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Science Communications Coordinator:
SESYNC is seeking a full-time, experienced science communications professional to lead communications activities. 
Details here. Deadline extended, open until filled.

Assistant Research Scientists:
SESYNC seeks applications for two Assistant Research Scientist positions.   Each will contribute to leading, planning, organizing and managing SESYNC programs and activities primarily but not exclusively targeting young scholars.
Details here. Deadline November 27.



Planetary boundaries for antibiotic and pesticide resistance identified

First assessment of planetary boundaries for antibiotic and pesticide resistance shows several already crossed.

Where are you likely to see your favorite plant or animal in the wild?

Negative biotic interactions drive predictions of distributions for species from a grassland community.
Read more from SESYNC postdoc.

Data to Motivate Synthesis in the Food-Energy-Water Nexus

SESYNC has developed a platform and a facilitated process oriented around data discovery to motivate synthesis research in the food-energy-water (FEW) nexus.
SESYNC Publications

A Sharing Meanings Approach for Interdisciplinary Hazards Research.  Published in Risk Analysis  by SESYNC postdoc  Dean Hardy .

Deforestation risks posed by oil palm expansion in the Peruvian Amazon. Published in Environmental Research Letters by SESYNC postdoc Varsha Vijay.

The Natural Capital Accounting Opportunity: Let's Really Do the Numbers. Published in the BioScience by James Boyd and colleagues as part of the Pursuit,  Accounting for US Ecosystem Services at National and Subnational Scales.
 
Governing fisheries in the face of change: Social responses to long-term geographic shifts in a U.S. fishery. Published in Marine Policy by Bradford Dubik and colleagues   as part of the Graduate Pursuit,  Shifting Fish and Fishers.

Impact of road salt on drinking water quality and infrastructure corrosion in private wells. Published in Environmental Science and Technology by Kelsey Pieper and colleagues including SESYNC postdoc Nate Jones.

Antibiotic and pesticide susceptibility and the Anthropocene operating space. Published in Nature Sustainability by Peter Søgaard Jørgensen and colleagues as part of the Pursuit, Living with Resistance.

Negative biotic interactions drive predictions of distributions for species from a grassland community. Published in Biology Letters by SESYNC postdoc Phillip Staniczenko, K. Blake Suttle, and Richard Pearson.


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