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Applied sciences and engineering/Applied ecology/Conservation ecology/Ecosystem management

The AAAS Center for Science Diplomacy hosted the fourth annual science diplomacy conference, “Science Diplomacy 2018,” at AAAS Headquarters in Washington, D.C.

Read the conference report here.

On Tuesday, the House Appropriations Committee approved its FY 2013 Agriculture funding bill (HR. 5973). According to AAAS Estimates, the bill would provide approximately $1.9 billion for R&D at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), $88 million or 4.5 percent below the President’s request and $118 million or 5.9 percent below FY 2012 levels.