Terry Chapin receives the Volvo Environment Prize 2019! The Volvo Environment Prize has been awarded annually for the past 30 years to people who have made outstanding scientific discoveries within the area of the environment and sustainable development. On selecting Terry, the prize foundation states "Throughout his decades-long career in ecosystems research and global change, Professor Terry Chapin has worked tirelessly with people and for the planet. His work will have a long-lasting impact on the ways we seek to build a sustainable future, with the concept of Earth Stewardship supporting the deep institutional and structural change required to meet the challenges ahead." The prize will be awarded in Stockholm, Sweden, on 7 November 2019. Congratulations Terry! More information is available at https://news.uaf.edu/chapin-volvo-environment-prize.
Alaska INBRE is excited to announce a new multi-year pilot opportunity. For more information, check out the Funding Opportunity Announcement. The application deadline is November 15, 2019 at 5pm AKST.
The Shared Beringian Heritage Program (SBHP) is pleased to announce a Notice of Funding Opportunity for new 1-3 year projects beginning in Fiscal Year 2020. SBHP seeks to advance understanding and preservation of the Beringian region's resources and to assist efforts to sustain the cultural vitality of its indigenous peoples.
The Shared Beringian Heritage Program (SBHP) is pleased to announce a Notice of Funding Opportunity for new 1-3 year projects beginning in Fiscal Year 2020. SBHP seeks to advance understanding and preservation of the Beringian region's resources and to assist efforts to sustain the cultural vitality of its indigenous peoples. Specific programmatic goals are to: improve conservation, sustainability, and knowledge of the region's natural and cultural resources; help preserve subsistence opportunities and other historic traditions and practices; interpret and communicate about the region's unique and internationally significant resources and values; and provide opportunities for cultural connections and knowledge exchange. All projects must include a Russian component.
Information about the funding call, the Shared Beringian Heritage Program, and application instructions may be found at: www.nps.gov/subjects/beringia/2020fundingcall.htm. The application deadline is October 21, 2019.
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