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January

Qualified students will learn about the Everglades ecosystem, history, water management issues, and policies related to restoration. Interns will go on site visits to major restoration sites, water management structures, and effected natural areas. They will grow their professional networks while meeting with scientists, stakeholders, and policy makers who are participating in the most comprehensive restoration project in the world. More info here.

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Applicants must have a Ph.D. in biochemistry, molecular biology, biology education, or related field. Preferred applicants will have experience with biology education research, technology-driven interactive teaching, student assessment, multivariate statistical analyses, concept maps, and/or simulation software tools. Successful candidates must have excellent oral and written communication skills and be able to work independently as well as collaboratively with the project leaders and faculty.

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Environment for the Americas work to create a diverse workstaff at some of our nation's most spectacular National Parks across the by providing internships at National Parks, Monuments, and Historic Sites across the U.S. and territories. This internship program is designed to provide unique experiences to underserved youth who are pursuing undergraduate or graduate degrees or who have recently graduated.

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Applications are invited for this project which examines how changes in land cover, land management and climate over the last millennium affect carbon transfer from terrestrial systems to the coastal ocean. The project involves palaeoecological and modelling skills, with good opportunities to engage with policy-makers. See here fore more information.

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This course will examine the theory and practice of water resources management through diverse case studies, directed readings, and research projects. We will consider policies/practices that help ensure sustainable supplies of freshwater for the multiple sectors of human use (domestic, agricultural, industrial, etc.). We will review the core principles of integrated water resources management that emphasize the finite nature of freshwater resources, and the social and economic value of water.

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Examines Philosophical and ethical perspectives on human interaction with the natural world. Course Designated as a Global Learning course.] This Course will apply philosophical ethics and political theory to the problems of environmental destruction, extinction, and climate change. We Will consider the values that should guide both governmental policies and individual choices when we act in ways that can damage the earth’s biosphere and atmosphere.

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February

The Coastal Wetlands Group explores how interactions between biological, anthropogenic, and geomorphic processes influence the formation and survival of coastal landscapes. The desired field manager will coordinate field, lab, and/or modeling efforts, and also work on their own independent research. Depending on the applicant’s background, this could be either a field intensive or a modeling intensive position. More info here.

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This program is designed to support research, education/outreach, and/or conservation projects related to the Florida Coral Reef ecosystem. The primary focus will be on restoration projects that significantly enhance capabilities of coral reef ecosystem resource managers, to more effectively utilize science-based information in promoting/implementing the restoration and long-term sustainability of these ecosystems in an increasingly-acidic and high-temperature marine environment.

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