In a study commissioned by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to address the growing number of butterflies going extinct, FIU-SERC researcher Dr. Gary Rand found two common chemicals used in spraying were toxic to butterflies at amounts typically used to control mosquitoes.
FIU PhD Candidate Camila Caceres was featured on a segment on Un Nuevo Día on Telemundo regarding recent shark attacks and how to prevent them.
Researchers are embarking on the largest-ever attempt to survey the world’s shark populations. More than 400 reef locations will be surveyed during the three-year project dubbed Global FinPrint. Mike Heithaus, FIU marine biologist and dean of the College of Arts & Sciences, is part of the international team of researchers.
Announcing new internship opportunities for FIU students with the City of Miami Beach. Opportunities are available to public administration, engineering, transportation, planning, education, and business administration.
VERB and the Everglades Foundation are looking to retain a Senior Consultant to work on implementing the Everglades Foundation Phosphorus Prize.
The University of Georgia Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant are seeking applications and nominations for the position of Stormwater Specialist. This public service non-tenured faculty track position will be expected to work with the UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant sustainable development program to develop and implement community engagement, extension and outreach programs related to green infrastructure stormwater management.