National Wildlife Federation Campus Ecology Fellowships Available

Jun 18, 2013 No Comments by

The National Wildlife Federation is currently accepting applications for graduate student fellows for their Campus Ecology Fellowships program. The program grants monetary fellowships to graduate students to work with their school communities to help address ecological impacts both on and off campus. The deadline for applying is July 14th, 2013. This year, the fellowships are organized around [...]

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Connect4Climate Launches Voices4Climate Competition

Nov 21, 2012 No Comments by

Connect4Climate, “a campaign, a coalition, and a community” focused on raising awareness about climate change around the world, has launched the new media competition Voices4Climate. The competition challenges young people to submit photos, videos, music videos and podcasts that tell compelling stories about climate change, with the aims of driving participation in a conversation on [...]

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Elders and Youngers Discuss: How Do We Want to Live? How Can We Get There?

May 11, 2012 No Comments by

Global Campaign For Climate Action (GCCA) is bringing together four members of the Elders group, and four young activists for an online discussion about sustainable future.The Elders group was founded in 2007 by Nelson Mandela who, along with Aung San Suu Kyi, remains an honorary  member of the group. The ten member group is made up of [...]

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Clinton Global Initiative University 2012

Apr 06, 2012 1 Comment by

The Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) was launched in 2005 to to inspire, connect, and empower a community of global leaders to forge solutions to the world’s most pressing challenges. By fostering partnerships, providing strategic advice, and driving resources toward effective ideas, CGI helps its members – organizations from the private sector, public sector, and civil society – maximize [...]

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Call for Applications – Global Climate Coalition Student Workshop at Rio + 20

Mar 26, 2012 No Comments by

As a side-event at the United Nations Conference for Sustainable Development Rio + 20, Yale University, Fundação Getulio Vargas, and the University of Massachusetts Boston will be hosting the Global Climate Coalition Student Workshop. This event will take place on June 19th, 2012, and will offer teams of university students from around the world the opportunity to [...]

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Anamarija Frankic to Represent Center for Governance and Sustainability at COP-17

Nov 29, 2011 No Comments by

Professor Anamarija Frankic will represent the Center for Governance and Sustainability and the University of Massachusetts Boston at the  17th Conference of the Parties (COP17)  to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). COP 17 is being held in Durban, South Africa Nov. 28-Dec. 9, 2011. The conference is also the 7th Session [...]

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