Environment

Hispanic heritage drives students’ passion for science

Hispanic heritage drives students’ passion for science

By Taylor Gutierrez In honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month, FIU Institute of Environment graduate students highlighted how their Latin […]

Can long-lasting Styrofoam boxes incubate sea turtle eggs?

Can long-lasting Styrofoam boxes incubate sea turtle eggs?

By Carolina Maria Two undergraduate students are helping conduct research to determine whether Styrofoam containers — long hated for their […]

Up Close: Tom Frankovich

Up Close: Tom Frankovich

By Sajida Malik At the College of Arts, Sciences & Education, we’re training the next generation of changemakers. Our faculty […]

Small plastics can lead to a big problem

Small plastics can lead to a big problem

By Taylor Gutierrez Our coastal and wetland ecosystems are facing very real pollution threats from an invader so tiny, it […]

A love of nature paves the path for a beloved career

A love of nature paves the path for a beloved career

By Maria Gabriela Gonzalez Starchek Embarking on backpacking expeditions through rivers, mountains and caves in his native Cuba taught Rafael […]

Meet Sylvia Earle, a lifelong oceanographer

Meet Sylvia Earle, a lifelong oceanographer

The College of Arts, Sciences & Education is bringing Sylvia Earle for the inaugural Explorers & innovators Lecture Series on […]

Undergrads across the U.S. join unique coastal environmental research experience at FIU

Undergrads across the U.S. join unique coastal environmental research experience at FIU

A lucky group of undergraduates from across the nation had the summer of a lifetime exploring the iconic coastal ecosystems […]

Graduate student awarded fellowship to study how mangroves react to coastal hazards

Graduate student awarded fellowship to study how mangroves react to coastal hazards

By Paola Burgos-Carrasquillo Mangroves are not indestructible but have been known to stand their ground in hurricanes. It’s that resilience […]

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 […]