Latest News

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.

Marine Science Seminar Series

09/03/2014 12:00 PM

Cristina Romera Castillo of the FIU Southeast Environmental Research Center will give a talk entitled, "The Color of the Sea."

Student Opportunities

Rainwater Harvesting Project in Puebla, Mexico


FIU graduate student Elena Neibaur is currently on assignment with the Master's International Peace Corps program in Mexico. Learn more about how you can support her efforts to improve basic access to clean water for people in Puebla, Mexico.

The 6th Annual Southeast Florida Regional Climate Leadership Summit


Sign up now for the 6th Annual Southeast Florida Regional Climate Change Summit co-hosted by Miami Dade County and the City of Miami Beach.

Working Groups for Conservation Research in the Colombian Amazon


This call for proposals for working groups presents an opportunity to join colleagues working in the fields of natural, environmental and social sciences, in order to respond to problems in biodiversity conservation in the Colombian Amazon.