- The National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON) broke ground in June on its first two sites, marking the official start of observatory construction. Construction stated at Harvard Forest in Petersham, Massachusetts and Ordway-Swisher Biological Station in Melrose, Florida. The project is funded by the National Science Foundation.
- The National Science Foundation has announced new funding opportunities to support research on how organisms function, adapt, and evolve to their changing environments. Learn more about the new opportunities for mid-career supplements and training workshops at http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2012/nsf12093/nsf12093.jsp?WT.mc_id=USNSF_25&WT.mc_ev=click.
- Computing research can and should have a significant role in advancing the nation's and the world's sustainability goals, according to a new report by the National Research Council. Read about some of the opportunities for information technology innovation and computer science research to impact sustainability at http://www.nap.edu/catalog.php?record_id=13415.
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