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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.  >>
06/17/2011
2011 Europe & Eurasia GLOBE Annual Conference in Kiev, Ukraine
The Europe & Eurasia GLOBE Annual Conference and national training event was held from 1-6 June in the National Ecology and Nature Center in Kiev, Ukraine. Representatives from 20 countries including Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, France, Hungary, Iceland, Israel, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Russia, Switzerland, U.K., U.S. and Ukraine attended to discuss future regional activities for GLOBE and exchange ideas.  >>
06/13/2011
GLOBE Students Run for Water in Buenos Aires
Each day millions of people in many countries walk an average of six kilometers a day to access drinking water. In 2010, a series of 6K run/walks aimed at raising awareness about the need for water rationing took place over 24 hours in 200 cities across 180 countries and six continents.  >>
06/08/2011
14th Annual GLOBE Games Draw Community Involvement in Czech Republic
GLOBE Games have occurred annually since 1997, taking place each year in a different city in the Czech Republic. This year, the games were hosted by Vsetín Rokytnice Elementary School.  >>
06/01/2011
Thailand Enhances GLOBE Student Research Experience with Earth System Science Projects
The GLOBE Program in Thailand is currently working to implement Earth System Science (ESS) curriculum in as many schools as possible.  >>
05/27/2011
Tradition is Born from Environmental Sensibility and Star Gazing in Macedonia
The Orde Chopela High School in Prilep is an incredibly active GLOBE school in the Republic of Macedonia. Since joining GLOBE in 2005, Orde Chopela High School has achieved significant successes at both national and international levels.  >>
05/23/2011
Goat Rescued from Sinkhole Inspires GLOBE Student Research in Ohio
One afternoon, Donna Shepherd, GLOBE Partner with the Technology Resource Facilitator for Ohio Valley Schools in Adams Country, was searching for a missing young goat on her farm when she discovered that the goat had fallen down into a hole just large enough that his head was still partially visible. Thankfully, Donna and a friend were able to rescue the goat, but the situation provoked curious thoughts regarding the abundance of sinkholes in the area.  >>
05/18/2011
Finland Students Observe Oxygen Levels in Lakes Palokkajärvi and Tuomiojärvi
GLOBE students and teachers at Palokka School in Finland closely monitor and gather data measurements of their schools neighboring Lake Palokkajärvi, a small lake in Central Finland. Lake Palokkajärvi provides the opportunity for Palokka Finnish students to study and research the importance of the environment through GLOBE.  >>
05/10/2011
World Water Day at Safir High School in Lebanon
Safir High School in Saida, Lebanon organizes an annual Environmental Science Project aimed at teaching something new about the environment each year. Last year, students maintained a green house where they observed how climate affects the growth of flowers and vegetables.  >>
04/25/2011
GLOBE Latvia Increases Student Enthusiasm with Music and Games
GLOBE Latvia is a close-knit community that grows and improves each and every year. The network is currently comprised of 19 schools, with 28 teachers, some of which have been with GLOBE since 1998.  >>