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The Fund is hiring people to help tackle some of the country’s most pressing problems. We're a national nonprofit that partners with leading environmental and public interest groups to make a real difference on important issues like climate change and stopping the overuse of antibiotics on factory farms — just to name a few.

Research Themes:
Business and Economics, Climate and Adaptation, Energy, Environmental Arts and Humanities, Governance, Law, and Policy, Natural Environment and Biodiversity, Public Health, Water

The Food Conspiracy Co-op was born in 1971. 

As the natural foods industry has blossomed in recent years, health food has become available at many other retailers in Tucson. Food Conspiracy, however, remains the city’s only full-service consumer cooperative. Because we are owned by our members, and beholden to them rather than to corporate interests, the quality and range of products we offer is unique in Tucson. We pride ourselves on... Read More

Research Themes:
Business and Economics, Climate and Adaptation, Energy, Food Systems and Security, Urban Environment, Water

USAjobs.gov posts opportunities for students and graduates to work for the enhancement of the U.S.'s natural resources and national parks within related departments such as the Bureau of Indian Affairs or the Bureau of Land Management. 

Research Themes:
Business and Economics, Climate and Adaptation, Energy, Food Systems and Security, Governance, Law, and Policy, Informatics, Modeling, and Remote Sensing, Natural Environment and Biodiversity, Public Health, Science Engagement, Urban Environment, Water

SAF mobilizes hundreds of college students through our Into the Fields internship and Sowing Seeds for Change fellowship. SAF interns & fellows provide much-needed skills, energy, and time to farmworker organizations and receive a life-changing, educational experience in return.

Research Themes:
Climate and Adaptation, Food Systems and Security, Natural Environment and Biodiversity, Public Health, Water

Local Roots is developing the technologies required to feed the planet in an environmentally responsible way. Each day they innovate in ways that others think impossible. From automated vertical farms to machine learning, from 3D user interfaces to 3D printing, and from plant physiology to genetics, they are crafting a scalable business that delivers social impact on a mass scale. Their goals are audacious and they have the opportunity to... Read More

Research Themes:
Business and Economics, Climate and Adaptation, Food Systems and Security, Informatics, Modeling, and Remote Sensing, Public Health, Water

The GREEN Program enhances the academic life experience of passionate students and empowers them to become socially responsible, innovative, and environmentally conscious leaders of tomorrow. Our programs bridge the gap between textbook learning and real-time industry experience by taking students behind the scenes of the world’s leading clean energy and sustainability initiatives.The GREEN Program designs short-term immersion programs in the... Read More

Research Themes:
Climate and Adaptation, Energy, Natural Environment and Biodiversity, Science Engagement, Urban Environment, Water

Tucson Audubon inspires people to enjoy and protect birds through recreation, education, conservation, and restoration of the environment upon which we all depend.

We work for a future in which the people of southeast Arizona are connected to their natural world through birds, and they protect and use our natural resources in a responsible and sustainable manner.

Founded in 1949, Tucson Audubon is... Read More

Research Themes:
Business and Economics, Climate and Adaptation, Energy, Environmental Arts and Humanities, Governance, Law, and Policy, Informatics, Modeling, and Remote Sensing, Natural Environment and Biodiversity, Science Engagement, Urban Environment, Water

Tucson is buzzing with the news that it has become the first UNESCO City of Gastronomy in the U.S. and one of three cities selected to join the United Nations Creative Cities Network this year. With the creation of this new center—facilitated by John Paul Jones III, dean of the UA College of Social and... Read More

Research Themes:
Business and Economics, Climate and Adaptation, Energy, Environmental Arts and Humanities, Food Systems and Security, Governance, Law, and Policy, Informatics, Modeling, and Remote Sensing, Natural Environment and Biodiversity, Public Health, Science Engagement, Urban Environment, Water

Come join our volunteer family at our exciting UA Science venues and community events! We bring science and research to the public and schools. Be part of outreach to the community and have fun learning at the same time! Biosphere 2, Flandrau Science Center, Laboratory of Tree Ring Research, Mt. Lemmon SkyCenter, Steward Observatory Mirror Lab, and Tumamoc Hill are unique facilities with a multitude of programs. Volunteers join in continuing... Read More

Research Themes:
Climate and Adaptation, Energy, Food Systems and Security, Natural Environment and Biodiversity, Public Health, Science Engagement, Water

Volunteering at Biosphere 2 is a great way to be part of outreach to the community and have fun learning at the same time! Volunteers are instrumental in fulfilling Biosphere 2’s mission of enhancing public understanding of science by our 100,000+ annual visitors. Contribute in a variety of fun and interesting ways including:

Tour Escort; assisting our Interpretive Specialists with tour management and execution.

Visitor Services... Read More

Research Themes:
Business and Economics, Climate and Adaptation, Energy, Environmental Arts and Humanities, Food Systems and Security, Governance, Law, and Policy, Informatics, Modeling, and Remote Sensing, Natural Environment and Biodiversity, Public Health, Science Engagement, Urban Environment, Water

It is vital that all people understand water resources, from a local, regional and global perspective, as well as the factors that affect its dependability and sustainability. Arizona Project WET programs use the unifying theme of water to bring relevance and real world application to many subjects.

Educational needs for the 21st Century require retraining and retooling. Our programs not only focus on the importance of water to all... Read More

Research Themes:
Business and Economics, Climate and Adaptation, Governance, Law, and Policy, Public Health, Science Engagement, Urban Environment, Water

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