9 news posts from April 2013

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Collaborate with Strangers on Sustainability Projects

Collaborating with Strangers on Sustainability Projects at UW Hey Stranger…looking for a way to combine forces others on campus interested in Sustainability projects? Collaborating with Strangers workshops connect students, faculty and researchers on campus during 3-minute speed-meetings. You’ll walk away with more resources, solutions and creative ideas than you ever imagined! When: Wednesday, April 24, 2013, 1:30-3:30 p.m. Where: Research Commons Presentation Place, Allen Library South, ground floor Who: Open to all UW students, post-docs, staff, faculty & librarians Refreshments will be served. 

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Fishery scientists seek better understanding of Arctic change

As scientists from around the state and country gathered to discuss Arctic shift last week, it became clear that more questions than conclusions are available about Arctic fish populations – and where the warm winds of change will take them.  Read more in The Bristol Bay Times, where George Hunt–Aquatic and Fishery Sciences–is quoted.   

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UW group part of national report, meeting on adaptation to climate change

A string of record-breaking summers and a massive storm in New York City have brought new attention to the effects of climate change and prompted discussions about how to safeguard cities and crops. A University of Washington group that has focused on this question for almost two decades is part of a new report and first-ever national meeting on adapting to the effects of a changing climate.  

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