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11/22/2013
Creative New Use for Ski Poles in Finland
More than forty new and old participants in the GLOBE Program in Finland kicked off the new school year with an event at the U.S. Embassy in Helsinki. With the assistance of Senior Scientist Achim Drebs from the Finnish Meteorological Institute, the group transformed old ski poles into snow depth measurement sticks and learned how to use them to take scientific measurements of snow depth. This school year GLOBE schools in Finland will participate in a national snow depth measurement project, a project that can be adapted to all ages across the school curriculum.  >>

11/11/2013
GLOBE Training Workshop Brings the GLOBE Program To All Regions in Oman
A recent training workshop for Oman's GLOBE teachers and supervisors from 22 schools added ten new schools to the Sultanate's GLOBE Program. The Ministry of Education in Oman organized the five-day training event, held 6-10 October 2013. With the addition of these new schools, the GLOBE Program is now active in every region in Oman.  >>

11/07/2013
A History of GLOBE's Southernmost School - Ushuaia, Argentina
In Ushuaia, capital city of Tierra del Fuego Province in Argentina, also called "the southernmost city of the world", there is a GLOBE school with a long history in GLOBE achievements; this is Escuela Provincial Nº 1 Domingo Faustino Sarmiento (Provincial School No.1 Domingo Faustino Sarmiento). The city slogan is "Ushuaia, End of the World, Beginning of Everything."  >>

10/28/2013
GLOBE Students from Bhubaneswar, India, Participate in Weather and Wetlands Conference
Students from five GLOBE schools in Bhubaneswar, India took part in the 6-7 September 2013 meeting organized to mark the establishment of a South Asia regional network for conservation of wetlands and biodiversity.  >>

10/25/2013
Students Work to Improve Water Quality in Rijeka, Croatia
Three students from the Medical High School in Rijeka, Croatia took third place in the 2013 GLOBE Student Research Exhibition for their project "Water Quality and Revitalization Potential of the Mrtvi Kanal Channel" at the GLOBE Annual Meeting. Their research investigation concerned the channel of stagnant water running through the heart of Rijeka and close to their school. Their ultimate aim was to understand what could be done about it.  >>

10/22/2013
GLOBE Students Present Research Results at Third Meeting of Technical Secondary Schools in Mexico
Seventy-nine GLOBE Students from 13 Mexico City technical secondary schools gathered on 15 November 2012 to present research papers they wrote using GLOBE student data collected from 2009 to 2012. The event was held as part of the Third Meeting of Young GLOBE and took place at the Center for Technology Innovation in Education (CITE) of Mexico City.  >>

02/22/2013
Students from Malaysia Learn about GLOBE in Saudi Arabia
Students from Malaysia Children's Hope charity where invited to learn about GLOBE through a visit to the 25th Secondary Girls School in Al-Madinah Al-Monawarah, Saudi Arabia.  >>

02/20/2013
GLOBE Peru Teams with Peace Corps to Expand GLOBE in the Region
Peace Corps has been active in promoting and supporting GLOBE since 1997 when Peace Corps Volunteers first served as GLOBE teachers in Kyrgyzstan and helped with the implementation of the program. This beneficial relationship is now developing in Peru, where the two organizations have joined hands.  >>

12/22/2012
Developing Awareness about El Niño and La Niña Phenomena on Land Cover
From 30 November to 1 December 2012, a Latin America and Caribbean Regional Workshop and Trainer of Trainer event took place in CEI "San Ignacio" in the Valley of San Cabao, located 10 km from Junin de los Andes, Neuquen Province, Argentina. This important event included GLOBE community members from Argentina, Uruguay and Peru and aimed to train more teachers and students in GLOBE hydrology, atmosphere and land cover protocols.  >>

12/21/2012
Scientific Environmental Festival in Costa Rica Recognizes Student Research Accomplishments
The Omar Dengo Foundation (FOD), the entity responsible for the implementation of the GLOBE Program in Costa Rica, has supported GLOBE implementation of integrated public schools participating in the Costa Rica National Educational Informatics Program (PRONIE MEP -FOD) through Science Clubs. Great importance is placed on this initiative as it provides GLOBE students between the ages of 12 and 17 with opportunities to use their extracurricular time productively.  >>

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