Conserving our planet's botanical resources and ecosystems


PhD position – Tropical Ecology and Conservation – University of Florida

Below is an announcement by Brett Scheffers regarding a PhD position available in his lab. The student will study tropical ecology and conservation with an emphasis on animals living in the canopy of rainforests. There is flexibility in field locations but options include Madagascar, Brazil, Colombia, Costa

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Environmental Scientist, Lydia Ball, Seeks Opportunities and Experience

Lydia Jo Ball writes: I recently graduated from Colby College, Maine, with my Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Science. I am passionate about research questions concerning behavior, speciation, and natural history. During my undergraduate years, I studied amphibian and insect diversity, amphibian epibiotic bacteria, amphibian resistance to

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Research Fellowship Employment Opportunity: Land–Use Change in Ethiopia

An international research team involving faculty from Bahir Dar University, North Carolina State University, and Colgate University seeks a one-year Research Fellow who focuses on the human drivers of land-use change. The Research Fellow’s primary duties will be to conduct fieldwork in the South Gondar region of

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In the Canopy with Wheelchairs and Tardigrades

National Science Foundation Research Opportunity 3D Invertebrate Herbivory and Biodiversity in Deciduous North American Forest Canopies: Inspiring Students with Physical Disabilities to Pursue Field Biology June 1 – August 11, 2013 | Baker University, Baldwin City, Kan. More info | Apply Now Want A Different Research Experience?

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Seek partner in tree project

A simple system to collect fruit from trees

Too simple to revolutionize fruit pickup? This recent invention is only a wooden press that forces trees to develop a narrow spot in the basis of the trunk. The tree grows during years 2 to 5 until it is ready for fruit collection. When loosening the press,

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Postdoc position in Entomology with diverse connections and collaborations

Job Description Post Doc. Title: Postdoctoral Position Working Title: Consequences of urban and global warming for plant-animal interactions. Work Location: Gardner Hall, Lab of Steve Frank in the Department of Entomology at North Carolina State University In collaboration with: Rob Dunn (Department of Biology), Meg Lowman (Nature

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Development of canopy walkways in Andaman and Nicobar Islands

From the Times of India: Directorate of tourism, Andaman and Nicobar administration invites proposals for development of canopy walkways project in Andaman & Nicobar Islands under item rate base offer. Details: Click for larger image

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TREE welcomes Taylor Jamrok

Please welcome our first TREE student leadership fellow. Taylor is our first student officer for TREE, as part of our new outreach to educate young people about non-profit management. Welcome, Taylor. Taylor Jamrok graduated from New College of Florida in 2009 after studying environmental issues, sustainable development,

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Holli looking for canopy research work

My name is Holli Kilburn and I am looking to pursue my conservation/research based career. I am a newly qualified Conservation Biologist, having completed a bachelors degree in 2008 gaining a first with honours. This winter I spent five weeks learning tree climbing on a Canopy Access

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