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EU Environment Agency: newsletter focus on climate change: http://t.co/t0sCqctSQU
Denmark prepares fight for tougher 2030 climate and clean energy goals http://tinyurl.com/kfowolk
Europe’s flood risk may double by 2050 http://t.co/9PnO4yGiiL
At least 65% in every Member state recognise benefit of climate action to economy http://t.co/nb9TMqkHIx

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Climate News

A cultural response to climate change? http://t.co/uMhQXXgfeR
Arctic biodiversity under serious threat from climate change http://t.co/8Ns8LNfqdp
Climate change: time for sceptics to put up or shut up http://t.co/wA70DB3x5C
Corporate Lobbying on Climate Change: Silence is not Neutrality http://t.co/CmrgYCODa2
Maps Show Where Climate Change Will Force Species to Die http://t.co/ZRLpxOJlQL
Old Arctic ice melting, taking new ice with it http://t.co/uxjyyxExj0
UK floods making climate sceptics hot under the collar http://t.co/p4IJPe7SWw
Why People Resist the Notion of Climate Change http://t.co/D7GHN4MtN0

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Hazards & Physical Stories

Fighting Fire with Data - in forestry & land management http://t.co/G69xpepNDX
Floods: 'Living in a disaster zone' http://t.co/iGe2CgEdvs
Global Warming to Triple Frequency of Drought, Floods Along Indian Ocean http://t.co/GdQn5gVXL3
Global Weather Hazards Summary July 31-August 6, 2015 http://j.mp/1IuR4qf
Shoddy media coverage of the UK floods http://t.co/cZUuIMrvcS
Thames broke records for water flows http://t.co/GlBYezASBz
Tracking System to Help Pinpoint Indonesian Fires http://t.co/CA88tsQpgQ
Tsunami-proof 'Great Wall of Japan' divides villagers http://t.co/vhCgOyddhe
Amount of old ice in Arctic, 1987-2013 http://t.co/fUZIq6t2be
Avalanche Science http://t.co/anJ1kzAeLU
Climate related iceberg activity has massively altered seabed life http://tinyurl.com/o2yku4x
Earth's surface is "rebounding" as ice melts http://tinyurl.com/ozg8dy6
Ice That Took 1,600 Years to Form in Peru’s Andes Melted in Only 25 http://t.co/Es4lBrvVrJ
Jet stream 'may be changing' http://t.co/ymOuuXytc6
NASA radar study of Icelandic glacier winter movement http://t.co/9pxbOQSXZV
NASA data find some hope for water in Aral Sea basin http://t.co/qGuix4MJTN
Ocean's Biggest Current Carries More Water Than Thought http://t.co/jfUudndaWo
Preparing Coastal Areas for Coming Storms Resilience http://t.co/aBs6E7hiJF
Rapid land-use changes are creating the geology of the Anthropocene http://t.co/PZxDSCwHMG
El Niño May Bring Record Heat, and Rain for California http://t.co/U6qKYvAWAs
Satellites show the thinning of Alaskan ice http://t.co/fYCX4CLmIq

Environment News

GLOBE: A Global Collaboration Engine for Land Change Science http://t.co/9VaNZzCQyW
Modern Genes Reveal 100 Major Population Shifts In Human History http://t.co/3ibYPKA7Hn
New dam would flood ancient city, archaeological sites in Turkey http://t.co/NNbu6IYOz7
New Mapping Method for 'Green Infrastructure' http://t.co/dUfFnz8Fub
Oil firms cool over Greenland oil drilling http://tinyurl.com/mdvluov
Reinventing how we manage the urban water cycle http://t.co/ASs100fBeW
Singapore Planning The World's Largest Floating Solar Farm http://t.co/YvschHk92I
Skywalk Causes Controversy in Jasper National Park http://t.co/x4l9TSlM5l
Study shows urbanisation's impact on biodiversity http://t.co/WxNfalYsft
The battle for Tasmania's wilderness http://t.co/B6zVpDkcxr
Tree loss mapped in 'near real time' http://t.co/qdNfMXlTFm
UNEP launches global platform to protect forests http://t.co/HHhGKDUcXm


