Environment

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 […]

Communities cutting down trees can help confront climate change

Communities cutting down trees can help confront climate change

By David Barton Bray To stop deforestation, mitigate climate change and help poor rural communities all at the same time, […]

5 things you should know about Matamata turtles

5 things you should know about Matamata turtles

Is it a rock?An alien? No! It’s a matamata! A whatawhata? Never heard of them? That’s because they’re rare. Colombian […]

And the Best Beach in America is…

And the Best Beach in America is…

Hawaii’s Hapuna Beach has claimed the top spot in Dr. Beach’s annual Top 10 Best Beaches in America list. FIU […]

2021 Hurricane Season experts

2021 Hurricane Season experts

The National Oceanic And Atmospheric Administration recently released the 2021 hurricane season predictions. Forecasters predict 13 to 20 named storms, […]