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Shark census reaches first 100 reefs


Researchers attempting the world’s largest-ever survey of shark populations have reached their first 100 reefs, collecting exciting footage along the way. Deploying baited remote underwater video (BRUV) equipment, researchers are catching the ocean’s top predators, including sharks and rays, on camera in their natural habitats.

FIU Ignite Campaign


As a faculty and staff member at FIU, your gift to Ignite creativity, discovery and innovation demonstrates that we are united in a common goal: making FIU the best it can be, now and in the future. Faculty and Staff contributions do more than provide funds for programs and scholarships.

Lake Annie finds its rhythm


Evelyn Gaiser can hear music in the cold and warmth from one of Florida’s oldest and deepest lakes. More than an aquatic ecologist, Gaiser is also a classically trained vocalist. She knows as much about music as she does about the diatoms under her microscope. For her, the artist and the scientist live in sync.

Upcoming Events

Adopt-a-Tree Miami Dade County

06/26/2016 09:00 AM

The Adopt-a-Tree program provides Miami-Dade single-family or duplex homeowners with two FREE trees every year, even if they have adopted trees in previous years. Tree quantities are limited and will be given away on a first-come, first-served basis.

Creative Panthers Day

06/28/2016 01:00 PM

The Summer B festivities continue with arts and crafts stations and FREE snacks and refreshments at our Creative Panthers Day! This event will feature a cool giveaway that will definitely put a smile on your face.

Books & Books & Bikes & Lebo Grand Opening

06/28/2016 06:30 PM

Join Books & Books for the grand opening of their new pop-up store in Wynwood. There will be Pop-Up Readings by: VONA/VOICES Visiting faculty and free beer samples from J Wakefield Brewery, Concrete Beach, and Wynwood Brewery.


Natural Resources Specialist, Broward County


The Broward County Board of County Commissioners is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Natural Resources Specialist. Candidate must have experience using geographic information systems, possess strong analytical, organizational and communication skills, and demonstrate an understanding of water resource challenges in South Florida.

National Marine Sanctuary Foundation Conservation Interships


The National Marine Sanctuary Foundation is seeking interns to assist the Policy and Conservation Director to research and develop on the ground science and conservation projects to support national marine sanctuaries and sanctuary resources.

Project Director, Environmental Science Division Pew Charitable Trusts


The Pew Charitable Trusts is seeking a Project Director in the Environmental Science Division (ESD). The Project Director leads the ESD's collaboration with Pew policy staff to develop, fund, and manage scientific research projects.