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American Alligator in the Florida Everglades

6 things to know about alligators

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

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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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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 […]

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Evelyn Gaiser conducts research in Lake Annie in Highlands County, Fla.

Lake Annie finds its rhythm

Professor turns temperatures into musical score Evelyn Gaiser can hear music in the cold and warmth from one of Florida’s […]

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Marine scientist advises parents to leave ‘Dory’ on the big screen

Marine scientist advises parents to leave ‘Dory’ on the big screen

The palette surgeonfish, or blue tang, is the star of Disney-Pixar’s latest film Finding Dory — the much anticipated sequel […]

New sea level rise resource demonstrates capabilities of Digital Scholars Lab

New sea level rise resource demonstrates capabilities of Digital Scholars Lab

As technology advances, research methodologies in the sciences, social sciences and the humanities are also shifting. A new resource at […]

Biology Ph.D. student Emily Warschefsky is studying the genetic diversity and evolutionary history of mangos.

Geneticist studies history of mangoes

Nothing says summer like a ripe, juicy mango. The sweet fruit is the basis of many recipes and is found […]

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FIU leadership and South Florida Congressional delegation gather to cut the inaugural ribbon for FIU in D.C

Historic week in Washington: FIU in D.C. opens

From June 6-10, FIU inaugurated its dynamic new hub in the nation’s capital with a series of receptions with alumni, […]

What do you want to know about sharks?

What do you want to know about sharks?

Shark Week is approaching and FIU News is ready to talk predators. With some of the top marine researchers in […]

FIU in DC opens, focused on expanding research partnerships and propelling student success

FIU in DC opens, focused on expanding research partnerships and propelling student success

Florida International University will open the doors this week to FIU in Washington, D.C., (FIU in DC). The FIU initiative […]

Two gray reef sharks encounter a baited remote underwater video camera deployed by FIU marine scientist Jeremy Kiszka in the waters off Madagascar.

Shark conservation efforts garner support from Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation

Jeremy Kiszka is advancing conservation efforts of sharks and rays in East Africa, an effort supported by the Leonardo DiCaprio […]

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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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