Posts tagged with: "Institute of Water and Environment"

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 […]

Research milestone is just another day for FIU scientists

Research milestone is just another day for FIU scientists

In an effort to understand the diets of plant-loving fish, FIU Ph.D. student Jessica Sanchez and marine sciences professor Joel […]

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FIU receives $5 million NSF grant to launch Center for Aquatic Chemistry and the Environment

FIU receives $5 million NSF grant to launch Center for Aquatic Chemistry and the Environment

When an explosion at the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig sent millions of gallons of oil spilling into the Gulf of […]

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A legacy not yet written: FIU researchers believe sea level rise is a problem that can be solved

A legacy not yet written: FIU researchers believe sea level rise is a problem that can be solved

By Eric Barton and JoAnn Adkins | Photos by Doug Garland ’10 Tiffany Troxler takes a right turn from Miami […]

Unstressed moon jellyfish (immature stage) exposed to water-only control. 

Photo courtesy of  of G.M. Rand, FIU Southeast Environmental Research Center.

Jellyfish become unintended victims of oil spill mitigation

A chemical used to disperse oil following the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill has been proven to severely harm and […]

Agoyan dam in Ecuador
Photo by Elizabeth Anderson

Cultural costs of building dams

People must be a consideration when building dams, according to FIU researchers. The world’s tropical regions are in the midst […]