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Scientists study portion of Everglades closed to people for decades


After nearly 40 years of being closed off to the public, visitors to Everglades National Park can now explore Joe Bay. Scientists in FIU’s Southeast Environmental Research Center (SERC) are studying the effects of the decades-long closure and recreational fishing on Joe Bay’s fish and recreational fisheries.

Cohort #3 Visits Titan Cement Factory


PSM-EPM Cohort 3 class visited Titan Cement Factory on Wednesday March 29, 2017. Students gained experiential knowledge by seeing and hearing about the real life application of over 50 environmental regulatory compliance permits and many examples of corporate social responsibility initiatives

Long-term research proves effective in global conservation


Researchers are taking a step back to answer the question whether long-term studies are helping save plants, animals and the places they call home. The global answer is yes. FIU researchers are gathering data in the Florida Everglades that provide critical information needed for restoration and conservation. They’ve been doing this for more than a decade.

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