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06/05/2019
Mosquitoes and The GLOBE Program: An Experience in Brazil´s Capital
Two projects were instantly born: testing if larvae can be killed with electrical impulses; and the creation of a virtual reality game in which children earn points in the GLOBE site when they mitigate larvae proliferation.  >>
05/31/2019
GLOBE Students in Croatia Engage in Two-Year Study Tree Study
Beginning in 2017, under the guidance of their teachers, Marina Pavlić and Irena Sabo, students from the Prirodoslovna i grafička škola, Croatia, began a two-year study that focused on the overall health of ten trees in a large public park in their city, Rijeka. They wanted to determine what role the trees play in air pollution regulation in the urban area.  >>
05/29/2019
GLOBE Thailand Engages in Series of 2018-2019 Trainings to “Shut Down Mosquito Population” and Reduce Threat of Mosquito-borne Disease
In September 2018, GLOBE Thailand engaged in a focused two-day training designed to teach more than 500 participants about the increasing threat of the Zika virus and other mosquito-borne diseases – and how to engage in data collection to help reduce that threat. This training, in turn, led to several additional trainings that took place throughout the country in 2018-2019.  >>
03/29/2019
GLOBE Asia and Pacific Orientation Seminar
The GLOBE Asia and Pacific Regional Coordination Office in collaboration with GLOBE Philippines organized a GLOBE Program School Orientation Seminar on January 31, 2019.  >>
01/15/2019
GLOBE Japan Student Conference 2018
During the oral presentations, representatives from the 15 GLOBE schools presented their research related to their local environments.  >>
11/16/2018
GLOBE Students' Journey to Wadi Rum with NASA's Charles Bolden
Wadi Rum, situated in southern Jordan, features a great variety of desert landforms including sandstone valleys, natural arches, gorges, cliffs, landslides and caverns. It was here, at a remote desert campsite, that GLOBE student Mohamad Fayed (of Irbid Jordan of the King Abdullah II School for Excellence), along with three fellow students, Sarah Al-Omari, Rima, and Ihab experienced a memorable encounter with a NASA astronaut.  >>
11/05/2018
2018 Lake Pokhara Expedition Creates Platform for Successful Scientific and Cultural Exchange
The GLOBE Regional Coordination Office for the Asia and Pacific region, in association with Indian Environmental Society (IES), and in collaboration with Environmental Camps for Conservation Awareness (ECCA), organized an adventurous seven-day (02-08 October 2018) GLOBE Learning Expedition in Kathmandu and Pokhara, Nepal. The goal of the expedition was to create a platform for culturally diverse partiicpants to engage in a hands-on learning experience centered around understanding the effects of climage change in the region through the use of relevant GLOBE protocols.  >>
10/17/2018
2018 GLOBE Taiwan Science Festival
For three days in July (20-22) the GLOBE Taiwan Office hosted the 2018 GLOBE Taiwan Science Festival in Taichung, Taiwan. 76 teachers and students from Taiwan, Thailand and the Philippines participated in this event.  >>
10/10/2018
Swiss Students Share Their GLOBE Research Projects – and Their GLOBE Story – at U.S. Embassy in Switzerland
In July 2018, a group of five Swiss students and their teacher, Andreas Schmid, from Kantonsschule Olten traveled to Killarney, Ireland, for the 2018 GLOBE Learning Expedition (GLE) to present their scientific research projects to hundreds of other international students, teachers, and scientists.  >>
06/05/2018
Lexington School for the Deaf Students (New York, USA) Discover their Power to Contribute to Science in a Significant Way
In March 2018, GLOBE students at the Lexington School for the Deaf (located in East Elmhurst, New York, USA) began participating in the GLOBE U.S. Air Quality Student Research Campaign. Raising their focus to the sky, the high school students soon became adept at using GLOBE’s atmosphere protocols and Calitoo sun photometers to gather their elevated observations. Along the way, they also discovered their ability – as individuals and as a team – to make significant contributions to science.  >>