Post Tagged with: "Earth and Environment"

FIU@Home: Explore water quality monitoring

FIU@Home: Explore water quality monitoring

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

Student works to save endangered orchids with friendly fungi

Student works to save endangered orchids with friendly fungi

Friendly fungi may be the key to helping vulnerable Florida orchid populations rebound. Ellen Garcia, a graduate student in the […]

Roots take a DIY approach for plant growth, study finds

Roots take a DIY approach for plant growth, study finds

By Nina Jungman Plants, like animals, must fight to survive. Unlike animals, the key to the plants’ survival lies in […]

Conference brings together 43 countries for dam discussion

Conference brings together 43 countries for dam discussion

An FIU Institute of Environment-led conference on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam brought together people from countries that have been […]

As emissions drop, air gets cleaner

As emissions drop, air gets cleaner

Videos and photos have gone viral showing the drastic change in air pollution across the globe since the rise of […]

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 […]

The return of the seaweed monster

The return of the seaweed monster

Every summer, beaches in the Caribbean, Florida and the Gulf of Mexico experience small amounts of seaweed residing on its […]

For biological sciences student, life revolves around orchids

For biological sciences student, life revolves around orchids

Keeping a plant alive takes special care and a good level of patience. Keeping orchids alive and beautiful is tougher […]

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 […]

Need for a new model for predicting extreme rainfall

Need for a new model for predicting extreme rainfall

Estimates of future rainfall are crucial for South Florida’s water management. As our climate gets warmer, more water vapor is […]