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Early Career Awards (CSEE)

Recognizes outstanding accomplishments and promising future research potential in ecology and evolution by scientists early in their career. Deadline: January

Apex marine predators affected by human-made pollutants and climate change

Apex marine predators affected by human-made pollutants and climate change

Human contaminants, exacerbated by climate change, are impacting polar bears, killer whales.

Science & SciLifeLab Prize for Young Scientists (Science/AAAS)

For young scientist with outstanding science research for which he/she was awarded a doctoral degree in the previous two years. Deadline: July 15, 2017

Antarctica’s biodiversity not doing as well as hoped

Antarctica’s biodiversity not doing as well as hoped

Experts, including IOF’s Deng Palomares, debunked the popular view that Antarctica and the Southern Ocean are in a better environmental shape than the rest of the world.

Seahorses: Magical Creatures in Florida’s backyard

Seahorses: Magical Creatures in Florida’s backyard

An awareness program focused on the preservation of this species in South Florida is underway.

Dr. Amanda Vincent named to IUCN Species Survival Commission Steering Committee

Dr. Amanda Vincent named to IUCN Species Survival Commission Steering Committee

She will serve as the Committee’s global marine expert, and will also Chair its Marine Conservation Subcommittee.

“An Ocean Mystery: The Missing Catch” screening

“An Ocean Mystery: The Missing Catch” screening

The award-winning ocean conservation film will screen at UBC on April 28, 2017. RSVP REQUIRED.

William Cheung

Dr. William Cheung named Wall Scholar

The Wall Scholars Research Award will allow Dr. Cheung to spend one year in residence at the Institute in a collaborative, interdisciplinary environment.

Drs. Trites and Rosen go to Ottawa

Drs. Trites and Rosen go to Ottawa

They addressed Bill S-203, An Act to amend the Criminal Code and other Acts (ending captivity of whales and dolphins), in front of the Senate Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans.