Mar 23, 2012
An in-depth interview on Palmer's visit to North Korea

Cold, very isolated, and ecologically desolate are the descriptors Margaret Palmer uses when talking about her March 7 – 13 trip to the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (North Korea)...

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Mar 23, 2012
Palmer makes rare visit to North Korea to speak on restoration

Dr Margaret Palmer, SESYNC’s Executive Director, recently returned from the DPRK, where she, along with thirteen other international scholars, met with 85 North Koreans to discuss ecological restoration options for that country. The March 23rd issue of Science provides more about this trip.

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Mar 13, 2012
University of MD and State of Maryland Chinese Initiative

As part of the Maryland China Initiative, a   hosted a delegation of 18 officials from several Provincial Environmental Protection Departments.

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Mar 05, 2012
SESYNC Announces Social Science Fellowships

Research Opportunities for Social Science and Humanities Scholars
The Social Dimensions of Environmental Sustainability

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Feb 07, 2012
SESYNC Celebrates Dedication With Official Ribbon Cutting

Dignitaries celebrate the opening of the National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC).

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Jan 31, 2012
Senator Mikulski's Opening Remarks

 Senator Mikulski speaks on the importance of science and environmental research jobs at SESYNC's opening event.

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Jan 30, 2012
UM 'synthesis' center seeks to balance nature, people

By Timothy B. Wheeler, The Baltimore Sun 7:47 p.m. EST, January 30, 2012 Scientists, economists, politicians, educators and even an artist gathered Monday in Annapolis to mark the launch of an unusual University of Maryland think tank that aims to bring academic disciplines together to tackle thorny environmental issues.

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Jan 23, 2012
Children’s summer Insect Camp 2012: registration open

REGISTRATION OPENS ON Monday, January 23, 2012 Send the kids to a SESYNC-sponsored bug camp!

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Jan 15, 2012
Socioenvironmental Sustainability and Actionable Science

As we have defined it, actionable refers to scholarship with the potential to inform decisions (government, business, and household), improve the design or implementation of public policies, influence public or private sector strategies, planning and behaviors that affect the environment.

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Jan 02, 2012
IPBES Knowledge Generation Paper

Resulting from a work shop at SESYNC with the purpose of exploring the program of work of the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES), with a particular focus on the generation of knowledge function.

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