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Based in Tucson, the Border Studies Program is situated in a complex and critical geographic bioregion, offering unique opportunities for studying social and ecological issues in local, regional, and international contexts. 

The Border Studies Program combines rigorous academic study, practical on-site learning, travel seminars and structured reflection in a semester that engages students in some of today’s most urgent social, economic... 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

Visit the Community Gardens of Tucson website for more information about volunteer opportunities:

http://www.communitygardensoftucson.org/volunteer/

Research Themes:
Business and Economics, Climate and Adaptation, Environmental Arts and Humanities, Food Systems and Security, Public Health, Science Engagement, Urban Environment

The Coalition works to create a community where: ecosystem health is protected; nature and healthy wild animal populations are valued; and residents, visitors, and future generations can all drink clean water, breathe clean air, and find wild places to roam.

Research Themes:
Climate and Adaptation, Energy, Governance, Law, and Policy, Informatics, Modeling, and Remote Sensing, Natural Environment and Biodiversity, Science Engagement, Water

The Arizona Wilderness Coalition's (AWC) mission is to permanently protect and restore Wilderness and other wild lands and waters in Arizona for the enjoyment of all citizens and to ensure that Arizona's native plants and animals have a lasting home in wild nature. 
Key components of our work:

  • Coordinating and conducting wilderness inventories
  • Educating citizens about these lands and waters
  • Enlisting... Read More
Research Themes:
Climate and Adaptation, Energy, Governance, Law, and Policy, Informatics, Modeling, and Remote Sensing, Natural Environment and Biodiversity, Science Engagement, Water

Arizona Land and Water Trust works closely with local, state and federal agencies, as well as private landowners and land trusts, to protect Arizona's vanishing landscapes and wildlife habitat. The Trust helps its public and private partners achieve their specific land protection goals by providing risk capital, effective negotiation, legal skills and leverage of limited funding. This partner-driven approach enables us to act quickly and... Read More

Research Themes:
Business and Economics, Climate and Adaptation, Governance, Law, and Policy, Informatics, Modeling, and Remote Sensing, Natural Environment and Biodiversity, Water

AZAEP is the Arizona Chapter of the National Association of Environmental Professionals. AZAEP is a statewide organization that provides for the exchange of technical and regulatory information as well as networking opportunities.

 

AZAEP provides a forum to facilitate the exchange of ideas while promoting excellence in our profession. We are a non-profit organization dedicated to our members, our parent... 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

ACE is a 501(c)(3) registered non-profit organization that provides a range of voluntary service programs for both American and international participants.

An opportunity to Change your Future and Restore our Lands

http://www.usaconservation.org/

Research Themes:
Climate and Adaptation, Energy, Governance, Law, and Policy, Informatics, Modeling, and Remote Sensing, Natural Environment and Biodiversity, Science Engagement, Water

ADEQ stands for the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality. Our mission is to protect and enhance public health and the environment in Arizona. To achieve this, we administer the state’s environmental laws and delegated federal programs to prevent air, water and land pollution and ensure cleanup.

http://www.azdeq.gov/AboutUs

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

The Green Party is the party for promoting real progressive politics and change in this country. If you are an activist, why waste your time continuing to support that other party which constantly collaborates with Republicans against those things you care so deeply about?  From opposing the war in Iraq, to standing up for the Bill of Rights, to saving our unique desert environment, and for preserving the Social Security program, the Green... Read More

Research Themes:
Business and Economics, Climate and Adaptation, Energy, Environmental Arts and Humanities, Food Systems and Security, Governance, Law, and Policy, Science Engagement

Earn credit living in your tent! Seriously. 

The Wild Rockies Field Institute is an off-campus study opportunity; WRFI offers academic field-based courses through the University of Montana.  Our courses take place in the “Wild Rockies” of North America and combine rigorous academic inquiry with cultural immersion and extended backcountry expeditions (boating and backpacking sections for 6-12 days at a time). ... Read More

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

Environment Arizona is a citizen-based environmental advocacy project of Environment America. Our professional staff combines independent research, practical ideas and tough-minded advocacy to overcome the opposition of powerful special interests and win real results for our environment. Environment Arizona draws on 30 years of success in tackling our top environmental problems.

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

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