Posts tagged with: "Earth and Environment"

Kevin Castillo

FIUteach student ready to fill a void

Kevin Castillo wants to teach where he’s needed most. He wants to teach science in high school. He wants to […]

Flooded streets in Arch Creek-North Miami. Photo by Shadaina Dessalines.

New flood risk identified by FIU researcher

As South Florida raises groundwater levels to fight salt water intrusion, the threat of flooding from within will only increase, […]

Cody Eggenberger

Is Everglades restoration good for fish?

Florida’s economy depends on healthy fish, but little is known about how Everglades restoration efforts affect some of the state’s […]

One disaster after another, could fatigue set in?

One disaster after another, could fatigue set in?

The largest mass shooting in modern U.S. history has rocked Las Vegas, pushing the aftermath of Hurricane Maria to inside pages […]

FIU 2017 hurricane season experts

FIU 2017 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 […]

DAFX5X Aerial view of hundreds of homes destroyed by Hurricane Andrew August 24, 1992 in Dade County, FL.

As Florida looks back on Andrew, Texas prepares for Harvey

Social and Political Impact Richard S. Olson, Professor, Politics and International Relations Director, Extreme Events Institute Director, International Hurricane Research […]

FIU environmental studies researcher Cody Eggenberger

Freshwater flow affects Everglades fish. But how?

With tarpon fishing season at its peak, FIU scientists are tracking the saltwater fish throughout the Florida Everglades. They want […]

FIU researchers, including Rene Price, led talks on the environmental challenges to Biscayne Bay.

South Florida comes together to help save Biscayne Bay

A 63-inch sewer line broke June 20, sending waste into Miami-Dade County’s Biscayne Canal and Intracoastal Waterway. Although the “no […]

FIU Paris Agreement experts

FIU Paris Agreement experts

President Trump has announced that the United States will withdraw from the Paris Agreement. The landmark climate accord looks to […]

FIU researcher Rolando Santos examines baited remote underwater video to study fish in newly opened Joe Bay.

Scientists study portion of Everglades closed to people for decades

After nearly 40 years of being closed off to the public, visitors to Everglades National Park can now explore Joe […]

Natural oyster bed as seen at low tide in the Lynhaven Inlet off the Chesapeake Bay in Virginia Beach, Va.

Oysters hold secrets to Chesapeake Bay’s past

People began to negatively impact the water quality of the Chesapeake Bay earlier than previously thought, a new study finds. […]

Volunteers expand preserve’s pollinator gardens for Earth Day

Volunteers expand preserve’s pollinator gardens for Earth Day

  In celebration of Earth Day, the FIU community came together for several different events to help make the university […]

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Students in FIU's field excursion course visit Camex, a building materials company, in the Florida Keys to observe a limestone blast.

Spring breakers rocked by Florida Keys

This spring break, undergraduates in FIU’s field excursion course got their hands dirty developing their geology skills in the Florida Keys. The […]

Student club fosters passion for gardening

Student club fosters passion for gardening

  Alana Rodriguez’s story is a familiar one. She moved to New York after high school to study psychology and […]

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Miami Heat shooting guard Rodney McGruder (left) and FIU's Nick Ogle (right) plant environmentally appropriate and culturally important plants in the Everglades as part of Heat Glades Sweep.

FIU joins Miami Heat, Miccosukee tribe to protect the Everglades

The tropical hardwood hammock habitats in the Florida Everglades are under threat by invasive plants and animals, chemicals and toxins, fires […]