Biodiversity-Ecology

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Research Organizations:
www.cerc.columbia.edu
Center for Environmental Research and Conservation's two-part mission is to build environmental leadership and to solve complex problems, in order to stem the loss of biological diversity and achieve environmental sustainability. CERC is a consortium of five world-renowned scientific institutions. It is headquartered at Columbia University and is part of the Earth Institute.
www.igbp.kva.se
IGBP is an international scientific research program that studies the interactions between biological, chemical and physical processes and how they impact (and are impacted by) human systems.
ice.ucdavis.edu
Information Center for the Environment. Biodiversity projects are related to ecological and species biodiversity, both regionally and globally. U of Calif, Davis.
www.stri.org
Smithsonian Tropical Research Institution (STRI) in Panama, a bureau of the Smithsonian Institution dedicated to understanding biological diversity.
nationalzoo.si.edu
Smithsonian Conservation Biology at the National Zoo conducts research to aid in the survival or recovery of species and their habitats, and to ensure the health and well-being of animals in captivity and in the wild.
www.cerc.columbia.edu
Center for Environmental Research and Conservation's two-part mission is to build environmental leadership and to solve complex problems, in order to stem the loss of biological diversity and achieve environmental sustainability. CERC is a consortium of five institutions: Columbia University, the American Museum of Natural History, the New York Botanical Garden, Wildlife Conservation Society, and Wildlife Trust.
www.uga.edu
University of Georgia, Center for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Processes.
environment.harvard.edu
Harvard University Center for the Environment (HUCE) Listing of Ecology and Biodiversity Research Areas.
   
There are more than 19,200 described bee species,
according to John S. Ascher of the American Museum of Natural History in New York.
www.livescience.com/animals/080616-bee-species.html
 
Volunteer Conservation and Research:
www.earthwatch.org
Earthwatch Institute, environmental non profit, engages people worldwide in scientific field research and education to promote the understanding and action necessary for a sustainable environment.
www.biosphere-expeditions.org
Biosphere Expeditions. Conservation in Action: Non-profit, conservation holiday volunteer work expeditions. Open to all. Wildlife conservation volunteering across the globe fora weekend, a week, 2 weeks, more...
www.volunteerpeten.com
Volunteer Petèn is a non-for-profit organization established in San Andrès, Petèn (with a US office in Mohnton, Pennsylvania) whose mission is to aid development in Guatemala by training international volunteers to participate in, design, and implement sustainable projects.
   

 

 
 
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