Environmental and agricultural sciences

UROCKS: Undergraduate Research Opportunities in Cave & Karst Science

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The UROCKS (Undergraduate Research Opportunities in Cave and Karst Science) program is a National Science Foundation (NSF) Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) designed to provide opportunities for undergraduate students to engage in independent mentored research projects. These projects will involve one or more aspects of Cave and Karst Science, along with professional development workshops, karst science seminars, and social events.

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Participa de la Segunda Asamblea Ciudadana por el Clima

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Co-diseñando un Puerto Rico preparado ante el cambio climático

Conoce la plataforma que busca convertir las contribuciones de las personas en una estrategia de acción contra el cambio climático para el país. Una que tendrá estreno el próximo 27 de octubre a las 5PM horas. 

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11-DICIEMBRE-CURSO CULTIVO IN VITRO E IN VIVO DE ORQUÍDEAS TROPICALES

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Uno de nuestros mejores cursos para finalizar el Semestre. Cultivo in vitro e in Vivo de Orquídeas.  sábado 11 de diciembre 2021.9:00  am-12:00m, a distancia por Zoom.

 En este curso se presentarán los métodos más utilizados actualmente para la obtención de hijuelos de orquídeas. Se discutirán las técnicas para cultivar orquídeas in vitro en condiciones controladas y las técnicas in vivo partiendo de semillas e hijuelos.

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The Caribbean Center for Rising Seas offers a keynote talk in collaboration with the Mayagüez Campus of the University of Puerto Rico

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With the objective of preparing Puerto Rico and the Caribbean to adapt and prosper in the new era of increasing risk of flooding from storms, tides and rising sea levels; The Puerto Rico Science, Technology and Research Trust announced the creation of its new program: the Caribbean Center for Sea Level Rise (CCRS). Acclaimed oceanographer John Englander will personally lead the Puerto Rico-based program, with a commitment to developing a local team of experts in collaboration with the Rising Seas Institute, a Florida-based non-profit organization. Among other credentials, Mr.

Sustainable Research Pathways Workshop & Summer Experience

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Eager to expand your research and establish productive collaborations with renowned scientists at a Department of Energy (DOE) National Laboratory?  This is your opportunity! Through SRP, faculty and students contribute to multi- and inter-disciplinary research that is changing the world.  Berkeley Lab staff are looking for scientists interested in working on large research problems that intersect with your research interests.

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Participe de una encuesta sobre la incidencia, impactos y manejo del sargazo en el Caribe

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¿Usted vive o trabaja en el Caribe y / o regiones adyacentes? ¿Tiene experiencia con pesca, pesquerías, turismo, recreación acuática, otros negocios costeros, y/o el manejo de la costa y sus recursos? ¿Ha tenido contacto con floraciones de sargazo o algún otro evento de floración de algas en el Caribe?

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Científicos y miembros de la comunidad controlan la población de helecho flotante en Las Curías

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Gerardo E. Alvarado León

After almost two years in progress, the project for the biological and mechanical control of the floating fern "Salvinia molesta" in Lake Las Curías, in Cupey (San Juan), has resulted in the elimination of this invasive species by 90%, which for Dr. Jorge Ortiz, one of its researchers, demonstrates the success of the initiative.

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Quick guides for identifying bryophytes Puerto Rico

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Bryophytes are a group of plants that includes mosses, liverworts, and hornworts. Although these plants are present in almost all forests and terrestrial ecosystems in Puerto Rico, few resources are available to recognize the most common species and those that are important for forest health.

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