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Delegation from Indonesia visits the Everglades
A delegation from Indonesia visited South Florida and the Everglades in March 2018. During their visit, Dr. John Kominoski met with them and discussed FCE findings regarding the preservation of peat in the Everglades.

Articles about Hurricane Irma and the Everglades
Snook survive cold spell in deeper waters of Everglades
Florida Coastal Everglades research on how extreme climate events impact the Common Snook in the Everglades National Park was published in Global Change Biology and featured in FIU News and NSF News on World Oceans Day (June 8, 2017).

Mangroves and boardwalk at SRS-6 Coastal Everglades, deprived of fresh water, near unhealthy 'tipping point'
Article on Florida Coastal Everglades research in Shark River Slough with Dr. Evelyn Gaiser in the Miami Herald (February 13, 2017)

Dr. Rehage's research in Florida Bay featured on Saltwater Fishing TV episode
An episode on Saltwater Fishing TV features Dr. Rehage's lab research in Florida Bay.

Dr. Evelyn Gaiser featured on the America Adapts podcast
Listen to Dr. Evelyn Gaiser talk about sea level rise, the Everglades, and the role of research in adaptation on the America Adapts podcast.

FCE Extreme Cold Spells Science in the News
Check out the NSF and FIU articles about the special issue of Ecosphere on Extreme Cold Spells. Congratulations and many thanks to Ross Boucek for leading the special issue effort!
  • NSF press release: Like hurricanes, unseasonable cold spells wipe out subtropical species
  • FIU News article: Cold spells chill tropical species

  • 2016 Florida Coastal Everglades LTER All Scientists Meeting
    The 2016 Florida Coastal Everglades LTER All Scientists Meeting was held on March 14-15, 2016 at Deering Estate.

    Two FCE students receive Everglades Foundation FIU ForEverglades Scholarships
    Sean Charles and Mustafa Kamal Sikder received Everglades Foundation FIU ForEverglades Scholarships. FIU News featured Sean Charles' mangrove research ("Mangroves move inland as seas rise") and Mustafa Kamal Sikder's socio-ecological research ("Understanding citizens for better Everglades restoration").

    Research on declining bonefish populations in Florida Bay
    Dr. Jennifer Rehage's research on declining bonefish populations in Florida Bay was featured in the Florida Keys Free Press ("Bonefish population focus of new study" p. 2A) and FIU News ("Project Bay Bones investigates bonefish decline").

    Florida's Everglades face new invasive threat: rising sea levels
    This PBS NewsHour segment features Pete Frezza, Dr. Tiffany Troxler, and Shawn Abrahams.

    A Powerful Partnership for the Everglades Newsletter A Powerful Partnership for the Everglades Newsletter
    News about the partnership between the Everglades Foundation and FIU

    President Obama at Everglades National Park on Earth Day President Obama's Visit to the Everglades
  • A transcript of President Obama's speech
  • Video of President Obama's speech

    "President Obama To Visit Everglades National Park On Earth Day"
    Melissa Block interviews Dr. Evelyn Gaiser for NPR's All Things Considered the day before President Obama's visit to Everglades National Park.

    "Why Obama's trip to the Florida Everglades is a shrewd move in the climate debate"
    The Washington Post quotes Dr. Evelyn Gaiser in this article about sea level rise in south Florida and President Obama's visit to Everglades National Park on Earth Day.

  • Ben Wilson talking about peat collapse on Fusion program 'Everglades Under Attack' FCE researchers featured on Fusion program "Everglades Under Attack"
    Fusion's program "Everglades Under Attack" features FCE researchers Dr. Evelyn Gaiser, Viviana Mazzei, Nick Schulte, and Ben Wilson. The program aired on Fusion on March 25, 2015 and can be viewed online at http://interactive.fusion.net/everglades/.

    Alligator FCE Research Featured on the "Coastal Carnivores" Episode of Changing Seas
    FCE research on bull sharks and alligators in Shark River Slough by Mike Heithaus's lab was featured on the "Coastal Carnivores" episode of Changing Seas, a program on Miami's PBS station WPBT2.

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