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Space Grant Associate Director Barron Orr Picked for UN Panel

Space Grant Associate Director Barron Orr Picked for UN Panel
Monday, June 9, 2014

Congratulations to Dr. Barron Orr, Arizona Space Grant Associate Director, who was chosen as a member of a United Nations panel that will translate the science of desertification into potential policy changes! The U.N. has sought to achieve a land-degradation-neutral world and has called upon 20 different scientists from around the world, of which Dr. Orr is the only U.S. member of the Science-Policy Interface of the U.N.'s Convention to Combat Desertification.

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