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Minor in Ecological Restoration

  • University of Washington, Bothell (WA)

The modern field of ecological restoration (ER) showcases the necessity and merits of interdisciplinary approaches to real-world problems. Effective restoration of complex ecosystems and their human interplay requires a fusion ...

  • Posted June 13, 2022
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BS Conservation & Restoration Science

  • University of Washington, Bothell (WA)

The Bachelor of Science in Conservation & Restoration Science (CRS) prepares students to address real world issues. Conservation & Restoration Science students develop the depth of scientific understanding, interdisciplinary perspectives ...

  • Posted June 13, 2022
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Master in Tropical Ecology and Conservation

  • Universidad San Francisco de Quito (Pichincha)

The objective of this master's degree is to train professionals who contribute to the understanding of the ecological processes that regulate tropical populations, communities and ecosystems in an evolutionary ...

  • Posted June 13, 2022
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Ecological Restoration Minor

  • University of Washington, Seattle (WA)

The minor in Ecological Restoration (ECORES) seeks to prepare students to address the complex relationships of human communities and ecological sustainability. The minor is a tri-campus initiative between UW Bothell ...

  • Posted June 13, 2022
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Biodiversity BS

  • University of Guelph (ON)

Discover the exciting field of biodiversity science through U of G's Biodiversity Institute of Ontario (BIO). BIO is leading global efforts to understand the unity and diversity of all ...

  • Posted June 10, 2022
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Ecology and Conservation

  • University of Queensland (QLD)

The Ecology and Conservation major focuses on the relationships between plant and animal species in their natural environments. It considers how environmental change and human activities affect their populations, and ...

  • Posted June 10, 2022
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Master of Conservation Biology

  • University of Queensland (QLD)

This program provides a comprehensive education in the ecosystems and evolutionary potential of the world's flora and fauna. High-level coursework covers all aspects of biodiversity and conservation, environmental philosophy ...

  • Posted June 10, 2022
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Earth and Water Resources Concentration

  • Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) (IN)

Understanding interactions between land, soil, and water is critical to ensuring environmental quality. The Earth and Water Resources concentration provides students with a quantitative background in soils, hydrogeology, and biogeochemistry ...

  • Posted June 10, 2022
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Environmental Management Concentration

  • Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) (IN)

Understanding interactions between land, soil, and water is critical to ensuring environmental quality. The Environmental Management concentration prepares students who wish to focus on the management of pollution in the ...

  • Posted June 10, 2022
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Landscape Horticulture Technical Diploma

  • Western Technical College (WI)

Students learn to evaluate landscape construction systems, determine suitability of plants for placement, understand turf management, identify common landscape pests, and be able to identify soils and correct soil deficiencies ...

  • Posted June 10, 2022
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Environmental and Sustainability Management Graduate Certificate

  • George Mason University (VA)

As biodiversity is the life support system of our planet, it is important to prepare students for careers that require knowledge of both ecology and public policy. This certificate focuses ...

  • Posted June 10, 2022
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Conservation Biology Minor

  • Clark University (MA)

Environmental biologists explore the ways in which organisms evolve and interact with one another and their environments. Levels of exploration can range from molecular evolution and genomics to ecosystem level ...

  • Posted June 10, 2022
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Landscape Architecture

  • Virginia Tech (VA)

Landscape Architecture, a dynamic and complex field, is one of the most consequential design arts today. Landscape architecture has become one of today’s premier occupations, ranking among the best ...

  • Posted June 10, 2022
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Master of Science in Wildlife, Aquatic, and Wildlands Science and Management

  • Texas Tech University (TX)

The Non-Thesis M.S. in Wildlife, Aquatic, and Wildlands Science and Management is a more in-depth exploration of what science is and how it is used in the natural resources ...

  • Posted June 10, 2022
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Soil Management Graduate Certificate

  • Texas Tech University (TX)

Upon successful completion of the online Soil Management Certificate, students will be awarded a Soil Management Certificate from Texas Tech University that enables them to become a certified soil scientist ...

  • Posted June 10, 2022
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Ecology, Evolution, and Conservation Concentration

  • California State University, Sacramento (CA)

The concentration in Ecology, Evolution, and Conservation is designed for students interested in wildlife management conservation biology, or pursuing graduate study in ecological and evolutionary approaches in the Biological Sciences ...

  • Posted June 10, 2022
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Environmental Protection Minor

  • West Virginia University (WV)

This minor is designed to provide students the opportunity to study the science and techniques which are applied to safe-guard the quality of the environment with emphasis on water, soil ...

