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Time to Celebrate Earth Day 2018 (22 April) AND The GLOBE Program’s Birthday – Watch This Very Special Video Message from GLOBE!
Earth Day 2018 (22 April), which is also The GLOBE Program’s birthday (founded 23 years ago, in 1995), is a day to celebrate – on a global scale – our community and our planet!  >>

NASA Celebrates Earth Day with #NASA4Earth Tools – Highlights GLOBE Observer Mosquito Habitat Mapper
This Earth Day, NASA invites you to help combat mosquito-transmitted diseases, create your own shareable views of our home planet, and watch the fleet of Earth-observing spacecraft as they circle the globe.  >>

Wrap-up of Urban Heat Island Effect/Surface Temperature March Campaign
Did you participate in the Urban Heat Island Effect – Surface Temperature Field Campaign in March? Dr. Kevin Czajkowski (Dr. C, from the University of Toledo, Ohio, USA), the developer of the surface temperature protocol, has posted the results of the latest campaign. “This has been a great year for the Urban Heat Island/Surface Temperature Student Research Campaign. More schools and more students have participated than ever before,” he said.  >>

Students in Puerto Rico Apply GLOBE Protocols to Research Water Quality after Devastating Hit by Hurricane Maria
Still in the depths of the devastating aftermath of Hurricane Maria, GLOBE students (grades 6-8) at Ramey School in Puerto Rico dove in and researched the immediately practical question of “Improving the Drinking Water after Hurricane Maria Using Natural Resources.” The students examined this question using GLOBE protocols, and submitted their research report to the 2018 GLOBE International Virtual Science Symposium.  >>

GLOBE Community: Do You Know Who Your U.S. Partner or Country Coordinator Is? There’s an Easy Way to Find Out!
Tip of the Week: GLOBE community members – do you know who your U.S. Partner or who your Country Coordinator is? There’s an easy way to find out, just click here!  >>

Register by Today (16 April) to Avoid Late Fees for 2018 GLE in Ireland!
The deadline to register for the 2018 GLOBE Learning Expedition (GLE) and the 22nd Annual Meeting is today (16 April)! After today, there will be a late registration fee of $75! Also, the deadline to reserve a room on this room block is 30 April 2018. Rooms requested after this date will be at the discretion of the hotel and group pricing cannot be guaranteed.  >>

GLOBE Observer App Enhancements Now Available
The new "Opt in" feature allows users to receive personalized emails from NASA regarding their cloud observations.  >>

GLOBE Citizen Scientists Featured by NASA
Recently, NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory produced a web feature all about citizen scientists from around the world. Four GLOBE members and a GLOBE Observer citizen scientist were showcased.  >>

Tomorrow (13 April): GLOBE Mission EARTH Student Webinar “Using Student Voice on Climate Change and the Impact on Communities”
U.S. Community: GLOBE Mission EARTH (GME) hosted a webinar on Tuesday, 10 April: “Climate Communications – Connecting the Classroom to Climate Change.” A student follow-up webinar will take place on Friday, 13 April (1:00 p.m. EDT): “Using Student Voice on Climate Change and the Impact on Communities.”  >>

A Few More Days to Enter Observations for the NASA GLOBE Spring Cloud Data Challenge – Through 15 April!
There’s still a few more days to enter your cloud observations into the NASA GLOBE Spring Cloud Observation Data Challenge. The challenge began on 15 March and continues through 15 April. Participants are invited to enter up to 10 cloud observations per day using the GLOBE Program’s data entry options or the GLOBE Observer app. GLOBE and GLOBE Observer participants with the most observations will be congratulated by a NASA scientist with a video posted on the NASA GLOBE Clouds website.  >>