Clothing maker Eddie Bauer and the Explorers Club are sponsoring a new grant program to fund environmental science research. The program will offer two $25,000 awards, one for student research and a second to support field study. In a statement signed by president Lorie Karnath, the Explorers Club said that the grants, which will be presented at the club's annual dinner next March, will be aimed at projects that contribute to science's understanding of "climate change AND the preservation and sustainable use of Earth's resources." Interested students and scientists have until September 20 to submit applications.
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