ASLO Statement on Proposed Changes to NSERC Partnership programs

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ASLO Statement on Proposed Changes to NSERC Partnership programs

Today the Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography (ASLO) submitted comments to the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) regarding proposed changes to the Strategic Partnership Grants. The full text of ASLO’s comments follow.  ================================= 10 October 2018 The Association for the Sciences of Limnology and …

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ASLO statement on EPA’s censorship of scientists

We are deeply troubled by this week’s events surrounding the Environmental Protection Agency’s censoring of scientists slated to speak about the health of Narragansett Bay on 23 October. For the EPA to send political officials from Washington to review the scientists’ work and then to prohibit those scientists from speaking …

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Providing a Face for Science: 2017 Geoscience Congressional Visit Day

By Dervla Meegan Kumar (DMK) and Sean McNally (SM)  Earlier in September, Congress passed legislation that keeps the government funded through mid-December, allowing only a few additional months to finalize a spending bill for the 2018 fiscal year. Throughout September Capitol Hill has been abuzz with meetings and hearings as …

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ASLO joins aquatic societies in opposing repeal of Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule

American Fisheries Society • Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography • Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation • Freshwater Mollusk Conservation Society • North American Lake Management Society •  Society for Freshwater Science • Society of Wetland Scientists • Phycological Society of America 20,000 SCIENTISTS WARN THAT REPEAL OF WETLANDS …

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ASLO and CASS write Congress in support of science funding

The Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography (ASLO) and several other aquatic societies submitted open witness testimony to congressional appropriators in support of science at the EPA, NOAA and NASA today. The testimony was submitted on behalf of the Consortium of Aquatic Science Societies (CASS), whose membership includes ~20,000 aquatic science professionals. Other signatories …

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Aquatic Science Societies write to President-elect Trump regarding aquatic resources

The presidents of six aquatic science societies have written to President-elect Trump to offer advice and assistance as the new administration begins to tackle the many issues confronting aquatic resources in the United States. The letter was coordinated by the Consortium of Aquatic Science Societies, which is comprised of the American Fisheries …

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