Future Earth is pleased to announce a new funding opportunity for biodiversity research for global sustainability, the Program for Early-stage Grants Advancing Sustainability Science or PEGASuS – Biodiversity and Natural Assets.
This program is the first in a series of grants addressing the key challenges of Future Earth and the Future Earth Vision for “people to thrive in a sustainable and equitable world."
Four to eight grants are expected to be awarded this year to a total amount of approximately $600,000. Proposals are due June 5th, 2017 and are welcome from any institution from any country.
Click here for the full Request for Proposals including application instructions. To apply, candidates need to register and submit their application on the Future Earth Open Network. This initiative is funded in part by the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation Science Program and the NOMIS Foundation. PEGASuS is jointly administered by the Colorado Hub of Future Earth* and Colorado State University's Global Biodiversity Center.
*The Colorado Hub of Future Earth is hosted by the Sustainability and Innovation Lab of Colorado at the University of Colorado, and the School of Global Environmental Sustainability at Colorado State University.
PECS - Programme on Ecosystem Change and Society
Stockholm Resilience Centre
SE-106 91 Stockholm, Sweden
Visiting address: Kräftriket 2
+46 734 60 70 68 firstname.lastname@example.org
WHAT IS PECS
The Program on Ecosystem Change and Society (PECS), is a new initiative jointly sponsored by ICSU and UNESCO. It aims to integrate research on the stewardship of social–ecological system and the relationships among natural capital, human wellbeing, livelihoods, inequality and poverty.