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

White House selects FIU to host climate resilience seminar

White House selects FIU to host climate resilience seminar

D.C. weekly update in a nutshell: FIU is chosen by the White House to work with FEMA to help better […]

Mike Heithaus takes a swim with a grouper outside of FIU Aquarius Reef Base, the world's only undersea research lab.

Coral reefs become training ground for NASA

As a team of international astronauts splashes down for a 14-day training mission in FIU’s Aquarius Reef Base, they will […]

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Tropical forests just got a little more diverse

Tropical forests just got a little more diverse

After decades of relying on scientific opinion, an international team of researchers has come close to determining the number of […]

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Odaimy Ayala, left, and Bryant Estadella won first place for their class' biology presentation.

Freshmen take top prize for virus research

FIU freshmen Odaimy Ayala and Bryant Estadella noticed subtle splashes of color on posters on display at a recent Howard […]

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Historic shark census catches predators on camera

Historic shark census catches predators on camera

Researchers are embarking on the largest-ever attempt to survey the world’s shark populations. Predators are disappearing from the oceans in alarming […]

Rhinella marina, commonly known as Bufo Toad, Marine Toad, or Cane Toad.

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Florida pet owners warned about deadly giant toads

Florida’s rainy season is in full force and pet owners are being cautioned to keep an eye out for toxic […]

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Luckily, we have more to go on now than just knowing the tracks of previous named storms. Titoxd

Better hurricane observation techniques make big storms less deadly

As part of a new op-ed series, FIU News shares the expertise and diverse perspectives of members of the university community. […]

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The Class of 2015 at Miami Northwestern Senior High School is the first graduating class to have been part of The Education Effect since their freshman year.

The Education Effect marks 4 years at Miami Northwestern

When Taylor Williams first set foot on the campus of Florida International University, she found it more than a little […]

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Map locator and description of proposed canal linking the Atlantic and the Pacific across Nicaragua. MCT 2014 (Newscom TagID: krtgfxlive046412.jpg) [Photo via Newscom]

Scientists question Nicaraguan canal in newly released report

A group of international scientists have released their findings about a proposed trans-isthmus shipping canal in Nicaragua, raising concerns about […]

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Inspired by the wilderness: Students’ Everglades journey in poems, essays and stories

Inspired by the wilderness: Students’ Everglades journey in poems, essays and stories

Six FIU students, all aspiring writers, were selected last fall to take part in a six-week Everglades wilderness expedition in […]

FIU in the Next Gen: Research

FIU in the Next Gen: Research

How will the discoveries and inventions of FIU faculty impact the world of the future? In the 50 years since […]

1-day sale turns 10-year-old book into ‘New York Times’ best seller

1-day sale turns 10-year-old book into ‘New York Times’ best seller

Les Standiford‘s 2005 Meet You In Hell has just met the New York Times Best Sellers list. Wanting to tell the story of […]

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Garfield Jarrett installs fencing in his farm operation in the Redlands, Fla. where he hopes to grow a variety of tropical crops.

Farming program cultivates new opportunities for veterans

Garfield Jarrett MSW ’14 has found therapy in farming through the FIU Veteran and Small Farmers Outreach Program. The U.S. […]

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FIU 2015 hurricane season experts

FIU 2015 hurricane season experts

FIU has several experts who are available to discuss various issues related to hurricanes and their consequences. Social and Political Impact […]

FIU marine scientist Mike Heithaus (left) and Jeff Corwin (right) examine a baby bull shark in the Everglades National Park.

Researchers uncover Shark River mysteries with Jeff Corwin

FIU researchers have teamed up with conservationist and TV personality Jeff Corwin to share their mission of protecting the Florida […]

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