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How tiger sharks affect Shark Bay’s ecosystem


For the last two decades, Michael Heithaus has been studying how tiger sharks affect one particular ecosystem – Shark Bay, Australia, one of the world’s most pristine seagrass ecosystems.

Electrofishing and Citizen Science


Find out how biologists and sport-fishermen are joining forces to understand fish populations in the coastal Everglades.

Article published in Nature Communication


FIU's Dr. Yong Chai recently published an article in Nature Communication in collaboration with Professor Guibin Jiang at Chinese Academy of Science in Beijing.

Upcoming Events

Reading Queer Literary Festival

08/22/2014 06:30 PM

Writers Sandra Simonds, and FIU's Julie Marie Wade and Jan Becker inaugurate the Reading Queer Festival with a reading of their work and a cocktail party.

Global Water Conditions & Transboundary Rivers

08/26/2014 12:30 PM

For the last 24 years, Dr. Wossenu Abtew has been working with the South Florida Water Management District on various water resources and environmental restoration projects with his expertise in South Florida hydrology. Overall, he has over 100 publications on variety of topics in water resources.

Creative Writing Alumni Reading

09/14/2014 04:00 PM

Featured readings by: Marcia Clabretta Cancio-Bello, Tim Curtix, Anjanette Delgado, Cecilia Fernandez, Fabienne Josaphat, Louis K. Lowry, Julio Machado, Lauren Rivera, and Laura Valeri.

Student Opportunities

Partners for Conservation in the Colombian Amazon Logo Design Contest


The Partners for Conservation in the Colombian Amazon is holding a contest to find its new logo. The winner will receive $1,500.

Opportunity for financial support to attend IV Colombian Zoology Congress


This event is an important meeting place for students, experts, and government and NGO staff, among others, that are interested in learning the basic and applied knowledge of animal diversity.

Research Grants for Professors and Researchers


Call for proposals for research grants for professors and researchers committed to the conservation of biodiversity in the Colombian Andean-Amazon.