Posts tagged with: "Marine Sciences"

NASA returns to Aquarius with all-female crew

NASA returns to Aquarius with all-female crew

NEEMO XXIII is the first Aquarius saturation mission since 2017’s Hurricane Irma An all-female astronaut and science crew descended on […]

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U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse from Rhode Island met with FIU's Mike Heithaus and James Fourqurean during the 17th Annual Ocean Awards Gala at Capitol Hill Oceans Week in Washington D.C.

Scientists make waves in D.C. at Capitol Hill Oceans Week

Marine scientists Mike Heithaus and James Fourqurean hope to turn scientific solutions into policy for the world’s oceans. The marine […]

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Scientists unlock genetic mystery of why corals reject life-saving algae

Scientists unlock genetic mystery of why corals reject life-saving algae

Algae can help corals adapt to warming seas but scientists have discovered they have relationship issues. It’s complicated. Algae can […]

Taking STEM careers out for a spin

Taking STEM careers out for a spin

Emma Odenweller is ready to be a scientist. Kevin Castillo wants to use his talent for teaching science to inspire youngsters. […]

hundrets of glass eels (anguilla anguilla), baby of eel

New DNA test stops illegal shipment of endangered eels

Researchers have developed a new method to identify illegally trafficked European eels, and it has already led to the arrest […]

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Shark Bay, Australia

Heatwave devastates wildlife populations in World Heritage Site

Large numbers of dugongs, sea snakes and other marine animals disappeared from the UNESCO World Heritage Site Shark Bay, Western […]

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FIU marine sciences professor Heather Bracken-Grissom

Crabs, lobsters and shrimp now have a family tree dating 500 million years

Researchers have for the first time traced the roots of crabs, lobsters and shrimp to create the family tree of […]

At recent symposium, women led the way in STEM student research

At recent symposium, women led the way in STEM student research

Of the 16 FIU students presenting their original research at the Life Sciences South Florida (LSSF) 7th Annual STEM Undergraduate […]

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Our researchers can’t work without…

Our researchers can’t work without…

Researchers go into the field sometimes with just a backpack, other times with suitcases full of gear. Some tools can […]

USA, Florida, Silent water of lake in everglades nature landscape with reflecting palm trees

From oceans to the Everglades and in between: Institute watches over our water

By Eric Barton Todd Crowl can remember a time a few years ago when it wasn’t so easy to qualify […]

Nature offers most cost-effective solution for climate change

Nature offers most cost-effective solution for climate change

U.S. wetlands, forests and agricultural lands could absorb traffic emissions Restoring seagrass meadows, mangrove forests and salt marshes could play […]

Mako shark

Scientist champions conservation of neglected predators

Some of the world’s most threatened rays and sharks could be one step closer to being saved. The governments of […]

Hurricane Michael approaches Florida's Panhandle. Photo Courtesy: NOAA

What hurricanes mean for red tide

Hurricane Michael is likely to affect the Florida red tide bloom. What’s not yet clear is how. Michael was a […]

Panel explores effects of red tide on Florida

Panel explores effects of red tide on Florida

Red tide continues to be a source of concern for Florida, according to FIU experts. The harmful algal bloom that […]

FIU scientist discovers potentially harmful algal bloom in Keys canal

FIU scientist discovers potentially harmful algal bloom in Keys canal

A bloom of a harmful algal species that causes a different red tide than what is currently affecting Florida’s east […]

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