Posts tagged with: "Biological Sciences"

Volcano sharks are a thing

Volcano sharks are a thing

Researchers investigate for Shark Week FIU researchers dive into the world of sharks and volcanoes this week during Discovery Channel’s […]

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Research team selected to monitor plan that could save Florida Bay

Research team selected to monitor plan that could save Florida Bay

FIU will monitor the impacts of a large-scale construction project designed to save Florida Bay, according to a contract approved […]

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Caribbean reef sharks patrol the reefs in great numbers off Grand Cayman. While shark fishing is allowed here, there seems to be a high abundance of sharks which is rare of the Caribbean.

Global FinPrint guides shark conservation in Dominican Republic

Officials in the Dominican Republic are working with Global FinPrint researchers to guide their conservation efforts in the wake of a […]

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FIU, Italian university partner to tackle water problems

FIU, Italian university partner to tackle water problems

FIU and the Universita per Stranieri di Perugia in Italy are formalizing collaborative efforts to address global water and environmental […]

FIU researchers, including Rene Price, led talks on the environmental challenges to Biscayne Bay.

South Florida comes together to help save Biscayne Bay

A 63-inch sewer line broke June 20, sending waste into Miami-Dade County’s Biscayne Canal and Intracoastal Waterway. Although the “no […]

FIU biology student Valeria Paz helps conduct research on coral reef restoration.

Marine scientists and astronauts join forces to create world’s deepest coral nursery

Nestled in the Florida Keys Marine Sanctuary, 10 tree-like structures made of PVC pipes rise up from the ocean floor. […]

Biologist Ross Boucek (pictured) and a team of FIU researchers found common snook in deeper waters of the Florida Everglades survived the 2010 cold spell that brought temperatures down to the 30s.

Snook survive cold spell in deeper waters of Everglades

Restoring freshwater flow to the Florida Everglades could help snook, one of the state’s prized gaming fish, survive extreme climate […]

FIU at eMerge: Startups, biomedical breakthroughs and ecological research

FIU at eMerge: Startups, biomedical breakthroughs and ecological research

At this year’s eMerge Americas conference, FIU is showcasing new companies associated with StartUP FIU, in addition to scientific breakthroughs […]

FIU neuroscientist becomes president of University of Liberia

FIU neuroscientist becomes president of University of Liberia

Retired FIU Biology professor Ophelia Weeks has been named president of the University of Liberia. Already at work in her […]

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FIU Paris Agreement experts

FIU Paris Agreement experts

President Trump has announced that the United States will withdraw from the Paris Agreement. The landmark climate accord looks to […]

Florida sets the standard for water efficiency in the south

Florida sets the standard for water efficiency in the south

Florida leads the south in water efficiency, according to a study examining water use across the United States. While states […]

Green pigeon pea. Photo by croptrust.org.

FIU geneticist wants to arm farmers with improved pigeon pea plants

Researchers have identified key genes associated with flowering time in the pigeon pea, a finding that could lead to more […]

April 2017 in photos: Yoga, Spring Game and Uproar

April 2017 in photos: Yoga, Spring Game and Uproar

We made it! The Spring 2017 semester is coming to a close, and we’re ready to usher in another summer […]

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Why frogs need saving

Why frogs need saving

On April 29, the world’s frogs are celebrated on Save The Frogs Day. But throughout the year, FIU researchers go […]

Congressman Ted Deutch (FL-22) kicks off the Coastal Sustainability Briefing on Capitol Hill.

FIU leads dialogue on coastal sustainability at the White House, Capitol Hill

As Congress negotiates a funding bill to keep the federal government open, FIU’s Institute of Water and Environment leadership engages […]