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Ghosh receives Luc Hoffmann Award

October 20, 2016

SWS member Dhrubajyoti Ghosh received the Luc Hoffmann Award this September at the World Conservation Congress in Hawaii. This prestigious award is given to those who set exceptional examples of conservation and ecosystem management. The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) awarded Ghosh for his work on the East Kolkata Wetlands (EKW) and its…

SWS signs MOC with SER

October 20, 2016

On Monday, October 17, 2016, the Society of Wetland Scientists signed a Memorandum of Cooperation with the Society for Ecological Restoration. In keeping with the mission of the two Societies, the President of SWS, Gillian Davies, and the Executive Director of SER, Bethanie Walder, signed the Memorandum while visiting a cranberry bog wetland restoration project…

SWS discusses blue carbon policy

October 7, 2016

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 science for blue carbon, and…


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