  • Posted June 10, 2022
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BS in Conservation Ecology

  • New Mexico State University (NM)

The Bachelor of Science in Conservation Ecology is a degree program offered jointly with the Department of Biology. The goal of this program is to train students for the current ...

  • Posted June 10, 2022
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Fish, Wildlife and Conservation Ecology MS

  • New Mexico State University (NM)

We apply traditional and emerging scientific methods to understand the ecology of fish and wildlife and the communities they inhabit. We apply this knowledge to help make more informed conservation ...

  • Posted June 10, 2022
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BS in Environmental and Conservation Biology

  • Kent State University (OH)

The Bachelor of Science in Environmental and Conservation Biology is designed for students interested in a career in the environmental sciences. This program provides an interdisciplinary education in biology and ...

  • Posted June 10, 2022
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Fish, Wildlife and Recreation

  • British Columbia Institute of Technology (BC)

The Fish, Wildlife and Recreation (FWR) program is for people seeking a unique educational experience and who want to make a positive difference in the world today. Since 1969, the ...

  • Posted June 10, 2022
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Bachelor of Biology

  • Universite du Quebec a Montreal (Québec)

This program revolves around the biology of the environment and biodiversity. During the first two years, the student acquires knowledge about living beings and their diversity; the different levels of ...

  • Posted June 10, 2022
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Minor in Ecology

  • Universite du Quebec a Montreal (Québec)

The program aims to provide basic training in the field of ecology, by acquiring the notions of biology necessary for understanding the dynamics of ecosystems and by access to scientific ...

  • Posted June 10, 2022
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Integrative Conservation PhD

  • University of Georgia (GA)

The conservation community has increasingly recognized that responding effectively to these challenges will require that the next generation of practitioners and scholars not only develop expertise in specific fields but ...

  • Posted June 10, 2022
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Conservation Minor

  • University of Wisconsin-River Falls (WI)

Required courses: ESM 105 Introduction to Environmental Studies 2 cr. ESM 109 Introduction to Forestry 2 cr. ESM 151 Introduction to Land Use Theory and Practice 3 cr. ESM 343 ...

  • Posted June 10, 2022
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BS Resource Conservation

  • University of Montana (MT)

Effective resource conservation requires broad training and the ability to integrate and communicate across disciplines. The B.S. in Resource Conservation is an interdisciplinary, interdepartmental major that prepares students for ...

  • Posted June 10, 2022
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Ecological Restoration Minor

  • University of Montana (MT)

The minor requires 24 credits including courses in ecology (at least 3 credits), restoration (6 credits), statistics (3 credits), ecosystem science and management (9 credits), and human dimensions of natural ...

  • Posted June 10, 2022
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Wilderness Studies Minor

  • University of Montana (MT)

Earn a minor in Wilderness Studies through the Wilderness and Civilization program. In this semester-plus field and campus-based program, you'll learn about wilderness and land ethics; engage with conservation ...

  • Posted June 10, 2022
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Minor in Wildlife Biology

  • University of Montana (MT)

Students can earn a B.S. or M.S. in Wildlife Biology or a PhD in Fish & Wildlife Biology. Focus on ecology, population biology, wildlife biology, and critical thinking ...

  • Posted June 10, 2022
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BS in Wildlife Biology

  • University of Montana (MT)

Students can earn a B.S. or M.S. in Wildlife Biology or a PhD in Fish & Wildlife Biology. Focus on ecology, population biology, wildlife biology, and critical thinking ...

  • Posted June 10, 2022
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MS in Wildlife Biology

  • University of Montana (MT)

Students can earn a B.S. or M.S. in Wildlife Biology or a PhD in Fish & Wildlife Biology. Focus on ecology, population biology, wildlife biology, and critical thinking ...

  • Posted June 10, 2022
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PhD Forest & Conservation Sciences

  • University of Montana (MT)

Our doctoral program offers you the opportunity to conduct rigorous, meaningful research on a broad range of forest and conservation sciences topics. You'll complete a dissertation based on original ...

  • Posted June 10, 2022
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PhD Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior with Global Change Emphasis

  • Boise State University (ID)

The coursework in this program prepares scientists to use interdisciplinary theories to examine complex ecological questions from biological, physical, and social science perspectives. We are dedicated to offering a variety ...

  • Posted June 10, 2022
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MS Biodiversity & Land-Use Planning

  • National University of Ireland, Galway (Co. Galway)

This part-time course extends over 24 months and runs in two-year cycles continuously from September through to the end of August of the second year. The modular course is devoted ...

