Post Tagged with: "Marine Sciences"

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 […]

Cameraman/director Didier Noirot is filming in the middle of a herd of silky sharks.  (photo credit: Didier Noirot)

More to sharks than meets the surface

Most people are quick to judge sharks by their appearance and see them as solitary hunters. But their behavior shows […]

Heithaus dives into importance of volcanoes and life underwater

Heithaus dives into importance of volcanoes and life underwater

Mike Heithaus, shark researcher in the Institute of Environment and dean of the College of Arts, Sciences & Education, became […]

Fredrick C. Bothe Scholarship for Environmental Studies

Fredrick C. Bothe Scholarship for Environmental Studies

The Florida Society of Environmental Analysts (FSEA) is accepting applications for the Fredrick C. Bothe Scholarship for Environmental Studies. This […]

Broward County seeks marine resources manager

Broward County seeks marine resources manager

The Broward County Board of County Commissioners is seeking qualified candidates for the position of marine resources manager. The successful […]

FIU@Home: Discover Mantis Shrimp Vision

FIU@Home: Discover Mantis Shrimp Vision

FIU’s Aquarius Reef Base gives scientists the gift of time. Living in the world’s only underwater laboratory allows scientists to […]

Fellowships empower graduate researcher to study bull sharks at Rookery Bay

Fellowships empower graduate researcher to study bull sharks at Rookery Bay

Kristine Zikmanis, a biology Ph.D. student in the Institute of Environment’s Marine Community and Behavioral Ecology Lab, is researching sharks […]

Dangerous shark fins are everywhere in Hong Kong markets

Dangerous shark fins are everywhere in Hong Kong markets

As one of the world’s importers of shark products, Hong Kong markets are known for the variety of shark fins […]