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  • Revisioning Sustainability is a working-conference held at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. At this conference we provide an array of innovative examples and hands-on skill building within the intersection of food and sustainability.At this premiere gathering of food sustainability and permaculture professionals, we bring together campus and community leaders from permaculture initiatives, programs such as the Real Food Challenge, sustainable procurement professionals, progressive...

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  • Wilderness Fellows will be stationed in National Wildlife Refuges or National Parks where they will work with refuge staff to implement a new wilderness stewardship inventory and monitoring initiative. We anticipate funding eight Wilderness Fellows this year, six with National Wildlife Refuges, and two with National Parks. Duties include identifying wilderness character measures of interest to the refuge or park, implementing inventory and monitoring strategies, and handling other duties to...

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  • Arid regions of the U.S. Southwest have, for centuries, been sustained by communal irrigation systems, known as acequias, reports Nature World News. The systems, which supported the regions for over four centuries, are now declining, says Dartmouth’s Michael Cox, an assistant professor of environmental studies.

    Cox examined the acequias of the Taos Valley in northern New Mexico and found that dwindling snowmelt runoff as well as socioeconomic factors are causing the decline. “While...

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  • Cary Institute is offering several positions for the summer of 2014.
    For more information and to apply visit www.caryinstitute.org. Application deadline is February 22, 2014 or when position is filled. Send cover letter (indicating job reference number), resume with educational background and relevant course work, and the names, addresses and telephone numbers of three references to the attention of Human Resources or email...

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  • The Donella Meadows Institute is offering a paid internship for summer 2014! We are a small nonprofit in Norwich, VT looking for an eager, environmentally-minded intern. Our Institute, founded by leading environmental thinker Donella Meadows, uses systems thinking as a tool to bring our world's social, economic, and environmental systems into closer alignment for long-term sustainability.
    Application deadline is March 16. For more information and to apply...

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  • The GREEN Program is a short-term experience which combines hands-on education, adventure, service learning, cultural immersion and global networking to create an unparalleled learning experience in Iceland, Costa Rica and other countries. This program has served as a career platform and launchpad for young innovative leaders of tomorrow. The GREEN Program has Iceland 8-Day Spring Programs and 10-Day Summer Programs: Noted as the greenest country in the world, Iceland is an untapped reserve...

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  • Environment New Hampshire is part of the Environment America federation, a federation of 29 state-based groups with nearly 100 professional staff and more than 1 million members, activists and allies across the country. Each year, we hire graduating seniors with the passion, the commitment and the talent it takes to stand up to polluting industries, fight for a green future and do what it takes to win. Our Fellowship Program is a two-year crash course in the nuts and bolts of environmental...

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  • Earth Corps is a selective field-based course that offers motivated, environmentally conscious students the opportunity to live and learn in the incredible natural classroom of the Colorado wilderness. The program is designed to integrate key lessons in environmental studies with the completion of multiple critical environmental restoration projects. Run by the Rocky Mountain Field Institute in partnership with the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, Earth Corps attracts exceptional...

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  • The Maritime Studies Program at Williams-Mystic is an approved Dartmouth College Exchange Program open to rising sophomores, juniors, and seniors. The Williams-Mystic program educates undergraduate students in a semester-long academic investigation of the sea that is accompanied by travel throughout the United States and original research opportunities.  Apply through Off Campus Programs....

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  • Seeking a marine science or environmental studies major to run daily operations and outreach efforts for the Ocean Awareness Student Contest , a national contest aimed at inspiring next generation ocean stewardship and linking Art and Science. This is an incredible opportunity for a passionate ocean lover or environmentalist who is an organized self-starter with great ideas and conscientious follow through. People skills, a collaborative mindset and an ability to travel are a must. ...

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