  • Posted June 10, 2022
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BS Taronga Wildlife Conservation

  • University of Sydney (NSW)

This unique degree will develop your expertise in wildlife conservation. It is designed for students wanting to make an impact in the conservation sector, to secure a shared future for ...

  • Posted June 10, 2022
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MS in Ecology and Conservation Biology

  • Texas A&M University (TX)

The Master of Science degree is designed primarily for students who are pursuing an academic or research career in ecology and/or natural resource management, with an emphasis on forest ...

  • Posted June 10, 2022
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Trees on campus are rooted in history

  • California State University, Fullerton (CA)

Seven serve as a memorial to lives needlessly taken. One received the blessing of the Dalai Lama. Others pay homage to local history. But symbolism and aesthetics aside, each of ...


A greenway for sustainable transportation of the university campus: Diyala University as a case study

  • University of Baghdad
  • University of Diyala

Transportation is one of the aspects that enable us to achieve sustainability on a university campus, by taking environmental, social, and economic requirements. Walking is a green mode that can ...


Arbor Day at Nova Southeastern University

  • Nova Southeastern University (FL)

In celebration of Earth Day and Arbor Day, students, staff, faculty, and the University's President came together to celebrate the environment with a tree planting ceremony and educational table ...


The Land Use Changes in the Çukurova University Campus

  • Çukurova Üniversitesi
  • Osmaniye Korkut Ata Üniversitesi
  • Niğde Ömer Halisdemir Üniversitesi

This study aimed to determine the land-use changes in the Cukurova University campus, providing ecosystem services to the city of Adana with its natural areas. Land uses of the study ...


Learning from the Dirt: Initiating university food gardens as a cross-disciplinary tertiary teaching tool

  • UNSW Sydney (NSW)

Food gardens are an underdeveloped resource for teaching and research in Australian universities. While some campuses have food or botanical gardens, outside the biological or physical sciences food growing is ...


Defining a Pedagogical Framework for Integrating Buildings and Landscapes in Conjunction with Social Sustainability Discourse in the Architecture Graduate Design Studio

  • Girne American University
  • Arkin University of Creative Arts and Design

The primary objective of this research is to define a pedagogy framework for architecture Graduate Design Studio. The proposed pedagogy framework pursues the following three principal objectives: The first objective ...


Assessment of the Ecological Footprint of Eskisehir Technical University–Iki Eylul Campus

  • Eskişehir Technical University
  • Kastamonu Universitesi

Sustainable development is a concept that has started gaining importance in recent years. It helps reduce the environmental impacts of cities with dense human populations. On a smaller scale, social ...


University gardens for sustainable citizenship: assessing the impacts of garden-based learning on environmental and food education at Spanish higher education

  • Pontifical Catholic University of Ecuador
  • University of Valladolid

Gardens are being used at all educational stages, because they provide with a real-world context for active and experiential learning. In Spain, there exists a movement in favor of their ...


Landscapes as living laboratories for sustainable campus planning and stewardship: A scoping review of approaches and practices

  • California State University, Monterey Bay (CA)

Living laboratories are increasingly employed to support campus sustainability and student learning. This research explored how living labs are defined in relation to the biophysical landscape, how they are integrated ...


Promoting sustainability education through hands-on approaches: a tree carbon sequestration exercise in a Singapore green space

  • National University of Singapore
  • Maejo University

During a university class project related to climate change mitigation strategies, we utilized a university green space as a “living laboratory” for collaborative learning exercise to estimate landscape-level carbon biomass ...


UAlbany Earth Day clean up

  • University at Albany (NY)

On Earth Day, several organizations sponsored clean up and garden restorations throughout the day on campus and in the community.

  • Posted April 27, 2022
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Nature Rx: Using Collaborations to Highlight and Harness the Healing Power of Nature

  • University of Kentucky (KY)
  • AASHE (PA)

Nature, even just a view of green space, is healing and restorative in many ways. Public and campus greenspaces represent preventative resources, available to all, that can help combat historic ...

  • Posted Feb. 3, 2022
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How Students can Introduce Bee Campus USA to Their Schools

  • University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (WI)

Learn the basics of how to start a Bee Campus USA committee and ready a Bee Campus USA application from start to finish, as well as prepare for the next ...

  • Posted Jan. 21, 2022
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Preparing Our Urban Forests for Our Changing Climate

  • Urban Forest Initiative (KY)

Urban forests are vital to mitigating the negative effects of climate change to urban residents. Urban trees help reduce storm-water runoff, cool cities, filter air and water pollutants, sequester carbon ...

  • Posted Jan. 21, 2022
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