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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.

Nicaragua’s Mega Canal Could Become a Mega Mistake


Comments from an international panel of experts, recently convened by FIU and SERC to discuss the Environmental and Social Impact Assessment for the proposed trans-oceanic shipping canal across Nicaragua, has been released, together with a short Press Release. Please click title for details.

Farming program cultivates new opportunities for veterans


A new outreach program developed by faculty members, Mahadev Bhat and Krish Jayachandran, in the Department of Earth and Environment aims to enhance the sustainability of farm operations of veterans, socially disadvantaged, and new farmers in South Florida.


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.