A warming climate is warming the world’s lakes — and it could spell trouble for tropical fish, animals and tiny organisms.
- Warming lakes put biodiversity at risk
- What can a medical student learn at the zoo?
Michael Valente recounts his experience on a unique clinical rotation.
- Humans are greater threat to sharks, not the other way around
As we start to anticipate this year's Shark Week in July — and as we head out to the beach this summer — it's the perfect time to refresh our knowledge of sharks.
- Alligators are the engineers of the wetlands
Alligators radically change the ecosystem around them to make the best of seasonal alterations in water levels — and that’s a good thing for wetlands.
- FIU conservation scientists give trafficked, endangered parrots fighting chance
Two dozen rare Amazon parrot chicks left orphaned and homeless by wildlife smuggling operation are receiving round-the-clock care from FIU conservation zoologists.
- Newly identified whale’s favored prey is not endangered, but the whale is
Critically endangered Rice's whales prefer to dine on a type of driftfish, and scientists say, though common, this fish must be considered as part of conservation strategies for the whale.
- FIU emerges triumphant at global tech conference
The international gathering brought FIU experts into dynamic exchange with entrepreneurs, investors and others eager to learn about the latest in technology and business.
- How restoring the Everglades can save the Florida panther and our home
The Everglades is a critical habitat for the endangered Florida Panther, the species on which FIU's mascot is modeled.