph.D. student receives fisheries research grant

Ph.D. student receives fisheries research grant

Jonathan Rodemann, a Ph.D. student in the Department of Earth and Environment, was recently awarded the Southeast Coastal Ocean Observing […]

Plastic pollution makes a mess of the oceans

Plastic pollution makes a mess of the oceans

If you were to gather up all the plastic trash thrown into the ocean each year, it would weigh as […]

Do your part this #PlasticFreeJuly

Do your part this #PlasticFreeJuly

Plastic is everywhere. It’s in everyday packaging, electronics, toys, skincare products and clothes. It can even get into your food […]