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Asset-Herausgeber


10/18/2006
Nigeria Becomes an Important Member of GLOBE in Africa
Nigeria has taken a giant step forward with implementing GLOBE and joining the GLOBE Africa community! During 22-25 August 2006, over 80 participants attended the first GLOBE Nigeria Trainer Workshop. In addition to teachers and administrators from over 30 schools, representatives from Federal and State Governments, Nigerian Meteorological Service, World Meteorological Organization, universities, and a United Nations organization called the African Regional Centre for Space Science and Technology Education (ARCSSTE-E) participated in the event.  >>

03/22/2006
Madagascar Project Forges New Alliances By Tackling Malaria
Answering the call to create global themes with regional scientific and educational relevance, The GLOBE Program in Madagascar is forging new alliances among scientists, public health experts, educators and students in Madagascar to monitor, report, and analyze information regarding environmental conditions that control the transmission of malaria through GLOBE protocols (and other protocols developed by Malagasy scientists). T  >>

03/17/2006
South African School Recognized for Environmental Initiatives
On 30 January 2006 the South African Indwe Secondary School received an Eco-flag in recognition for their efforts towards environmental awareness. The Eco Flag is an award of the Eco-Schools Programme, an international program of the Foundation for Environmental Education, supported in part by the Wildlife and Environment Society of South Africa (WESSA). This honor is presented to schools worldwide that demonstrate substantial involvement in environmental education activities and initiatives.  >>

01/10/2006
Ten Countries Participate in GLOBE International Training Workshop/Regional Meeting
An International Training Workshop took place in Niamey, Niger, during the week of 21 November 2005. The Niger Ministry of Education and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) graciously hosted the workshop at the Ecole des Mines, de l'Industrie et de la Géologie (EMIG). The training team came from Benin, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Congo (Brazzaville), Gabon, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Senegal, and the United States.  >>