Education on the Front Lines of Climate Change

We help community and government groups to manage forest resources by training them in forest and carbon mapping and monitoring methods.

Our scientists work with producers to test and implement sustainable agriculture techniques.

Our Visiting Scholars Program has welcomed researchers from around the world for over 25 years.

We offer practical experiences for bright young students from a diversity of backgrounds, propelling them on career trajectories to solve scientific and societal challenges.

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Related Projects

Green EconomyProjet Equateur
After the Amazon, the Congo Basin comprises the second largest forest on Earth. International agriculture and mining interests, charcoal production, subsistence farming, and the bush meat trade all threaten increasingly larger swaths of virgin forest.
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Sustainable LandscapesSustainable Landscapes
Agriculture is expanding rapidly into tropical forests and savannas in response to global demands for food and fuel. Pressures to conserve remaining forest and reduce emissions from deforestation and degradation are increasing.
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Workshops & Collaborations (SERVIR)SERVIR
Technical workshops are a forum for exchanging information on forest monitoring tools and techniques while discussing their relevance for improved forest and carbon management in the context of international climate policies.
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The Polaris ProjectThe Polaris Project
The Polaris Project tackles one of humanity’s greatest challenges – global climate change – in one of Earth’s most remote and vulnerable environments – the Siberian Arctic.
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Partnership in Education Program (PEP)Partnership in Education Program (PEP)
The current global challenges facing our lands and oceans cross all social, cultural, economic, political and geographical boundaries. However, within the scientific disciplines that are poised to address these challenges, there is a lack of representation across communities. The Partnership Education Program (PEP) was created to promote diversity locally.
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