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Dr. Henry Briceño on sea level rise in Miami on The Globe and Mail


Dr. Henry Briceño was interviewed for the online newspaper The Globe and Mail on sea level rise and the future of Miami.

SERC ecotoxicologist Gary Rand shows toxicity of spraying to rare butterflies


In a study commissioned by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to address the growing number of butterflies going extinct, FIU-SERC researcher Dr. Gary Rand found two common chemicals used in spraying were toxic to butterflies at amounts typically used to control mosquitoes.

Scientists question Nicaraguan canal in newly released report


A group of international scientists have released their findings about a proposed trans-isthmus shipping canal in Nicaragua, raising concerns about environmental impact and lack of information.


NSF Funding

11/18/2014 09:00 AM

Sally O'Connor from the Biology Directorate of the National Science Foundation recently visited SERC and CAS at FIU to discuss upcoming funding opportunities. Slides of her presentation can be found by clicking on the above link .

SFC CESU Current Requests for Proposals

03/23/2015 05:00 PM

Current Requests for Proposals for Marine Turtle Conservation Fund, Wildlife without borders-Central America, The Coastal Program, NOAA-NMFS-HCPO,and other opportunities.

Upcoming Events

Fish at Night: an international symposium

11/18/2015 12:00 AM

The purpose of the symposium is to stimulate the exchange of new knowledge, data, and ideas on behaviors, patterns, and processes operating underwater, in darkness.