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Three UW researchers to present & attend 2022 UN Ocean Conference on assessing global ocean equity

Next week, UW will be sending researchers to the 2022 United Nations Ocean Conference, which will take place in Lisbon, Portugal from June 27-July 1. This five-day conference will seek to advance momentum around science-based innovative solutions related to global ocean action within the UN Sustainable Development Goal #14: “to conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development.” 

In partnership with the UW Office of Global Affairs, researchers from The Nippon Foundation Ocean Nexus Center and the Washington Ocean Acidification Center – two EarthLab member organizations within the UW College of the Environment – will be presenting their research in real time (both virtually and in-person) at the conference.

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EarthLab Member Organization NW CASC is hiring a Deputy University Director

The Northwest Climate Adaptation Science Center (NW CASC) is a federal-university partnership that produces accessible science on climate change impacts and adaptation actions for Northwest resource managers and decision makers. NW CASC is now hiring a Deputy University Director to play a leading role in the NW CASC’s efforts to foster actionable adaptation science across the Northwest. The salary range for this position is $84,000 to $99,600 annually, depending on experience. Applications received by July 15, 2022 will be prioritized.

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