1st Regional IWRCA Conference - Call for papers now open!

The 1st Regional International Wildlife Ranching and Conservation Alliance (IWRCA, previously IWRS) will be hosted in Iceland from 2-6 November 2018. Academics, scholars, game ranchers, conservationists and researchers with broad and diverse interests from around the world are invited to meet and exchange the latest ideas, views and practical knowledge on the theme Wildlife Ranching on Top of the World! Participants are invited to submit papers until September 30, 2018.

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Carleton University - Graduate Programs in Northern Studies

Carleton University is pleased to announce graduate programs in Northern Studies that will begin in September 2018. The purpose of the programs is to provide opportunities for students to learn how to recognize and support wise decision making in the public and private sectors. The programs are intensive, one-year, interdisciplinary, course-based Master degrees and Graduate Diplomas. Students may take MA or MSc degrees.

Applications for September 2018-19 are now open.

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Polar Continental Shelf Program Photograph Contest

In celebration of Canada’s 150th anniversary in 2017 and the Polar Continental Shelf Program’s 60th anniversary in 2018, the PCSP is developing an exhibit that will feature the history of scientific endeavour in the Canadian Arctic and the PCSP’s role in it. The Program is searching for outstanding photographs that capture the pursuit of scientific knowledge in the region.

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