Oceans

Choking the Oceans With Plastic http://t.co/RlMRLy8gda
Climate related iceberg activity has massively altered life on the seabed http://tinyurl.com/o2yku4x
Deep oceans need policy, stewardship where it never existed, experts urge http://t.co/c3fxyquOGV
Healthy oceans - productive ecosystems http://t.co/Le97aTNXiv
Marine LitterWatch: combining modern technology and citizen engagement to tackle beach litter http://t.co/qXpSK7URwm
Mid-Atlantic crossroads http://t.co/bz3S9VEH4I
Fukushima Radiation Aids Study of Ocean Currents http://t.co/QMYNnx5ulV
Ocean acidification puts Norway in a pickle http://t.co/7pjFSQQ12w

Human & Economic Stories

7 Global Goals to achieve 3 extraordinary things in the next 15 years. http://t.co/OEcFT1sTWa
Coffee shortage may arise due to drought, climate change, rising demand http://tinyurl.com/ov9fuoc
Do massive dams ever make sense? http://t.co/8orZz9Eblw
Flow, Conflux, Smart Cities http://t.co/ayGQNW2FX2
German bank to fund Green Energy Corridors project in India http://t.co/GJ58lu5lVf
Interactive map: do city residents live longer? http://t.co/KMmNw5E77Z
Ranking the world’s leading startup cities http://t.co/gPbTGT3jTq
Renaming and Rebranding Place http://t.co/bqIcsMfoY5
Shopping center: a controversial contribution to the social life of cities and citizens http://tinyurl.com/q26b6yd
The Growth of Megacities http://t.co/EhkgkoQa4d
Visualizing 200 Years of Urban Sprawl in Paris, São Paulo, Los Angeles: http://t.co/h6CEe9nmLU
World loses up to third of produced food, World Bank http://t.co/CBxNJfAeKl

Other Geo-News

A 1600 mile detour due to GPS navigation mistake - need some geoskills? http://ow.ly/QxE57
Blank Atlas Geography Blog from a geography lecturer http://t.co/jKAdsbJn12
European Space Agency eSurge project delivered to help predict ferocity of UK Coastal storms http://t.co/Gr5iPHUGRc

Publications

A beginner's guide to geocaching http://t.co/Ww4eVF5QRk
Climate Change Warning http://t.co/Wfa7smrNxl
Forest Ecosystems published its first open access articles online http://t.co/OORqWpnTdy
How can cities become resilient & adapt to #climate change? report http://t.co/w1jQocvQ9v
Organizations in the making: Learning and intervening at the science-policy interface http://t.co/MvEIKjVAf8
Recent Approaches to Cultural Intelligence Gathering http://t.co/DxeCLAZv0A
Shadows and Angles: Measuring Object Heights from Satellite Imagery. http://t.co/N6xQsImkZk
Technology Options for Sustainable EU Food & Agriculture http://t.co/InsPvs0EFQ

Grants, Fellowships

Selected H2020 and Erasmus+ Calls

H2020 Call for making Science Education 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

Climate impact on production: Big Facts http://t.co/xBahvacrxd
Google forest data now available for download http://t.co/Z79yGKjTiF
Google unveils climate mapping and data tools on Google Earth http://t.co/OBlePtuqEf
Interactively Explore the Effects of Global Topography on Surface Water Flow http://t.co/8WDeGJpqMC
New Maps gallery from Google http://t.co/zfnKeoSLbc
Online historical atlas of Europe http://t.co/rPo8q0Tw7Y
Personality Atlas http://t.co/RcmUaPirIN
Search for lesson packs from ESRI Canada http://t.co/jKLov1HB7p
View global warming trends with this new tool http://t.co/aajRasrCqT
Have kids make their own Aral Sea to show human-environment interaction http://t.co/SSJIf26jSQ

   
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