Post Tagged with: "School of Environment Arts and Society (SEAS)"

Mandela Fellows host awareness campaign at FIU

Mandela Fellows host awareness campaign at FIU

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” –Nelson Mandela These famous words inspired […]

Frankenskeeter: Professor genetically modifies mosquitoes in quest to protect humans

Frankenskeeter: Professor genetically modifies mosquitoes in quest to protect humans

Matthew DeGennaro is determined to stop the world’s deadliest animal. Accounting for as many as 725,000 deaths worldwide every year, […]

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FIU at I-75 keeps BA degrees in sight for transfer students

FIU at I-75 keeps BA degrees in sight for transfer students

FIU has teamed up with Broward College to share space and open doors to ever-greater numbers of students. Working side-by-side […]

Individual efforts can improve ocean health, researchers say

Individual efforts can improve ocean health, researchers say

By 2050, there will be more plastic by weight than fish in the world’s oceans, according to researchers. Consequently, France […]

Endangered songbirds prefer a Dyson

Endangered songbirds prefer a Dyson

Some fans are quiet, but weak. Others are powerful, but noisy. According to Dyson, their Air Multiplier fans are quiet […]

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Blue-green algae in the St. Lucie River in Florida. Photo by: WPTV

FIU experts on toxic algae

A massive bloom of blue-green algae has hit four counties in Florida covering beaches along the Atlantic coast, damaging aquatic […]

Water full of algae laps along the Sewell's Point shore on the St. Lucie River under an Ocean Boulevard bridge, Monday, June 27, 2016.  (Richard Graulich/The Palm Beach Post via AP)

5 things to know about toxic algae

A massive bloom of blue-green algae has hit four counties in Florida covering beaches along the Atlantic coast with foul-smelling, […]

FIU and Deering Estate have launched the FIU-Deering Cultural Ecological Field Station Fellowship Program to fund Ph.D. students whose research will benefit conservation management efforts at the estate and in the region.

FIU, Deering Estate launch conservation research program

The Deering Estate is becoming a living research lab for FIU conservation scientists. FIU and Deering Estate have launched the […]

Sharks given fighting chance with science, policy

Sharks given fighting chance with science, policy

You asked. We answered. In early June, FIU News invited our readers to submit their questions about sharks. We shared those […]

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FIU marine scientist Heather Bracken-Grissom poses with a deep-sea shrimp aboard a research vessel in the Gulf of Mexico.

Marine scientists go deep in Gulf research

It has been six years since the Deepwater Horizon oil spill dumped millions of barrels of oil into the Gulf […]

American Alligator in the Florida Everglades

6 things to know about alligators

Growing to nearly 15 feet in length, the American alligator can take up residence in Florida’s canals, lakes, rivers and […]

Heithaus on Shark Week: sharks and dolphins, it’s complicated

Heithaus on Shark Week: sharks and dolphins, it’s complicated

Sharks and dolphins have shared the ocean for ages, but only recently, scientists have begun to understand the true nature […]

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Alumnus Richard Blanco pens tribute to Orlando victims

Alumnus Richard Blanco pens tribute to Orlando victims

In the weeks following the shootings at a gay nightclub in Orlando that killed 49 people, the nation has rallied to […]

Humans are greater threat to sharks, not the other way around

Humans are greater threat to sharks, not the other way around

You asked. We answered. In early June, FIU News invited our readers to submit their questions about sharks. We shared those […]

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Picture of Jarvis Reef in the Pacific Ocean taken by a BRUV deployed by the Australian team with FinPrint. To date, this picture holds the record of the most sharks—12 in total—in one frame.

Shark census reaches first 100 reefs

Early findings of global survey show existing data may be inaccurate Researchers attempting the world’s largest-ever survey of shark populations […]

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