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Dr. David Barton Bray, Professor in the Department of Earth and Environment, was invited to be a keynote speaker at the VV CONGRESO INTERNACIONAL DE SERVICIOS ECOSISTÉMICOS EN LOS NEOTRÓPICOS (5th International Congress on Ecosystem Services in the Neotropics) held in Oaxaca City, Oaxaca Nov. 13-16, 2017.

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"After Irma, Pummeled Everglades Shows Signs of Resilience" Our SEAS scientists:Dr. Evelyn Gaiser and Dr. Jim Fourqurean were interviewed for this article published in Earther.com earlier this week.

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FIU News article about natural disasters in the past month featuring Dr. Grenville Draper. Read the article by following this link: https://news.fiu.edu/2017/10/one-disaster-after-another-could-fatigue-set-in/115837

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The FIU School of Environment, Arts and Society and The Everglades Foundation have released the 2017 Impact report about their partnership for advancement of student research in the Everglades. Click on the link below to view their newsletter, impact report, and support their initiatives. http://mailchi.mp/cd3e201b9414/a-powerful-partnership-for-the-everglades-2017-newsletter-impact-report-121913?e=f8a50c6922

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MERC Director, Dr. Jim Fourqurean, was front news in the Miami Herald explaining impacts on Florida Keys after Hurricane Irma. To read more visit: http://www.miamiherald.com/news/weather/hurricane/article175880601.html

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Congratulations to Dr. John Kominoski, Assistant Professor in the FIU Department of Biology and Southeast Environmental Research Center within the Institute of Water and Environment, who was awarded NSF Rapid Response Research (RAPID) funding, with colleagues Steven Pennings from University of Houston and Anna Armitage from Texas A&M Galveston, for research related to Hurricane Harvey.

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FIU Marine Sciences Professor Ligia Collado-Vides was a recently a panelist on a CNN Español show with Miami Herald Columnist Andres Oppenheimer (Oppenheimer presenta) that was broadcast throughout Latin America on Sept 3. Some of her quotes are in his column from last weekend’s Herald just before Irma hit. http://www.miamiherald.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/andres-oppenheimer/article171750372.html

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Dr.Evelyn Gaiser, FIU Professor and Director of the School of Environment, Arts and Society is quoted in this Washington Post article about the Hurricane Effects on the Everglades.

Scientists from Florida International University have teamed up with NASA to create the world's deepest coral farm in an effort to tackle the decline of coral reefs.

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Dr. Michael Ross, one of our very own FIU SEAS professors was recently featured in a Miami Herald article where he discusses details of research on what happened to mangroves during and over twenty-five years after Hurricane Andrew. Read more: http://www.miamiherald.com/news/weather/hurricane/article169442277.html

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