Posts tagged with: "School of Environment Arts and Society (SEAS)"

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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Reflecting on D-Day: Honor the sacrifice by living life to its fullest

Reflecting on D-Day: Honor the sacrifice by living life to its fullest

  Editor’s Note: In commemoration of the 75th anniversary of D-Day, June 6, 1944, we present again this essay from alumnus […]

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. […]

Evelyn Gaiser is a wetland ecologist examining long-term changes in lakes and wetlands, including the Everglades.

Ecologist joins state algae task force

Evelyn Gaiser has been named to Florida’s new blue-green algae task force by Gov. Ron DeSantis. The ecologist is among […]

by Eduardo Merile

FIU innovation, entrepreneurship take center stage at eMerge Americas 2019

From groundbreaking underwater research to promising startups, FIU is a leader in discovery—not just in South Florida, but in the […]

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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Life-saving storm surge modeling deployed in Hispaniola

Life-saving storm surge modeling deployed in Hispaniola

The island of Hispaniola, a frequent target of hurricanes, is now armed with an operational system to improve early warnings […]

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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 scientists have been working in the Everglades for decades, providing baseline data and research to advance management, restoration and conservation efforts of the fragile ecosystem.

Multi-university effort to investigate Glades water quality

State water managers have set aside $4.1 million for FIU, University of Florida and Florida Gulf Coast University to study water issues […]

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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 […]

Awakening the inner poets of today’s youth

Awakening the inner poets of today’s youth

In the tumultuous age of adolescence, every waking minute can feel like a catastrophe. For middle schoolers, growing out of […]

J. Aaron Hogan

Ph.D. student awarded grant to conduct research at national lab

An FIU student is one of only 70 graduate students chosen to participate in an exclusive U.S. Department of Energy […]

Researchers tested the effects of elevated salinity and increased phosphorus on sawgrasses to see how marshes would respond to future sea level rise.

Sea level rise could make plants bigger. Then it may kill them.

Larger plants may be the first sign sea levels are rising in the Everglades, according to an FIU study. Beneath […]