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News From Europe

Broken Letters: A Typogeography of Europe
EU Environment and human health
European citizens initiative
Refugees in Cyprus under pressure

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Climate News

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

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Hazards & Physical Stories

California drought: Scientists puzzled by persistence of blocking 'ridge'
Copernicus satellite applications
Flood defenders go back to nature to keep vulnerable homes dry
Ancient Map Could Warn of Active Volcano in Turkey
Permafrost...It’s Chill thawing impacting ecosystems on land & offshore
Reconstructing climate from moss banks
The evolution of tornado science and how it has helped save lives
There may have been a glacier in Scotland in the 1700s 

Environment News

3 Ways to Achieve Zero Tropical Deforestation by 2020
6 Lessons Brazilian Cities Learned from Greenhouse Gas Inventories
Four energy policies that can keep the 2°C climate goal alive
Global approach to monitoring biodiversity loss?
Green spaces have lasting positive effect on well-being
New Data Shows Indonesian Forest Fires a Longstanding Crisis
New map re-envisions Arctic region without national borders
Rapid drop in Lake Malawi's water levels drives down fish stocks
Sahel region learning to reap benefits of shade
Scientists and aid experts plan for a warmer future
Tackling Energy Poverty with Renewables 

Human & Economic Stories

Chile’s solar energy potential among the best in the world
London: Smart Cities, Smart Transport?
Map Of America's Future
Map of People Who Die Trying to Immigrate to Europe
Map of the world's most and least racially tolerant countries
Panama Canal expansion may grind to a halt
Global wealth pyramid 2013 data, everything is connected
Satellite imagery helps fight locust plagues in North Africa
Should we build new cities at sea?
Smart building technologies needed to save energy waste
Story of Globalization in one Graph
TALISMAN Project at the Research Methods Festival

Other Geo-News

Mapping past and present for local historians
Three Of The Biggest Challenges Facing The Planet 


World Forest Report 
Water chemistry in 179 randomly selected Swedish headwater streams related to forest production, clear-felling and climate
Mid-term evaluation report on INSPIRE implementation

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.

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.

European Space Agency invites applications from European university students for sponsorship to attend a range of conferences

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.

Call for proposals Lifelong Learning Programme - Erasmus +, submission on various dates depending on Action EDA: Earth observation and fuel dependencies - call for proposals

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:


CyberGIS Fellows program:

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.

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.

Teaching Resources

Geography and Mathematics Maps and Lessons in ArcGIS Online
How to Cite GIS Materials
ScribbleMaps Mapping Skills Tool
Using Landsat imagery to map change

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