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Diving deep, student examines crustacean life after an oil spill


Laura Timm, FIU Ph.D. student and Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative scholar, is exploring marine genetic diversity in Assistant Professor Heather Bracken-Grissom’s Crustacean Genomics and Systematics Lab.

A mission to save fishing’s unintended targets


Marine scientist devotes career to reversing trend of bycatch. Each time a commercial fisher casts a net, they run the risk of catching more than their intended targets. This is particularly true in small-scale and artisanal fisheries in Africa. It’s not unheard of to find manta ray and sea turtles among the netted fish headed for market. Dolphins too. In fact, the bycatch issue is the most serious problem facing marine mammals today, according to FIU marine scientist Jeremy Kiszka.

Climate Change Threatens the Survival of Coral Reefs


The International Society for Reef Studies (ISRS)releases Consensus Statement on Climate Change and Coral Bleaching.

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