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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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UN Ocean Conference Side Event | “Ocean Acidification: Co-designing data connections to underserved communities for equitable outcomes”

The University of Washington’s Washington Ocean Acidification Center and Ocean Nexus Center are hosting a side event “Ocean Acidification: Co-designing data connections to underserved communities for equitable outcomes” during the United Nations Ocean Conference in Lisbon, Portugal, on June 30th, 2022. The event will highlight successful partnerships with Indigenous, Small Island Developing States (SIDS), and other underserved communities on co-designing activities for adaptation and response strategies.

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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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Now Hiring: EarthLab Data Scientist

We are seeking a full-time Data Scientist for research on outdoor recreation and nature-based tourism. The employee will join a team of researchers and practitioners who develop novel methods and information to inform public land management and improve opportunities for outdoor recreation.

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EarthLab Member Organization CIG is Hiring a Director

The University of Washington's Climate Impacts Group (an EarthLab member organization) is hiring a director! This position will provide strategic leadership and direction for the Group’s research, education and stakeholder engagement efforts aimed at building climate resilience in the Northwest.

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EarthLab Presents: The Intersectional Environmentalist Event Recording

On May 5, 2022, EarthLab had a virtual conversation with Leah Thomas, founder of the Intersectional Environmentalist organization. This event recording features Leah reading an excerpt from her new book, "The Intersectional Environmentalist: How to Dismantle Systems of Oppression to Protect People + Planet," and her answering questions from the audience. You can watch the full recorded event here.

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