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Coastal Everglades, deprived of fresh water, near unhealthy ‘tipping point’


SEAS Director and FCE LTER Lead Principal Investigator Evelyn Gaiser is featured in the Miami Herald on Everglades research. For the last 16 years, nearly 80 scientists and their students from 29 organizations have embarked on one of the longest and largest studies ever conducted on South Florida’s coastal Everglades. They now fear the system may be at what lead investigator Evelyn Gaiser calls a “tipping point,” where change is happening faster than scientists expected.

“The Swiss Touch in Landscape Architecture” Exhibition


Landscape architecture deals with the planning of public spaces, urban and suburban projects, the management of the green areas in cities, the design of parks and gardens, post-industrial landscaping, as well as the integration of agricultural areas in the territory.“The traveling exhibition wishes to summarize a retrospective of the Swiss landscape “touch” through art and architecture”, explain Maura Bianchi and Ugo Spiazzi, the architects who coordinated the exhibition.

SISH Scholarship Awards - Now accepting applications!


Scholarship alert! It's that time of year, make sure to get your scholarship applications in by the March 1st deadline. To see if you qualify for any SISH scholarship awards, please click on the link above.

Upcoming Events

Lecture: Eating Plants to Save Them

04/12/2017 10:00 AM

FIU biologist and entrepreneur Brian Machovina, will discuss his research on ecology and food security, including the effects of meat consumption by humans on the environment. His work has been featured in various journals, including PNAS, Nature and Science. He has also presented his work at TEDxFIU in 2014.

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