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

It’s time to ratchet up bonefish conservation, FIU scientists say

It’s time to ratchet up bonefish conservation, FIU scientists say

Anglers are catching fewer bonefish in South Florida. FIU scientists say there are many factors that could be behind the […]

Researcher tracks feisty gamefish for conservation

Researcher tracks feisty gamefish for conservation

Carissa Gervasi wants to help Florida’s recreational fishing industry. Anglers love to catch crevalle jack because they are big, move […]

Small trees make big impact in climate change fight

Small trees make big impact in climate change fight

When it comes to trees storing carbon, don’t underestimate the little guys, according to new study. Trees absorb carbon dioxide […]

Kellee Diaz, a current senior biology major, learned to stay positive hiking around Juneau.

FIU students study worlds away — in the U.S.

Kellee Diaz traded the Miami heat for the Alaskan tundra, and it completely changed her outlook on life. Diaz, a […]

CasaCuba partners with Books & Books to promote modern Cuban literature through book club

CasaCuba partners with Books & Books to promote modern Cuban literature through book club

CasaCuba has partnered with Books & Books on a contemporary Cuban literature book club aimed at celebrating the new generation […]

Alumna Judge Barbara Lagoa appointed to Florida Supreme Court

Alumna Judge Barbara Lagoa appointed to Florida Supreme Court

On Wednesday, Jan. 9, President Mark B. Rosenberg sent the following message to the university community. Today is a proud […]

FIU biologist Kelsey Reider adopted her dog, Karina, in the high Andes Mountains in Peru.

3 years, a 2-burner stove and 1 dog: How this biologist found her best friend in the Andes

Kelsey Reider went into the high Andes Mountains looking for frogs. She came back down with a dog. Reider’s research […]

Wetland habitat brings new life to preserve

Wetland habitat brings new life to preserve

As night comes, a new harmony falls over the nature preserve. The humming of bugs used to dominate this area. […]

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FIU, Walmart Foundation to help farmers respond to changing climate

FIU, Walmart Foundation to help farmers respond to changing climate

FIU is working to help build stronger agricultural systems in the face of climate change. Florida is the nation’s largest […]

Student environmentalist urges: Don’t trash your apple cores, banana peels and cafecito grounds!

Student environmentalist urges: Don’t trash your apple cores, banana peels and cafecito grounds!

Starting a compost pile helps save the planet Ugo Angeletti likes to get his hands on the grimy stuff. The […]

FIU biologist Steven Oberbauer (standing) conducts research in Toolik Field Station in Fairbanks, Alaska.

Climate change drives tundras out of sync

Warming temperatures in cold places are causing plants to flower earlier, according to a new study. Shorter flowering seasons can […]

Local conditions shape plant communities

Local conditions shape plant communities

The local environment plays a key role in determining what kinds of plants grow there, according to a new study that could […]

My internship at the City of Miami Beach

My internship at the City of Miami Beach

Name: Alex Alm Hometown: Miami, Fla. Major: Environmental Studies with a major in Natural Resource Sciences Where did you intern? I interned […]

How to take care of holiday poinsettias

How to take care of holiday poinsettias

Nothing can spread holiday cheer quite like a vibrant and festive poinsettia. Poinsettias grown by students in FIU’s Agroecology Program […]

Standiford to moderate talk with Bill Clinton, James Patterson

Standiford to moderate talk with Bill Clinton, James Patterson

FIU Creative Writing Program Director Les Standiford is taking to the stage to moderate a conversation between former President Bill […]