Institute of Environment

What is water worth?

What is water worth?

Water holds a different value for every creature, culture and climate yet there’s no question it’s one of our planet’s […]

Water goddess’ research may one day provide clean drinking water to millions

Water goddess’ research may one day provide clean drinking water to millions

Anahita Esmaeilian has been thinking about the threat of unclean drinking water on our planet for a long time. She […]

FIU experts available to discuss the water crises the world faces

FIU experts available to discuss the water crises the world faces

Faculty, students and staff in FIU’s College of Arts, Sciences & Education work across a variety of disciplines on water-related […]

Student receives coral restoration scholarship

Student receives coral restoration scholarship

As a child, the ocean was Serena Hackerott’s playground. With both her parents being avid scuba divers, Hackerott spent her […]

Master teacher recognized with Deering Foundation Partner Award

Master teacher recognized with Deering Foundation Partner Award

For 15 years, Nicholas Oehm has leveraged a partnership with the Deering Estate to have FIU students and alumni study […]

Science isn’t boring. Neither are these women scientists!

Science isn’t boring. Neither are these women scientists!

Celebrating its sixth year, the United Nations’ International Day of Women and Girls in Science is celebrated Feb. 11 in […]

FIU@Home: Explore Aquarius Reef Base

FIU@Home: Explore Aquarius Reef Base

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

Institute of Environment provides two fellowships for FIU-UNIFI dual Ph.D. program

Institute of Environment provides two fellowships for FIU-UNIFI dual Ph.D. program

FIU’s Institute of Environment is providing two fellowships to eligible FIU students interested in a unique dual degree program. The […]

FIU bridges cooperation between global modeling professionals

FIU bridges cooperation between global modeling professionals

Jayantha Obeysekera, director of Sea Level Solutions in the FIU Institute of Environment, recently led a virtual week-long international workshop […]

Lighting the way in the deep sea

Lighting the way in the deep sea

On a research cruise in the Florida Straits, Danielle DeLeo collected creatures from the deep sea to study their migratory […]