Posts tagged with: "Everglades"

An aerial photo shows peat soil collapse in the Florida Everglades. Photo by Stephen Davis, The Everglades Foundation.

Everglades needs more freshwater to combat peat soil collapse

More saltwater in the Everglades could make climate change worse, a new FIU study found. Some parts of the Everglades […]

Massive Bald Cypress Trees in the swamp with reflection of trees on the calm water

Helping plants survive sea level rise requires tailored conservation plans

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

Professional mediation can help Everglades restoration

Professional mediation can help Everglades restoration

A broker could be the key to saving the Florida Everglades. That is one of the recommendations put forth by […]

Massive Bald Cypress Trees in the swamp with reflection of trees on the calm water

Some trees can’t survive sea level rise

Sea level rise is killing bald cypress trees, according to an FIU study. As sea levels rise, high salinity can […]

Ben Wilson and Shelby Servais are among the latest crop of National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine Science Policy Fellows.

Science policy fellows tackle Gulf of Mexico

Shelby Servais and Ben Wilson both earned degrees at FIU. Both did research in the Florida Everglades. And they are […]

Long-term changes chart future of ecosystems

Long-term changes chart future of ecosystems

Changes in ecosystems that happen over years can often go unnoticed. That is why long-term research is important in restoring […]

As seas rise, South Floridians will get thirsty before they get wet

As seas rise, South Floridians will get thirsty before they get wet

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

Everglades National Park

Researcher is thirsty for sustainable Everglades

Small-scale droughts can have big effects on the Florida Everglades. Ph.D. student Anteneh Abiy is digging deep into these abnormally […]

FIU environmental studies student Chloe Vorseth is conducting research to inform Everglades restoration policy and implementation.

Engaging residents for faster Everglades restoration

Chloe Vorseth wants to speed up Everglades restoration. Vorseth, an FIU environmental studies student, is examining what people know about […]

People are willing to pay more to protect Everglades when they know these two things

People are willing to pay more to protect Everglades when they know these two things

People are willing to pay up to $18 annually for the next 10 years to avoid restrictions on how and […]

Heat Legend Alonzo Mourning and FIU alumna Erika Ashley Somoza help restore the Everglades at the 2018 Heat Glades Sweep.

FIU teams up with Miami Heat, Miccosukee tribe for environmental activities

More than 65 volunteers from FIU, the Miami Heat and the Miccosukee Tribe of Indians of Florida came together Jan. […]

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 […]

Researchers offer clues into Everglades restoration future

Restoring the Florida Everglades will improve the availability of clean freshwater and the quality of habitat for wildlife while offsetting […]

Jennifer Richards

Humanities major turned botanist rises to top of her field

Every time FIU botanist Jennifer Richards looks at a plant she sees something new that amazes her. Nearly 40 years […]

Seagrasses are capable of storing large amounts of carbon from the atmosphere, but conservation efforts are needed to protect them.

Biodiversity negates carbon storage in seagrasses, new study finds

Scientists are zeroing in on the seagrass meadows that could help slow down climate change. Seagrass meadows are great absorbers […]