Latest News

Climate Risk for Real Estate Values in South Florida

07/25/2014

In an interview that was recently aired as part of the "Living on Earth" series on Public Radio International, FIU Biology faculty member and mayor of the city of South Miami, Philip Stoddard responded to questions about risks caused by sea level rise in South Florida.

Gables bat enthusiasts get a rare glimpse

07/23/2014

The bat watch was organized by a Florida International University biologist, Kristen “Kisi” Bohn, who discovered the bats in late 2012 when she moved three blocks away from the course.

NASA returns to Aquarius for first of 2 missions this year

07/23/2014

NASA returned to the bottom of the sea this week for a nine-day mission at the FIU Aquarius Reef Base.

Upcoming Events

Love the Everglades Movement Summer Symposium

07/27/2014 08:00 AM

Love the Everglades Movement (LTEM), the Florida-based non-profit group, is organizing and hosting a large-scale, 2-day, info-sharing Summer Symposium (SS14) at the Miccosukee Resort & Convention Center on Saturday, July 26th, 2014, and at Florida International University’s Modesto A. Maidique Campus on Sunday, July 27th, 2014, with environmental groups, activists, artists and others.

International Workshop on Agroecology and Sustainable Agriculture

08/11/2014 08:00 AM

The International Workshop on Agroecology and Sustainable Agriculture focuses on the application of agroecological principles for sustaining subtropical agriculture.

Dissertation Writing Retreat

08/11/2014 08:00 AM

The dissertation writing retreat is designed to help participants make substantial progress towards completing their dissertation. The goal is to help writers who are stalled, isolated, off-track, or working towards project completion.

Student Opportunities

STEM Education Postdoctoral Opportunity at the University of Miami

07/25/2014

The Department of Undergraduate Research and Community Outreach is seeking a Postdoctoral Fellow to work with our National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) Initiative for Maximizing Student Development (IMSD) grant.

Naturalist and Camp Counselor Positions Open

07/25/2014

The Marjory Stoneman Douglas Biscayne Nature Center is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to environmental education and the encouragement of greater citizen participation in the protection of our natural environment.

Temporary Positions with National Park of American Samoa Marine Program

07/25/2014

The National Park of American Samoa (NPSA) is currently seeking applicants to fill two temporary contract positions in its marine program. These positions will perform biological science tasks related to marine resources.