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Highlighting School Data: Schools Submitting Greatest Number of Measurements in Regions
Students worldwide have submitted over 17 million measurements to the GLOBE database and this number is constantly growing. The GLOBE Program Office applauds students for their extraordinary efforts to report the data they gather for their research projects. Students from the following schools have earned special recognition for having reported the greatest number of measurements in their regions.  >>

GLOBE New Zealand Looks to Māori Roots
Learning the unique cultural complexities of indigenous people and incorporating them into GLOBE training and resources is a challenge for many GLOBE communities around the world. New Zealand Country Coordinators Kathryn Hicks and Aaron Fleming have been doing just that. Through the Environmental Monitoring and Action Project (EMAP), Ms. Hicks and Mr. Fleming have been facilitating an effort to link the traditional values and environmental awareness of Māori, New Zealand's indigenous people, with cutting edge science in order to provide school children with the tools they need to actively learn about, and take responsibility for, the world in which they live.  >>

U.S. Department of State Strengthens GLOBE Implementation Around the World
Internationally, GLOBE is a partnership between the United States and over 100 countries that manage and support their own unique national program infrastructure and activities. NASA funds GLOBE Program Office (GPO) operations through a cooperative agreement with UCAR. NSF supports the science component of GLOBE through competitive grants to large Earth System Science Projects (ESSPs). The U.S. Department of State provides significant in-kind services in the negotiation of the Bilateral Agreements involving Ministers of Education, Ministers of Science and Technology, U.S. Ambassadors and other officials at the highest levels of government.  >>

Students from the Dominican Republic Present GLOBE Program at Model United Nations in New York City
A high school delegation from Notre Dame School, a GLOBE school in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, won Best Position Paper and Honorable Mention at the Model UN held from 18-22 April 2007 in New York City. Their paper and presentation focused on strategies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and to create sanctions against companies that do nothing to diminish greenhouse gases.  >>

GLOBE Europe Meeting in Hungary
The 2007 GLOBE Europe Regional Meeting, held in Budapest, Hungary, was attended by representatives from 17 European countries including Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Latvia, Norway, Poland, Russia, Spain, and the United Kingdom on 28 - 31 March 2007.  >>

U.S. Student Research Teams to Attend the 2008 GLE in South Africa
The GLOBE Program Office (GPO) is pleased to announce five winning U.S. teams to attend the GLOBE Learning Expedition (GLE) in Cape Town, South Africa. These school teams will meet with scientists and students from around the world to present oral and poster presentations on research related to the 2008 GLE theme, GLOBE Research for Sustainable Communities.  >>

GLOBE at Night Participation Expands Around the World
From 8-21 March, students, teachers, and families from more than 60 countries participated in GLOBE at Night, a global campaign to observe and record the magnitude of visible stars as a means of measuring light pollution around the world. Thanks to all who contributed to the success of this annual event by creating community events and to all our GLOBE students who reported GLOBE data. During the March 2007 event, 8,491 observations were reported, almost double the number of observations sent to us in 2006!  >>

Ohio Students Incorporate GLOBE Data into Research Projects Related to International Polar Year
On 20 April 2007, over 600 5th - 12th grade students and teachers gathered from 21 Ohio schools to present and showcase their GLOBE research projects at the first annual OhioView SATELLITES Geospatial Technology Conference at the Great Lakes Science Center in Cleveland, Ohio. OhioView, a grassroots organization founded in 1996, promotes the low-cost distribution of U.S. Government satellite data for public use.  >>

GLOBE Africa Regional Consortium Meeting and Training in South Africa
The GLOBE Africa Regional Meeting was held 23—27 April 2007 in Riversdale, South Africa. The meeting provided an opportunity for GLOBE Country Coordinators, scientists, government officials and GLOBE Alumni to come together to promote program integration and strengthen relations throughout the region. Representatives from GLOBE countries Benin, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Ethiopia, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Madagascar, Mali, Mauritania, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania, and Uganda presented country status reports, discussed challenges, and developed strategies to improve and expand national and regional implementation.  >>

Latin America and the Caribbean Regional Meeting and Training Workshop
The Fourth Meeting of GLOBE Coordinators of Latin American and the Caribbean took place on 2-3 February 2007, in Panama City, Panama. Country Coordinators and representatives attended from Argentina, the Bahamas, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guatemala, Mexico, Panama, Peru, Puerto Rico, Trinidad and Tobago, and Uruguay. Representatives from Brazil also participated.  >>