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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, […]

FIU@Home: Explore Madagascar

FIU@Home: Explore Madagascar

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

CASE Spring 2021 Real Triumphs Graduates

CASE Spring 2021 Real Triumphs Graduates

A diverse group of men and women in background, nationality, interests and ambitions, these individuals are shining examples of what […]

Students awarded 2021 Cristina Menendez Memorial Fellowship

Students awarded 2021 Cristina Menendez Memorial Fellowship

Thirteen students across FIU’s College of Arts, Sciences & Education have been awarded the Institute of Environment’s 2021 Cristina Menendez […]

Plant parents, don’t panic

Plant parents, don’t panic

Plant parents bloomed over the course of the pandemic. Plants brought a sense of companionship to people quarantining alone. It […]

These female astronauts might go from Aquarius to the moon

These female astronauts might go from Aquarius to the moon

Three of the women training for the U.S.’s return to the moon first trained for space missions at Aquarius — […]

FIU’s real-life Aquaman retires

FIU’s real-life Aquaman retires

Living underwater isn’t something most people get to do. Mark Hulsbeck has done it. A lot. The man known to […]