Monday, June 11, 2018
Volcanic Activity, Declining Ocean Oxygen Triggered Mass Extinction of Ancient Marine Organisms

Global climate change, fueled by skyrocketing levels of atmospheric carbon dioxide, is siphoning oxygen from today’s oceans at an alarming pace — so fast that scientists aren’t entirely sure how the planet will respond.  In a study published this week in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, researchers from Florida State University looked to the past to explore the disastrous effects a deoxygenated ocean could have on marine life. ..

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Monday, May 07, 2018
FSU Research: New Model Could Help Rebuild Eroding Lands in Coastal Louisiana

As coastal lands in Louisiana erode, researchers, environmentalists and engineers are all searching for ways to preserve the marsh coastline.  Now, a Florida State University researcher has developed a model to help stakeholders figure out what factors they need to consider to rebuild land in this fragile wetland. ..

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Tuesday, May 01, 2018
Study Shows Sea Turtle Nesting Beaches Threatened by Microplastic Pollution

A new study from Florida State University researchers shows that increasing microplastic accumulation along the Gulf's beaches could alter the composition of shoreline sand and jeopardize the turtles' sensitive incubation environments. ..

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Tuesday, April 24, 2018
IAEA, FIU Expand Cooperation on Decommissioning and Environmental Remediation

An agreement signed Friday in Miami, Florida, will boost the cooperation between the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and Florida International University in science and technology research, as well as capacity building in the fields of decommissioning and environmental remediation. ..

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Friday, March 30, 2018
Researcher is Thirsty for Sustainable Everglades


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Tuesday, March 06, 2018
UF Study: To Help Prevent Harmful Algal Blooms, Limit Nitrogen and Phosphorus

Algal blooms can kill fish and harm a lake's ecosystem, but by reducing two nutrients together such as nitrogen and phosphorus - not just one or the other - water managers might limit the blooms in lakes and rivers, a new University of Florida study shows. ..

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Thursday, February 22, 2018
FIU: Search for vanishing frogs leads to discovery of new species

FIU biologist Alessandro Catenazzi went in search of vanishing frogs in the Amazon. What he found was an entirely new species. ..

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Monday, February 12, 2018
USF: New Satellite Data Confirm Accelerated Sea Level Rise

USF marine science professor Gary Mitchum is part of a team using statistical analysis of satellite data to enhance previous studies based on tide gauge data  ..

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Thursday, February 01, 2018
Hydropower development alters the Amazon, FIU researchers find

The Andean Amazon is being rapidly altered by a wave of hydropower development and the consequences have been underestimated, according to newly released research.  ..

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Thursday, February 01, 2018
UM: Study Finds New “Ocean” Link Between Florida and Cuba

UM researchers uncover eddies that may hold key to transport of larvae, pollutants across the Straits of Florida  ..

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