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FIU joins Miami Heat, Miccosukee tribe to protect the Everglades

02/14/2017

The tropical hardwood hammock habitats in the Florida Everglades are under threat by invasive plants and animals, chemicals and toxins, fires and lack of freshwater. More than 50 members of the community came together Feb. 3 for the Heat Glades Sweep event which included clean-up and restoration projects at the Miccosukee Indian Village. Under the guidance of FIU environmental studies professors Michael Ross and Hong Liu, local volunteers.

Aerial drones reveal sharks in shallow water

01/27/2017

Using drones, a team of researchers from FIU recently completed a survey of sharks and rays in a shallow coral lagoon along the island of Moorea in French Polynesia. The project could be a game-changer for scientists and conservation agencies that often rely on fisheries, diver surveys or baited cameras deployed in the water for population estimates. While these methods provide important information, they often require certain assumptions and can be invasive.

Meet Cohort #3

01/24/2017

We want to formally welcome our 3rd cohort.

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