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NAKFI Mid-Cycle Grant Review

by | July 8, 2013 | 1 Comment
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EICES Director, Shahid Naeem, and Assistant Director, Alex Varga presented their work on science standards for payments for ecosystem services (PES) at the National Academies Keck Future Initiatives (NAKFI) mid-cycle grant review last week.

CIFOR/EI Collaboration

by | March 5, 2013
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On Thursday, June 22nd, the Earth Institute entered into a memorandum of understanding with the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR).

A New Mission — Earth Institute Center for Environmental Sustainability

by | December 4, 2012
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The Center for Environmental Research and Conservation (CERC), a leading provider of cutting-edge environmental research, education, and training, has grown into two institutions – an Earth Institute center and the Secretariat for a major environmental consortium. The center’s new name is the Earth Institute Center for Environmental Sustainability (EICES, pronounced “i-sees”).

Up Close with LEEFS Fellows

by | September 13, 2012
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Rae Wynn-Grant and Robert Muscarella are this year’s GK-12 Fellows funded through the NSF LEEFS Program, or Learning through Ecology and Environmental Field Studies.

Director Shahid Naeem Co-authors Paper on Biodiversity Loss

by | September 13, 2012
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EICES’s Director Shahid Naeem co-authored a scientific paper in the journal Nature regarding research on the loss of biodiversity and environmental changes that result. Read a summary of the paper on the State of the Planet.

Study Abroad Programming in Brazil, Dominican Republic, Jordan

by | September 13, 2012
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The Earth Institute Center for Environmental Sustainabiliy (EICES) recently completed three Summer Ecosystem Experiences for Undergraduates (SEE-U) programs in Brazil, Dominican Republic, and Jordan. In Brazil, students studied at the Atlantic Forest, one of the most endangered areas in the world.

New Courses in Conservation and Environmental Sustainability

by | July 25, 2012
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EICES is now accepting students for Fall 2012 courses in its Executive Education in Conservation and Environmental Sustainability program.

Research Exchange Trip to China

by | July 25, 2012
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Undergraduate students from the Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Environmental Biology (E3B) joined Professors Shahid Naeem and Matt Palmer, and Alex Varga, program manager, on a research exchange trip to China in May.

Teachers Explore Diverse Ecosystems in the Earth Institute Professional Development Program in Environmental Sustainability

by | April 13, 2012 | 1 Comment
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The Earth Institute Center for Environmental Sustainability (EICES) completed programming for the 2012 class of the Inquire Institute under the auspices of the National Science Foundation (I-TEST Division Project #0929796, PI: Degnan) as part of the Technology, Research, Ecology and Exchange for Students (TREES) Program.