Posts tagged with: "Earth and Environment"

FIU researcher Rolando Santos examines baited remote underwater video to study fish in newly opened Joe Bay.

Scientists study portion of Everglades closed to people for decades

After nearly 40 years of being closed off to the public, visitors to Everglades National Park can now explore Joe […]

Natural oyster bed as seen at low tide in the Lynhaven Inlet off the Chesapeake Bay in Virginia Beach, Va.

Oysters hold secrets to Chesapeake Bay’s past

People began to negatively impact the water quality of the Chesapeake Bay earlier than previously thought, a new study finds. […]

Volunteers expand preserve’s pollinator gardens for Earth Day

Volunteers expand preserve’s pollinator gardens for Earth Day

  In celebration of Earth Day, the FIU community came together for several different events to help make the university […]

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Students in FIU's field excursion course visit Camex, a building materials company, in the Florida Keys to observe a limestone blast.

Spring breakers rocked by Florida Keys

This spring break, undergraduates in FIU’s field excursion course got their hands dirty developing their geology skills in the Florida Keys. The […]

Student club fosters passion for gardening

Student club fosters passion for gardening

  Alana Rodriguez’s story is a familiar one. She moved to New York after high school to study psychology and […]

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Miami Heat shooting guard Rodney McGruder (left) and FIU's Nick Ogle (right) plant environmentally appropriate and culturally important plants in the Everglades as part of Heat Glades Sweep.

FIU joins Miami Heat, Miccosukee tribe to protect the Everglades

The tropical hardwood hammock habitats in the Florida Everglades are under threat by invasive plants and animals, chemicals and toxins, fires […]

2016 Cuba experts list

2016 Cuba experts list

FIU, located in the heart of Miami’s Cuban-American community, has a wide array of experts on Cuba and the U.S.-Cuba […]

FIU 2017 Presidential Inauguration experts

FIU 2017 Presidential Inauguration experts

Florida International University has several experts on local, state, national and international politics, as well as other fields, available to […]

Happy Holidays from President Rosenberg

Happy Holidays from President Rosenberg

On Friday, Dec. 30, 2016, President Mark B. Rosenberg delivered this message to the FIU community: This holiday season gives us […]

Brian Machovina uses COREYAK to feel better after an entire work-day spent at a desk.

Stay fit this new year with COREYAK

The creators of Yonanas have just released their latest invention, and it’s perfect for those wanting to get moving on […]

Student-grown poinsettias for sale this holiday season

Student-grown poinsettias for sale this holiday season

Decorating for the holidays? Need a host gift for a party? Consider giving back to FIU at the same time […]

My internship bringing sustainable solutions to Nicaragua

My internship bringing sustainable solutions to Nicaragua

ColName: Annette Dominguez  Hometown: Miami, Florida Major: Sustainability with a certificate in public policy (Global Learning) Where did you intern and what […]

Faculty mentor their colleagues in a newly expanded program

Faculty mentor their colleagues in a newly expanded program

Kathy Quardokus Fisher was finishing her post-doc studies at Oregon State University in readiness for a move to FIU, where she had […]

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Florida's mangroves move inland to keep up with salt water intrusion caused by sea level rise.

Everglades mangroves worth billions in fight against climate change

When it comes to storing carbon, scientists have put a price tag on the value of mangroves in Everglades National […]

Mangroves at sunset in the Shark River before the 2010 cold event. Photo by Jennifer Rehage, Florida International University.

Cold spells chill tropical species

Two cold spells, two years apart, in two subtropical regions of the world have given scientists clues to what happens […]