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SWS and partners support FY2018 funding for scientific research and education

May 23, 2017

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 proposed by the U.S. President in his proposed budget. Read the…

SWS and Ramsar renew Memorandum of Cooperation

May 5, 2017

Ramsar Convention on Wetlands Secretary General Martha Rojas-Urrego and Society of Wetland Scientists President Gillian Davies signed and renewed the Ramsar Secretariat of the Convention on Wetlands – Society of Wetland Scientists Memorandum of Cooperation at the SWS Europe Chapter Annual Meeting in Faro, Portugal, on Friday, May 5. This Memorandum creates the framework for collaboration between the two…

CASS supports FY18 funding for EPA, NASA and NOAA

April 26, 2017

SWS joined fellow Consortium of Aquatic Science Societies (CASS) societies in signing the letters supporting FY18 funding for NOAA, NASA, and EPA. CASS sent the letters to the relevant House and Senate Appropriations Subcommittees as the “Outside Witness Testimony.” Proposed cuts to these aquatic and wetland-related programs at these federal agencies have the potential to…


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