Post Tagged with: "Coastlines and Oceans Division"

NOAA awards nearly $600,000 to mangrove resilience project

NOAA awards nearly $600,000 to mangrove resilience project

An FIU Institute of Environment researcher is trying to understand how mangrove coasts gain back their strength after being hit […]

Grandmother, retired professor counts sharks and rays. They count on her, too.

Grandmother, retired professor counts sharks and rays. They count on her, too.

A retired grandmother of four in landlocked Mount Vernon, Ohio holds the distinction of being the top volunteer for the […]

Biscayne Bay at a critical tipping point

Biscayne Bay at a critical tipping point

Scientists in the FIU Institute of Environment were first to respond to the unprecedented fish kills and algal blooms recently […]

What lies beneath the surface

What lies beneath the surface

Between 40 to 50 percent of Coral Gables residences are on septic tanks, which poses unique challenges for a community […]

How DNA tech is cracking down on illegal shark fin trade

How DNA tech is cracking down on illegal shark fin trade

Diego Cardenosa saw the real-life impact of his work within 24 hours of defending his Ph.D. The news of the […]

Bracken-Grissom appointed assistant director of Coastlines and Oceans Division

Bracken-Grissom appointed assistant director of Coastlines and Oceans Division

Heather Bracken-Grissom has made groundbreaking scientific contributions. Known for her expertise in evolution, biodiversity and conservation of marine animals and […]

Ph.D. student receives fisheries research grant

Ph.D. student receives fisheries research grant

Jonathan Rodemann, a Ph.D. student in the Department of Earth and Environment, was recently awarded the Southeast Coastal Ocean Observing […]

Sylvia Earle at Aquarius during 2012's Mission Aquarius

Women aquanauts speak out on living underwater at Aquarius

Fifty years ago, an intrepid group of female marine scientists embarked on a historic mission to live and work beneath […]

Global study reveals sharks are functionally extinct from many reefs

Global study reveals sharks are functionally extinct from many reefs

A landmark study by Global FinPrint reveals sharks are absent on many of the world’s coral reefs, indicating they are too rare […]

Plastic pollution makes a mess of the oceans

Plastic pollution makes a mess of the oceans

If you were to gather up all the plastic trash thrown into the ocean each year, it would weigh as […]