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News From Europe

Broken Letters: A Typogeography of Europe http://t.co/6Vxo6mp8
EU Environment and human health http://t.co/IzM5PecaYa
European citizens initiative http://t.co/JrJCuthb
Refugees in Cyprus under pressure http://t.co/ZRR14LJRns
 

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Climate News

Climate change could turn Greenland green by 2100 http://t.co/FZa2gnVaTj
Climate change is already messing up Australia's ocean environment and confusing sea critters: http://t.co/rHSjkcZO
Climate change makes pests move north from the tropics – study http://t.co/8kVyPbf3IH
Climate change pushes farmers in India to the tipping point http://t.co/BdpMkKNVVh
Climate change set to make America hotter, drier, and more disaster-prone http://t.co/HPWcRU65
Leaked version of IPCC climate science report - news not good http://t.co/GeKJMnCoCA
Met Office promises new tools to better understand global warming http://t.co/uEjVtfPxGU
The 7 deadly sinners of climate change http://t.co/Sgud7KXxTL

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Hazards & Physical Stories

California drought: Scientists puzzled by persistence of blocking 'ridge' http://t.co/gphoL4Y0jQ
Copernicus satellite applications http://t.co/hZ7wMFziBy
Flood defenders go back to nature to keep vulnerable homes dry http://t.co/S9r8ZJGy3H
Ancient Map Could Warn of Active Volcano in Turkey http://t.co/019TgKOGiX
Permafrost...It’s Chill thawing impacting ecosystems on land & offshore http://t.co/EonlBA1eHk
Reconstructing climate from moss banks http://t.co/3rDGRiwzjP
The evolution of tornado science and how it has helped save lives http://t.co/qgf0mtGHxb
There may have been a glacier in Scotland in the 1700s http://t.co/7WoP47Smnf 


Environment News

3 Ways to Achieve Zero Tropical Deforestation by 2020 http://t.co/5pfr4t1JPC
6 Lessons Brazilian Cities Learned from Greenhouse Gas Inventories http://t.co/kIrfF8i6a1
Four energy policies that can keep the 2°C climate goal alive http://t.co/7HN7XX6zOg
Global approach to monitoring biodiversity loss? http://t.co/FodAaBk3
Green spaces have lasting positive effect on well-being http://t.co/BBTW6g7Ak9
New Data Shows Indonesian Forest Fires a Longstanding Crisis http://t.co/ihdADt5Nhh
New map re-envisions Arctic region without national borders http://tinyurl.com/ag4g4ru
Rapid drop in Lake Malawi's water levels drives down fish stocks http://t.co/Ma1oc813iU
Sahel region learning to reap benefits of shade http://t.co/nuPXFNyW
Scientists and aid experts plan for a warmer future http://t.co/QJgOuPt3yt
Tackling Energy Poverty with Renewables http://t.co/6joBJsYThF 


Human & Economic Stories

Chile’s solar energy potential among the best in the world http://t.co/3YnusE9VDD
London: Smart Cities, Smart Transport? http://t.co/EOQPgLPP
Map Of America's Future http://t.co/R69ZCeiOQ7
Map of People Who Die Trying to Immigrate to Europe http://t.co/1Oc5BmigAC
Map of the world's most and least racially tolerant countries http://t.co/RwotRCvwjj
Panama Canal expansion may grind to a halt http://t.co/2FZmJaNMmU
Global wealth pyramid 2013 data, everything is connected http://t.co/YGozbhMoiB
Satellite imagery helps fight locust plagues in North Africa http://t.co/kKBKWjpa5u
Should we build new cities at sea? http://t.co/Qqwrl7tO
Smart building technologies needed to save energy waste http://t.co/WQItPU3k
Story of Globalization in one Graph http://t.co/cPxPTpg59X
TALISMAN Project at the Research Methods Festival http://t.co/AShZUp10


Other Geo-News

Mapping past and present for local historians http://t.co/lsiKXEaSXH
Three Of The Biggest Challenges Facing The Planet http://t.co/48QmFYZGI3 


Publications

World Forest Report http://t.co/WkL92AREaq 
Water chemistry in 179 randomly selected Swedish headwater streams related to forest production, clear-felling and climate http://j.mp/1xmOZYB
Mid-term evaluation report on INSPIRE implementation http://t.co/thNrYcKRIx

Grants, Fellowships

H2020 Calls

H2020 Earth Observation - 2015 LEIT Space, Deadline 24 November 2014
H2020 Call Europe as a Global Actor, deadline 15 January 2015
H2020 Blue Growth: Unlocking the potential of seas and oceans, Deadline 24 February 2015
H2020 Water Innovation: Boosting its value for Europe, deadline 10 March 2015
H2020 Blue Growth: Unlocking the potential of seas and oceans, Deadline 11 June 2015
H2020 Call for making Science Educaction and Careers attractive for young people, Deadline 16 September 2015

Other H2020 Calls

Open Calls

The Ove Arup Foundation invites applications for its smaller project grants. These support projects that are consistent with the education purposes of the foundation in the built environment. Previously funded projects include events, training programmes, workshops and institutional development initiatives. Funding is not available for individuals. http://tinyurl.com/m2o8c33

Global exploration fund for northern Europe research grants, National Geographic Society, US This supports hypothesis-based scientific research and is awarded based on potential for new advances in field sciences. The average award is 20,000 euros. http://tinyurl.com/clazwmr

European Space Agency invites applications from European university students for sponsorship to attend a range of conferences http://www.esa.int/SPECIALS/Education/SEMYPZE16AH_0.html

Sustainability project grants Grants are available in four different areas of focus; environment, empowerment, education and sustainable design. Programs or organizations applying for funding must serve communities where Alcoa has operating plants or offices. The minimum grant request is $15,000. http://tinyurl.com/pokkopg

Call for proposals Lifelong Learning Programme - Erasmus +, submission on various dates depending on Action http://ec.europa.eu/programmes/erasmus-plus/index_en.htm EDA: Earth observation and fuel dependencies - call for proposals http://www.eda.europa.eu/Procurements/

Europe for Citizens There are a range of different actions in this funding stream. Visit the following website for more information, including deadlines and dates: http://eacea.ec.europa.eu/citizenship/index_en.php

Fellowships

CyberGIS Fellows program: http://cybergis.illinois.edu/news/140501_fellows.html

Grants for networking initiatives Irish Marine Institute These support short inward or outward visits aimed at fostering research collaboration and technology transfer, such as H2020 pre-application meetings or attendance at marine-related conferences and training courses overseas. Grants are worth up to 750 euros. http://tinyurl.com/nr6ae28

Grants for workshops and conferences Irish Marine Institute, IE These provide support for the organisation of national and international marine conferences and workshops in Ireland. Grants are worth up to 1,500 euros. http://tinyurl.com/ljq2by2

Teaching Resources

Geography and Mathematics Maps and Lessons in ArcGIS Online http://tinyurl.com/myljy3n
How to Cite GIS Materials http://t.co/GOYAj5nNOv
ScribbleMaps Mapping Skills Tool http://t.co/uIL0MKwToz
Using Landsat imagery to map change http://t.co/0NcQ6bExvk

Your Life on Earth http://www.bbc.com/earth/story/20141016-your-life-on-earth

   
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