• The newly launched Agricultural Innovation Prize will award $215,000 in cash prizes to undergraduate or graduate students who develop innovative plans to address social and agricultural challenges within food systems. Entries are due by 28 February 2014. Learn more at http://www.agprize.com/.

  • The National Science Foundation has appointed a task force to solicit community input and prepare a set of recommendations for the future of the Long Term Ecological Research Network Office. Provide input through a short survey at http://lnovision.colorado.edu/.

  • The National Academies of Science Gulf of Mexico will hold three meetings in the region to inform the creation of a scientific program in response to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Remote participation is possible. Learn more at http://www.nationalacademies.org/gulf/events.html?j=16481318.

  • The deadline to submit an abstract for the 2013 Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and Ecosystem Science Conference has been extended until 22 October 2013. Learn more at http://gulfofmexicoconference.org/.


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