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.
Find out how biologists and sport-fishermen are joining forces to understand fish populations in the coastal Everglades.
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.
The loss of sharks could contribute to the destruction of one of the planet’s most under-appreciated sources of carbon storage — seagrasses. While sharks are often sensationalized as voracious predators, it’s their actual prey that poses a risk to seagrasses, according to FIU researchers.
Mike Heithaus, newly named interim dean of the FIU College of Arts & Sciences, has devoted his career to studying one of the world’s most intriguing predators — sharks.
A recent article on the impacts of spraying for mosquitos on endangered bat populations featuring two FIU researchers, Dr. Phil Stoddard and Dr. Kisi Bohn.
FIU's Stephany Alvarez-Ventura discusses the fate of bees in a recent Orlando Sentinel op-ed.
When a group of high school students participated in a geocaching exercise, using GPS devices and clues to locate hidden packages scattered around Modesto A. Maidique Campus, Adrian Elkind was well-prepared for the challenge.
FIU digital media student Bruno Grundy got the filmmaker’s chance of lifetime when he dove 60 feet below to the FIU Aquarius Reef Base.
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.