ESA Communicating Science Workshop – Travel Awards Available
Sep26

ESA Communicating Science Workshop – Travel Awards Available

ESA Member Opportunity Attend the Inaugural ESA Communicating Science Workshop **Travel Awards of up to $200.00 will be given to each attendee as a supplement for travel costs.** RSVP now Reserve your spot now.  November 2, 1:00pm-5pm – November 3, 8:00am-4pm  Bowie State University  Center for  Natural Sciences, Mathematics, and Nursing 4000 Jericho Park Road, Bowie, MD 20715-9465 Attend and hone your science communication...

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ESA and AAAS Comment to Interior in Support of the 27 National Monuments Under Review
Jul07

ESA and AAAS Comment to Interior in Support of the 27 National Monuments Under Review

July 7, 2017   Mr. James Cason Monument Review, MS–1530 U.S. Department of the Interior 1849 C Street NW. Washington, DC 20240   Dear Mr. Cason, On behalf of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and the Ecological Society of America (ESA), we are submitting these comments in response to the opportunity for public comments regarding the Department of the Interior’s “Review of Certain National...

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ESA Urges NSF to Keep the Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant (DDIG) program

June 8,  2017 France Córdova Director National Science Foundation James Olds Assistant Director, Bio Directorate National Science Foundation   Dear Director Córdova and Assistant Director Olds: The Ecological Society of America (ESA) is the world’s largest society of professional ecologists representing over 10,000 members across the country. We write to urge the National Science Foundation (NSF) to keep the Doctoral Dissertation...

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U.S. Exit from the Paris Agreement Disregards Science and Endangers Global Environment
Jun02

U.S. Exit from the Paris Agreement Disregards Science and Endangers Global Environment

  By withdrawing from the Paris Agreement on climate change, the United States is abdicating its role as the world leader in using science-based information to inform policy. Business, political, and scientific leaders the world over are condemning the decision. More than 190 signatory nations agreed to take actions towards reducing future temperature increases and addressing the serious threats posed by a changing climate to...

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ESA Special Policy News 3: The Transition
Dec15

ESA Special Policy News 3: The Transition

We are keeping you up-to-date with a new Federal Agency Transition Tracker. In This Issue ESA 2017 Graduate Student Policy Awards Application period is open. Read More President-elect Transition Update Trump appointees at odds with basic mission of appointed agencies. Read More COMPETES Reauthorization COMPETES fails, but may provide template for new Congress. Read More Legislative Update Continuing Resolution – Funding assured...

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