Environmental and agricultural sciences

Oportunidad de Empleo - Técnico de Investigación

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Trabajo técnico de normal complejidad y responsabilidad en el campo de la investigación que consiste en participar
activamente en todas las fases de investigación a través de diversos experimentos, cursos y métodos investigativos o
asociados a las profesiones técnicas tales como tratamiento de agua, entre otros. Colaborar en la administración de

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Online Workshop

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The Inter American University of Puerto Rico (IAUPR), The Center for Environmental Education, Conservation and Research (CECIA-IAUPR), in collaboration with the US Environmental Protection Agency, invites you to participate in this online workshop, that will feature presentations about environmental research performed in Puerto Rico and in the Caribbean in recent years.

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Apply for Science Communication Fellowship

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Hungry to level up your science communication skills, access greater career opportunities, and connect with an amazing community of interdisciplinary scholars in your research area?

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Puerto Rican biologist develops low-risk method for tagging developing frogs

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It is envisioned as a safe alternative for researching the ecology and biology of these amphibians.

While studying a fungus that is rapaciously threatening amphibian populations around the world, Puerto Rican scientist Janelle A. Peña found a technique for direct developmental frog tagging in juvenile stages, which presents less risk to the organisms, is an economical option for researchers, and proved to be efficient with individuals up to 10 millimeters in diameter.

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Apply for Science Communication Fellowship for Faculty

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Puerto Rico Youth Fellowship para activistas de 21-35 años trabajando para la justicia ambiental y descolonización

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Puerto Rico is witnessing a historic moment, as young people continue to call out their government’s abandonment of the country’s most vulnerable communities. Puerto Rico continues to struggle with the complexities of colonialism and the socioeconomic consequences of a U.S. imposed Fiscal Oversight Board.

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SECARIBE: Investigating the Connections Between Caribbean Droughts and the Saharan Dust

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Imagen de satélite compuesta mostrando el desplazamiento del polvo del Sahara a la región del Caribe para Junio 15 de 2015. Imagen cortesía de NASA Worldview.

In 2015, 75 out of the 78 municipalities of Puerto Rico were significantly affected by a drought that caused severe shortages and rationing in potable water supplies. According to the US Drought Monitor, this has been the longest drought in these islands since 2000, when formal recording of these events began. This drought lasted about 80 weeks both in Puerto Rico and other islands of the Caribbean.

SECARIBE: INVESTIGATING THE CONECCTIONS BETWEEN CARIBBEAN DROUGHTS AND THE SAHARAN DUST

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Imagen de satélite compuesta mostrando el desplazamiento del polvo del Sahara a la región del Caribe para Junio 15 de 2015. Imagen cortesía de NASA Worldview.

In 2015, 75 out of the 78 municipalities of Puerto Rico were significantly affected by a drought that caused severe shortages and rationing in potable water supplies. According to the US Drought Monitor, this has been the longest drought in these islands since 2000, when formal recording of these events began. This drought lasted about 80 weeks both in Puerto Rico and other islands of the Caribbean.

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