Posts tagged with: "James Fourqurean"

FIU 2017 hurricane season experts

FIU 2017 hurricane season experts

FIU has several experts who are available to discuss various issues related to hurricanes and their consequences. For help reaching FIU’s […]

James Fourqurean spoke about the importance of and threats to Biscayne Bay at the 2017 Biscayne Bay Marine Health Inaugural Summit.

Marine ecologist takes helm of national federation

FIU marine ecologist James Fourqurean has been elected president of the Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation. Fourqurean will lead the […]

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Biodiversity negates carbon storage in seagrasses, new study finds

Scientists are zeroing in on the seagrass meadows that could help slow down climate change. Seagrass meadows are great absorbers […]

Sharks revealed as the great protectors of seagrass

Sharks revealed as the great protectors of seagrass

Sharks, marine scientists say, are often misunderstood, described as ravenous man-eaters. In reality, sharks are critically important to the health of […]

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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 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 […]

FIU 2016 Political Experts

FIU 2016 Political Experts

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

FIU and Rookery Bay Reserve form research, education partnership

FIU and Rookery Bay Reserve form research, education partnership

  Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve and FIU have established a new partnership that will serve FIU students as […]

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FIU shark experts list

FIU shark experts list

FIU has some of the top marine researchers in the country, including several focused on the science of sharks. They are […]

Marine predators take bite out of climate change

Marine predators take bite out of climate change

When it comes to mitigating climate change, marine predators could be a key factor. Coastal habitats full of vegetation, including […]

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FIU becomes major research partner of Florida Keys sanctuary

FIU becomes major research partner of Florida Keys sanctuary

Florida International University has been named a major research, monitoring and education partner of the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary […]

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Tropics at a crossroads: FIU addresses changing planet through research, partnerships and policy

Tropics at a crossroads: FIU addresses changing planet through research, partnerships and policy

The greatest concentration of biodiversity occurs in the tropics, especially in rainforests and coral reefs. Biodiversity is the diversity of […]

FIU establishes impressive presence at tech conference

FIU establishes impressive presence at tech conference

Frank Hernandez ’13 earned his bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees in computer science at FIU. It’s not a stretch to […]

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FIU students descend on Aquarius

FIU students descend on Aquarius

Four FIU students embarked on a seven-day mission to Aquarius this week, the first FIU research mission to the world’s […]

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Jim Fourqurean, Aileen Soto and Christian Lopes pose under the wet porch of Aquarius.

Students visit Aquarius

  Christian Lopes, Alex Perez and Jason Howard became the first FIU students to visit Aquarius Reef Base since the […]