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Climate Change Refugia Special Issue: Buying Time for Biodiversity to Adapt in a Changing World

Human-caused climate change will rapidly alter ecosystems in the Northwest and around the world, putting species that inhabit them under severe stress. These sweeping ecological changes will leave little time for species and ecosystems to adapt to new conditions, resulting in extinctions and large-scale ecosystem transformations. 

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NW CASC Consortium Universities Recognized with Carnegie Community Engagement Classification

The Carnegie Foundation recently announced that the University of Washington (UW), the NW CASC’s host institution, is a new recipient of its 2020 Community Engagement Classification. The Community Engagement classification recognizes institutions that have deep partnerships with local communities to enrich scholarship, teaching and learning; strengthen democracy and civic society; and advance the public good. 

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Funding Opportunity: NW CASC Seeks Fellowship Applications from Graduate Students & Postdocs at Oregon State University

The Northwest Climate Adaptation Science Center (NW CASC) invites proposals for its 2019-2020 Research Fellowship Program from graduate students and postdoctoral scientists at Oregon State University (2019-20 Fellows have already been selected from University of Washington, Boise State University, University of Montana, Washington State University, and Western Washington University). 

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Meet the NW CASC’s 2019-2020 Research Fellows!

We are pleased to welcome the NW CASC’s 2019-2020 Research Fellows as they kick off their  Fellowship activities this fall. These nine Fellows represent each of our consortium universities.
Throughout their Fellowship year, each Fellow will conduct research in close collaboration with regional natural resource managers and decision-makers to produce relevant science on climate change impacts and adaptation actions. 

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Introducing our New Logo!

The Northwest Climate Adaptation Science Center is proud to announce the launch of our new logo! This clean and modern look not only compliments our new website, but better represents the amazing Northwest region that we are working hard to safeguard. 

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