Environmental Studies

April 3, 2013 to April 6, 2013

Environmental History Conference in Toronto April 3-6, 2013

The American Society for Environmental History’s annual conference will bring together more than 700 delegates from around the world to discuss climate change, energy policy, Alberta Oil Sands, and more.

February 7, 2014

DEADLINE: Metcalf Institute Fellowship for Journalists

Don't miss out on an opportunity to participate in Metcalf Institute's 16th Annual Science Immersion Workshop for Journalists, June 1-6, 2014, at the University of Rhode Island Graduate School of Oceanography. Apply by February 7th.

"Bird, Plane, Bacteria? Microbes Thrive In Storm Clouds"

"Microbes are known to be able to thrive in extreme environments, from inside fiery volcanoes to down on the bottom of the ocean. Now scientists have found a surprising number of them living in storm clouds tens of thousands of feet above the Earth. And those airborne microbes could play a role in global climate."

Source: NPR, 01/29/2013
May 4, 2013

Burke Museum's Fifth Annual Environmental Writers' Workshop

This Saturday workshop in Seattle will inspire attendees to continue writing about the environment in all its guises. Instructors bring years of experience as writers, researchers, and teachers. Each is an attentive observer who weaves together history, science, and field time into well-crafted, thought-provoking writing about the natural and cultural world.

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