Due to the expected impact of Hurricane Matthew on South Florida, FIU will be closed today, Wednesday, starting at 5 p.m., as well as Thursday, Oct. 6 and Friday, Oct. 7, 2016.
In an effort to understand the diets of plant-loving fish, FIU Ph.D. student Jessica Sanchez and marine sciences professor Joel Trexler delved into the world of herbivory in freshwater ecosystems. They wanted to develop a research framework for other scientists to follow in studies on the evolution of these diets. Their efforts resulted in a scientific paper that was published in a recent issue of Ecosphere. It was the 800th scientific paper published by research faculty in FIU’s Southeast Envir
Protected areas can stop people from cutting and burning trees in the Amazon, but they can’t keep rising temperatures out. In a recent study, FIU biologist Kenneth Feeley found that in as little as 35 years at least 19 percent and as many as 67 percent of the Amazon’s protected areas will not have the same temperatures or climates found today. The actual changes will depend on the rate of warming. With changes in climate already being realized in the Amazon, plants are on the move, migrating
Join us for an information session to learn more on how FIU’s Professional Science Master of Environmental Policy & Management can help you gain an advantage in today’s competitive job market! The FIU Professional Science Master of Environmental Policy & Management program focuses on diverse areas of environmental policy and management. Designed for convenience, the degree program features classes twice-per-week, a 16-month completion schedule and the ability to work full-time while pursuing