FIU becomes major research partner of Florida Keys sanctuary

FIU becomes major research partner of Florida Keys sanctuary

FIU becomes major research partner of Florida Keys sanctuary

Florida International University has been named a major research, monitoring and education partner of the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary under an agreement with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

“Our scientists have been conducting research and monitoring activities in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary since its inception in 1990,” said James Fourqurean, director of the FIU Marine Education and Research Initiative in the Florida Keys. “This partnership simply helps to realize FIU’s goal to be engaged with the local community, to help lead the development of a vibrant economy, to create strong educational opportunities, and to preserve and protect our environment.”

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