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Gov. Rosselló signs law to establish climate change policies

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Governor Ricardo Rosselló Nevares signed on Wednesday the Law for the Mitigation, Adaptation and Resilience to Climate Change of Puerto Rico, to establish public policies with goals, metrics and deadlines to address climate change.

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PR-SPAN Ambassadors in action: Climate Change and the onslaught of Hurricane María

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During the past months, ambassadors of the PR-SPAN have been part of important investigations that reflect the current climate state, effects of climate change and the impacts of atmospheric phenomena inside and outside of Puerto Rico. Last November, the United States Congress published the Fourth National Climate Assessment (NCA4), a report on climate change in the United States and its territories. Isabel K. Parés-Ramos, environmental scientist and PR-SPAN ambassador, was part of the group of researchers who led the chapter on Puerto Rico and the Caribbean.

Open Call: The Science for Public Good Fund of the Union of Concerned Scientists

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Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS), non-profit organization that advocates the use of science to have a healthier and safer planet for all, announces the second round of its "Science for Public Good Fund"

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Legislation in favor of endangered species

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For the first time in 11 years, the Legislature of Puerto Rico is considering a project in favor of endangered species that would give the Department of Natural and Environmental Resources the ability to carry out activites to create awareness about these vulnerable species.

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Texas A&M Chemistry Student Heads to Paris for U.N. Climate Talks

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With the Thanksgiving holidays upon us, travel is on the week's agenda for most Texas A&M University students. For Wilmarie Marrero-Ortiz '14, the itinerary includes Paris, France, and the world's biggest stage for climate change.

Pasantía para interesados en ciencia, política pública y relaciones internacionales

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If you are a scientist interested in the intersection of science, policy and international affairs, AIP encourages you to apply for an AIP State Department fellowship.  The application deadline for the 2016-17 term is November 1, 2015.

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Programa de Liderazgo y Diplomacia Científica para científicos jóvenes de Latinoamérica y el Caribe

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Science Diplomacy & Leadership Program 2015

Consortium for Science, Policy & Outcomes at Arizona State University

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June 21 – 30, 2015

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Arab American Frontiers of Science, Engineering and Medicine Symposium

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The U.S. National Academies and The Research Council (TRC) of Oman are pleased to announce the second Arab American Frontiers of Science, Engineering and Medicine Symposium to be held in Muscat, Oman on December 13 to 15, 2014. This symposium will be held in partnership with The Research Council (TRC) of Oman, and supported by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID).

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