• CISC Fellow John Waldman co-authors NYT Op-Ed: “Let the River Run Wild” Published in the September 7th edition of the New York Times: “IF the Chesapeake Bay is America’s Estuary, then its largest tributary, the Susquehanna River, could arguably be called America’s River. But we certainly don’t treat it as a national treasure: This once magnificent watercourse, which runs through New York, Pennsylvania and Maryland toward the coast, is ...
  • Fordham Conversations: The Sea Life and Comeback of NY Harbor John Waldman talks about the challenges facing New York Harbor’s wildlife. New York Harbor has a long history that starts way back in the 1600s. It’s home to all kinds of species and wildlife, but throughout the 19th and 20th centuries the harbor was filled with trash and sewage sending the harbor on a downward trajectory. But ...
  • Postdoctoral Position in Watershed Modeling Starting Fall, 2014 at the City University of New York Institute for Sustainable Cities APPLICATION DEADLINE AUGUST 15, 2014 The New York City Department of Environmental Protection (NYCDEP) manages a system of 19 interconnected reservoirs that supply drinking water to over 9 million consumers in New York City and surrounding areas. NYC  DEP utilizes simulation models to investigate the potential effects of climate change, land use change, watershed management, and ...
  • The Moodna Creek Watershed Intermunicipal Presents Dinner With Special Guest John Waldman – Monday, June 30: 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM John Waldman is the author of the new book, Running Silver: Restoring Atlantic Rivers and Their Great Fish Migrations.  Prior to being a professor of biology at Queens College, he worked for 20 years at the Hudson River Foundation.  His talk will explore the historic abundance of fisheries in the Hudson River Watershed, including the Moodna Creek, and discuss ...
  • Postdoctoral Position in Climate Data Analysis Starting Fall, 2014 at the City University of New York Institute for Sustainable Cities APPLICATION DEADLINE AUGUST 15, 2014 The New York City Department of Environmental Protection (NYCDEP) manages a system of 19 interconnected reservoirs that supply drinking water to over 9 million consumers in New York City and surrounding areas. NYCDEP’s Climate Change Integrated Modeling Project (CCIMP) is an ongoing NYCDEP project to evaluate the potential impacts of climate ...
  • CISC Fellow John Waldman Featured on The Times’ Award-Winning Dot Earth Environmental Blog Andrew C. Revkin of The New York Times’ award-winning Dot Earth environmental blog features CISC fellow John Waldman on a blog post titled On World Fish Migration Day, Recalling When America’s Rivers Ran Silver. The blog post contemplates both the significance of the first ever World Fish Migration Day, which is dedicated to highlighting the importance of fish ...
  • Research Assistant on Science and Policy Engagement, Science and Resilience Institute at Jamaica Bay Job Announcement Research Assistant on Science and Policy Engagement Science and Resilience Institute at Jamaica Bay The Science and Resilience Institute at Jamaica Bay (SRIJB) invites applications for a Graduate Research Assistant of the Science and Resilience Institute to be located and focused on Jamaica Bay. This Institute (founded in 2013) is an exciting new initiative that aims ...
  • Outreach Coordinator, Science and Resilience Institute at Jamaica Bay Job Announcement Outreach Coordinator Science and Resilience Institute at Jamaica Bay The Science and Resilience Institute at Jamaica Bay (SRIJB) invites applications for a part-time Outreach Coordinator position. The Institute (founded in 2013) is an exciting new initiative that aims to become a center for thinking and practices around the resiliency of coupled human and natural systems. A ...
  • Job Opportunity: Academic Center Manager, CISC The City University of New York (CUNY) invites applications for the position of Center Manager for the CUNY Institute for Sustainable Cities at Hunter College. The Institute examines a broad set of issues associated with urbanization and global environmental change. Currently, the Institute focuses on the New York Metropolitan Region and how communities and stakeholders ...
  • CISC Fellow John Waldman Receives Positive Review for “Running Silver” CISC Fellow John Waldman recently released a book titled Running Silver, an ecological history of fish in East coast rivers, specifically, their rise and fall. The Nature Conservancy just released a glowing review of Professor Waldman’s book, which you can read here. Professor Waldman also wrote an op-ed piece for The New York Times with David ...

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