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08/05/2011
GLOBE Leaders Discuss Projects and Progression at GLOBE 2011 Regional Meetings
Regional meetings for the Africa, Asia-Pacific, Latin America-Caribbean, and Near East-North Africa GLOBE regions were held on 16 July 2011 prior to the 15th GLOBE Annual Meeting that took place in the Washington D.C. metropolitan area, in Bethesda, Maryland.  >>
07/15/2011
GLOBE Students Survey Hydrology Constituents in Northern Italy
For the last several years, the Friuli Region in north-east Italy has been actively utilizing GLOBE Hydrology Protocols for several monitoring activities along the Mincio and Po Rivers, and along other river tributaries in northern Italy.  >>
07/08/2011
GLOBE Students Across the World Celebrate Earth Day 2011
Sixteen years ago, on Earth Day, 22 April 1995, the GLOBE program was launched. In 2011, the international GLOBE network has grown to include 111 participating countries, with each country implementing GLOBE into local schools and communities.  >>
07/06/2011
GLOBE Students Celebrate Earth's Forests and Water Sources with Two Day Campaign in Sri Lanka
The GLOBE Program in Sri Lanka organized a residential two day student campaign in March 2011 at the Ibbagamuwa Resource Center in Kurunegala, Sri Lanka.  >>
06/22/2011
University of Northern Iowa Hosts Spotlight Day for Primary School Curriculum
The University of Northern Iowa (UNI) in Cedar Falls, Iowa, hosts an annual Spotlight on Science and Technology Day (Spotlight Day) to showcase authentic applications of math, science and technology in elementary school classrooms.  >>
06/20/2011
OPF Girls College Students Combat Pollution in Pakistan
For over a year GLOBE students of OPF Girls College, Islamabad, Pakistan have been using Hydrology Protocols to conduct measurements along the Shahdra stream.  >>
04/15/2011
Teachers in Udaipur, India, Receive Field-Based GLOBE Training
The Indian Environmental Society, along with the support of the Public Affair Section of American Embassy in New Delhi, organized a GLOBE Teacher Training Workshop in Udaipur, Rajasthan, India. Teachers from various schools across the state of Rajasthan participated in this program from 27-30 January 2011.  >>
03/08/2011
GLOBE on the Border: Student Achievements in El Paso, Texas, and Sunland Park, New Mexico
Approximately 350 million people cross the U.S./Mexico border each year, making the stretch of land between the Pacific Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico the most frequently crossed international border in the world. GLOBE schools have monitored this area for many years, producing amazing research reports and sharing their results with community members on both sides of the border. Two of the most active border cities, El Paso, Texas, located on the banks of the Rio Grande River across the U.S./Mexico border from Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua, Mexico, have long operated as a solitary community, with residents shuttling back and forth for both work and leisure.  >>
02/28/2011
AMSTI-GLOBE Promotes GLOBE Days and Science on a Sphere at ASTA Conference
AMSTI-GLOBE a Partnership between the GLOBE Program and the Alabama Math, Science, and Technology Initiative (AMSTI), was busy last year with a host of events. On 12-13 October, fifth through eighth grade Stevenson Middle School students spent two days exploring Earth and environmental science activities during GLOBE Days in Stevenson, Alabama. GLOBE was integrated through Hydrology, Land Cover, and a number of GPS activities including geocaching, races, and mapping games.  >>
02/23/2011
Water, Hub of GLOBE Activities in Costa Rica
Costa Rica, one of the most biodiverse countries in the world, is implementing the GLOBE Program as part of the Educational Information Technology Program MED-FOD, a national project initiated in 1988 through a joint effort between the Ministry of Public Education (MEP) and the Omar Dengo Foundation (Fundación Omar Dengo - FOD), a private non-profit organization that has served as the country coordinating office since Costa Rica joined the GLOBE Program on Earth Day, 23 April 1996.  >>