Post Tagged with: "Southeast Environmental Research Center"

Florida's mangroves move inland to keep up with salt water intrusion caused by sea level rise.

Mangroves move inland as seas rise

Adapting to the damaging effects of climate change, plants are gradually moving to where temperatures are cooler, rainfall is greater, […]

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FIU’s climate change/sea level rise experts

FIU’s climate change/sea level rise experts

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers predicts sea levels in South Florida will rise from three to seven inches by […]

Why we should care about the United Nations’ COP21

Why we should care about the United Nations’ COP21

From Nov. 30 — Dec. 11, delegates from 194 countries throughout the world will convene in France for the 21st […]

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Climate summit calls on a global community for change

Climate summit calls on a global community for change

Biologist Maureen Donnelly says the climate crisis is the greatest challenge of our time, but she has hope for the […]

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TEDxFIU 2015 tickets on sale

TEDxFIU 2015 tickets on sale

For the last three years, faculty, alumni and students at FIU have taken to the TEDx world stage to share […]

FIU and FEMA hosted a seminar for local leaders in South Florida to build climate change resiliency in the local community.

FIU, FEMA partner to build climate change resiliency

Every dollar spent in actions to reduce disaster losses saves the nation $4 in damages. To build climate change resiliency, […]

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Bill Gorton (left) poses with his first bonefish and Captain Early Gentry (right) in Islamorada, Fla. in 1958.

Project Bay Bones investigates bonefish decline

Bonefish catches are on the decline, and researchers in the FIU Southeast Environmental Research Center are trying to get to […]

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Sea Level Solutions Center launches

Sea Level Solutions Center launches

With rising seas threatening coastal communities all across the world, FIU has launched the Sea Level Solutions Center to help people […]

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TEDxFIU announces speakers for 2015

TEDxFIU announces speakers for 2015

This year at TEDxFIU, eight talks will inspire the audience to always move forward – innovating and giving. The annual event now […]

D.C. Update: Pell Grants receive boost; congrats for 50 years

D.C. Update: Pell Grants receive boost; congrats for 50 years

With the final appropriations bill markups nearing a close, FIU works with officials, agencies and organizations to advance the South […]

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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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. For help reaching FIU’s […]

FIU sea level rise experts visit White House

FIU sea level rise experts visit White House

The Cherry Blossoms were in full bloom this week in Washington, D.C. as FIU’s researchers briefed the White House and […]

Scientists discuss Nicaragua canal project

Scientists discuss Nicaragua canal project

A group of international scientists convened this month for a two-day workshop at FIU to discuss the data used in […]

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From coastlines to the Everglades, researchers tackle sea level rise

From coastlines to the Everglades, researchers tackle sea level rise

Under the streets of Miami Beach, seeping up through the limestone, water creeps into storm drains and pours into the […]

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