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County of Maui v. Hawai‘i Wildlife Fund amici brief featured in PBS NOVA podcast SWS’ Royal Gardner and his team of attorneys, as well as many of our members and members of our aquatic society partners, played a role in preparation of an amici brief cited earlier this year in the U.S. Supreme Court’s opinion in County of…

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SWS in Politico: Trump water rule faces first test Read the recent article on Politico. “EPA’s rewritten Waters of the U.S. rule gets its first big day in court today with a hearing before a federal judge in San Francisco on blue states’ request for a preliminary injunction — marking the first of several challenges working…

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SWS and partners support FY2018 funding for scientific research and education SWS joined the American Institute for Biological Sciences (AIBS), and many other leading biological science organizations, in signing a letter to Congress urging strong investment in scientific research and education in fiscal year 2018, and rejecting deep cuts to federal research programs, such as those…

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SWS endorses and partners with March for Science The Society of Wetland Scientists endorses and is a Partner of the March for Science as part of our mission to support sound science in wetland policy and stewardship. We hope to see you in Washington D.C. on April 22, 2017 #EarthDay, or any of the satellite marches at…

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SWS discusses blue carbon policy On October 4 – 6, 2016, SWS members participated in and presented at the North American Blue Carbon Experts and Partners Meeting: Science for Policy, sponsored by the Commission for Environmental Cooperation. This tri-national (Mexico, Canada, and U.S.A.) meeting of blue carbon scientists and policymakers discussed the state of the…

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ScienceDebate’s 2016 top presidential questions Attached please find a presidential candidates questionnaire entitled: 2016’s Top Presidential Science, Engineering, Technology, Health and Environmental Questions. These 20 questions were solicited from the public and refined by experts at America’s leading nonpartisan science and engineering organizations. President Obama, Senator McCain, and Governor Romney answered similar questions in 2008 and 2012. Our promotion…

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