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Scientists concerned over drop in shark bites

Scientists concerned over drop in shark bites

The number of shark bites in Florida have plummeted in 2018, and scientists are trying to figure out why. Just 16 […]

FIU participates in inaugural Broward Youth Climate Summit

FIU participates in inaugural Broward Youth Climate Summit

By Alvina Chackungal Nearly 500 middle school and high school students gathered on January 25t for the first ever Broward […]

Red Tide spikes manatee fatalities

Red Tide spikes manatee fatalities

Recently, there has been an estimated 100 manatee fatalities due to the lingering toxic algae known as Red Tide. With […]

The Medina Aquarius Program offers Diver Medic Technician course

The Medina Aquarius Program offers Diver Medic Technician course

Commercial, professional and scientific divers often need to work in remote areas where they are isolated from hospitals that can […]

Aquarius Reef Base tests new diver tracking system with U.S. Navy

Aquarius Reef Base tests new diver tracking system with U.S. Navy

The job of a U.S. Navy diver is anything but ordinary. Navy divers are on duty across every one of […]

FIU: A university that grows with immigrants

FIU: A university that grows with immigrants

As the first and only public research university in Miami, FIU offers undergraduate, master’s and doctoral degrees to its students […]

The future of red tide: what scientists are saying

The future of red tide: what scientists are saying

This year’s red tide outbreak slowly spread into Manatee County waters by August and fish died by the thousands, washing […]

Watch how Aquarius is used for future space missions

Watch how Aquarius is used for future space missions

Located eight and a half miles from Key Largo, Florida and 62 feet below the surface, Aquarius Reef Base is used for […]

World’s only undersea research laboratory

World’s only undersea research laboratory

Aquarius Reef Base gives researchers and divers the convenience of living in their underwater field site without sacrificing the comforts […]

The Medina Aquarius Program teaches trauma component of shark handling workshop

The Medina Aquarius Program teaches trauma component of shark handling workshop

Anyone who has ever conducted fieldwork knows that sometimes things do not go according to plan. Being prepared for the […]