Posts tagged with: "Tiffany Troxler"

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 […]

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 […]

Wetlands hold the key to cutting emissions

Wetlands hold the key to cutting emissions

A team of scientists has identified more ways to mitigate climate change. Restoring coastal wetlands, rewetting drained soils, preventing erosion […]

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 […]

Report calls for more science to negate CO2 emissions

Report calls for more science to negate CO2 emissions

Technologies that remove carbon dioxide from the air must play a major role in mitigating climate change, according to a […]

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Scenic bay view from Oleta River State Park in North Miami Beach.

South Florida’s natural ecosystems can provide affordable protection from chronic flooding

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

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Obeysekera takes the helm of the FIU Sea Level Solutions Center

Jayantha Obeysekera has been named director of the FIU Sea Level Solutions Center. He will lead the research, education and outreach hub […]

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FIU researchers, including Rene Price, led talks on the environmental challenges to Biscayne Bay.

South Florida comes together to help save Biscayne Bay

A 63-inch sewer line broke June 20, sending waste into Miami-Dade County’s Biscayne Canal and Intracoastal Waterway. Although the “no […]

A legacy not yet written: FIU researchers believe sea level rise is a problem that can be solved

A legacy not yet written: FIU researchers believe sea level rise is a problem that can be solved

By Eric Barton and JoAnn Adkins | Photos by Doug Garland ’10 Tiffany Troxler takes a right turn from Miami […]

Students embrace the challenge of redesigning a coastal park in the face of rising seas

Students embrace the challenge of redesigning a coastal park in the face of rising seas

By Joel Delgado ’12 MS ’17  Historic Virginia Key Beach Park – an 82-acre oasis on a barrier island tucked […]

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FIU student and City of Hialeah Emlpoyee Yordano Nicle observes Cortrada's Littorial Creatures Paintings

Artist-in-Residence brings climate change talks to Hialeah

  With climate change conversations under way at the COP 21 Paris Talks, the discussion on global climate change may […]

FIU’s climate change/sea level rise experts

FIU’s climate change/sea level rise experts

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers predicts sea levels in South Florida will rise from three to seven inches by […]

Why we should care about the United Nations’ COP21

Why we should care about the United Nations’ COP21

From Nov. 30 — Dec. 11, delegates from 194 countries throughout the world will convene in France for the 21st […]

Climate summit calls on a global community for change

Climate summit calls on a global community for change

Biologist Maureen Donnelly says the climate crisis is the greatest challenge of our time, but she has hope for the […]

FIU and FEMA hosted a seminar for local leaders in South Florida to build climate change resiliency in the local community.

FIU, FEMA partner to build climate change resiliency

Every dollar spent in actions to reduce disaster losses saves the nation $4 in damages. To build climate change resiliency, […]