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07/13/2012
Netherlands Hosts GLOBE Europe and Eurasia Regional Meeting
On 11-14 June 2012, GLOBE Country Coordinators from 18 countries (Belgium, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, France, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Switzerland, UK, and Ukraine) gathered in Utrecht, Netherlands, for the 2012 Europe and Eurasia Regional Meeting. The meeting was held in conjunction with the INESPO Sustainability Olympiad (held 9-15 June) where more than 300 students ages 13-18 came together from 43 countries to present proposed solutions for environmental problems.  >>
07/12/2012
Nepal Water Classroom Marks a Milestone in Hydrology Studies
Shree Yashodhara Bauddha Secondary, a GLOBE School in Lalitpur, Nepal, has the privilege of hosting the Water Classroom, where students, educators, and others can stop by and learn about water. GLOBE is instrumental to this initiative as the program helps enhance the Water Classroom through hands-on protocols and the program's relationship with the environmental science community both locally and internationally.  >>
06/19/2012
Extraordinary Enthusiasm for The GLOBE Program in The Dominican Republic!
"This was one of the most important events for the GLOBE Program in the Dominican Republic since its introduction 15 years ago," proclaimed GLOBE Country Coordinator Lic. María Lorraine de Ruiz-Alma. Thanks to the support of the Franklin Center of the United States Embassy, teachers from all over the country were united in Santo Domingo on for a 3-day professional development event on 28-30 May 2012 that captured the attention of the Dominican educative community. A few days before, a Regional Meeting including GLOBE Coordinators from 15 countries across Latin America and the Caribbean, as well as a training seminar for trainers and master trainers, took place.  >>
06/15/2012
Successful Regional Meeting and Training Event in Latin American and the Caribbean
On 24-25 May 2012, the IX GLOBE Latin America+Caribbean Regional Meeting was held in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. This important event, with representation from 15 countries in the region (Argentina, Bahamas, Bolivia, Ecuador, Chile, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Mexico, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Dominican Republic, Suriname, Trinidad & Tobago and Uruguay), captured significant media attention, appearing in several prestigious local newspapers.  >>
06/12/2012
Oman Holds First GLOBE Student Forum in Muscat
On 2 May 2012, representatives from GLOBE schools in Oman came together in Al Qurum Natural Park, the largest park in Muscat, to participate in the first forum for GLOBE students. The event was sponsored and organized by Oman's Ministry of Education. The programs and activities planned throughout the day were designed to emphasize the hard work and accomplishments of GLOBE schools during the 2011-2012 school year and to encourage team work and collaboration between schools.  >>
05/23/2012
North America Partners Collaborate at NSTA 2012 in Indianapolis, Indiana
The 7th Annual GLOBE North America Partner Meeting brought together GLOBE leaders from Canada and the U.S. on 28 March 2012, continuing an eight year tradition of meeting in conjunction with the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) Annual Conference with the purpose of sharing their GLOBE implementation strategies and building strong collaborations across the region. Each year, the NSTA North America Regional Meeting takes place all day on Wednesday before NSTA officially begins.  >>
05/16/2012
GLOBE Bahrain Students Develop "Sense of Place" in 7th Annual Green Walk
On 29 December 2011 GLOBE Bahrain organized the 7th Annual GLOBE Green Walk event around the original theme "Sense of Place," which focused on the impact of climate change. Approximately three hundred students and teachers from 50 different GLOBE schools participated in the walk, in addition to Press and Cultural Attaché Public Affairs Office representative Brad J. Niemann and Media Coordinator Hind Abdulla Yousif from the U. S. Embassy.  >>
05/14/2012
Reflections on Success Shape Plans for the Future at 2012 Asia+Pacific Regional Meeting
On 19-20 March 2012, GLOBE leaders in the Asia+Pacific region convened to honor recent accomplishments and identify opportunities for continued collaboration and communication in their region.  >>
05/07/2012
NASA Astronaut Colonel William McArthur Jr. Visits Israeli GLOBE School
To honor Ramon and the 9th anniversary of the Columbia tragedy, NASA astronaut Col. William McArthur Jr. traveled to Israel to commemorate the country's first astronaut and to encourage Israeli youth to be involved in sciences and space research.  >>
04/30/2012
Costa Rica Celebrates the First Scientific Environmentalism Festival
The Omar Dengo Foundation, coordinating institution for the GLOBE Program in Costa Rica, organized the first Scientific Environmentalism Festival From 9-10 November 2011 at its facilities in San Jose.  >>