Posts tagged with: "Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden"

The American anole, or the green anole, is the only native species of anole found in Florida.

Biologist rounds up lizards on the loose

Lizards are on the loose in South Florida and FIU biologist James Stroud needs local middle schoolers to help him […]

Research on how and when birds collide with buildings could inform future construction plans.

Urban ecologist conducts research for the birds

Dead birds might be the last thing you would think of collecting, but they were the target of a recent […]

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Cloud forests struggle to keep pace with climate change

Cloud forests struggle to keep pace with climate change

The cloud forests of the Andes Mountains are not migrating fast enough in the face of global warming, according to […]

Hong Liu (left), Haydee Borerror (center) and Jason Downing (right) collect data in the Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park.

Researcher restores Florida’s endangered cigar orchids

Hong Liu is on a mission to restore Florida’s endangered cigar orchid population. The conservation ecologist and professor in the […]

Maldonado (far right) meets with Zoo Miami officials during his trip to FIU.

Environmental conservation efforts in the Andean Amazon prove fruitful

Nearly one year ago, FIU embarked on an international effort to support environmental conservation efforts in the Andean Amazon region […]

Palm species named after Wertheim Conservatory curator

Palm species named after Wertheim Conservatory curator

When someone refers to the Orania zonae, they’ll be giving a nod to FIU tropical botanist Scott Zona. The species […]

Withey spreads his research wings at FIU

Withey spreads his research wings at FIU

This is the latest profile in a series highlighting some of the 124 faculty members who were hired during the […]

Rescuing endangered wild orchids from a man-made flood

This article, co-authored by FIU Department of Earth and Environment Assistant Professor Hong Liu, was originally published in Tropical Garden magazine […]

Environmental Immersion Day

Environmental Immersion Day

Students from Miami Springs High School visit FIU’s organic garden and shade house as part of the Fairchild Tropical Botanic […]

Honduran students visit FIU for week of agroscience

Honduran students visit FIU for week of agroscience

More than 20 agroscience juniors from the Universidad Nacional de Agricultura (UNA) in Honduras were hosted by the FIU Agroecology […]