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Oct 28, 2013
The People’s Choice: Americans Would Pay to Help Monarch Butterflies

What’s a butterfly worth? As it turns out, Americans place a high value on monarch butterflies.


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Oct 25, 2013
SESYNC is Hiring!

The National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC) seeks applications from candidates for the following positions: Climate Change, Humans, & Mosquitos Graduate Research Assistant; Literature Review Researcher (Contract); and Video Student Assistant.


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Oct 21, 2013
In Nepal, villagers’ land uses help people and tigers

A new study by Neil Carter, postdoctoral researcher at the National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC), provides evidence that when Nepalese villagers are empowered to make some local land management decisions, the resulting landscape changes can benefit both people and tigers.


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Oct 11, 2013
SESYNC Welcomes Dr. Andres Baeza Castro

The National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC) is pleased to welcome our newest Postdoctoral Fellow, Dr. Andres Baeza Castro.


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Oct 09, 2013
Applications Due Oct 11 for Workshop for Grad Students

Through October 11, 2013, we are accepting applications from graduate students for a Socio-Environmental Synthesis Research Proposal Writing Workshop.


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Oct 07, 2013
Applications Due Oct 9 for Biodiversity & Ecosystem Services Research

The National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC), the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research (UFZ), and the Synthesis Centre (sDiv) within the German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv) remind interested scholars of the October 9 deadline for proposals on socio-environmental synthesis research on “Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services.”


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Oct 07, 2013
SESYNC, the Luc Hoffmann Institute Announce Postdoctoral Research Opportunity

The Luc Hoffmann Institute, based at WWF International, Switzerland, in partnership with the National Social-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC), seeks a postdoctoral fellow to work with an interdisciplinary team to evaluate the impacts of marine conservation interventions, focusing on analyzing monitoring data for marine protected areas. The fellow will be in residence at the SESYNC facilities at the University of Maryland in Annapolis, MD, and will also spend significant time at WWF-US offices in Washington, DC.


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Sep 19, 2013
SESYNC Welcomes Dr. Neil Carter

The National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC) is pleased to welcome our newest Postdoctoral Fellow, Dr. Neil Carter.


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Sep 16, 2013
SESYNC Welcomes Dr. Lorien Jasny

The National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC) is pleased to welcome our newest Postdoctoral Fellow, Dr. Lorien Jasny.


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Sep 09, 2013
SESYNC Welcomes Dr. Nicholas Magliocca

The National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC) is pleased to welcome our newest Research Associate, Dr. Nicholas R. Magliocca.


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