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News From Europe

BBC News - Europe's ethical dilemma over migrants http://t.co/INfg0NOQ2e
Germany, UK have most polluting coal plants study says http://tinyurl.com/ns9fmlk
Mediterranean 'pivotal to the future of Europe' http://tinyurl.com/o9cpn3a
New tool for EU experts – EurActory: Why am I not in there? http://t.co/KSpscbtilt
The EU and its Neighbours: Predictions for 2015 http://www.ceps.eu/node/9921

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Climate News

2014 was the UK’s hottest year on record, confirms the Met Office http://t.co/uEmp1eklKp
2 deg C target: Most fossil fuels are 'unburnable'. And no drilling in Arctic http://t.co/rNHb1AR1E4
Arctic sea ice is (still) in long-term decline, scientists (still) say http://t.co/42LWM0LoR2
Climate Change predicted to worsen spread of Cholera http://t.co/JjOnqr15Av
Connie Hedegaard: credibility of UN climate process hangs on Paris and COP21 http://t.co/3Kkn62l9Hv
Europe’s climate continues to change http://t.co/18C18ZvsiN
First-of-its-kind map to aid policymakers on climate change http://t.co/sALz2R7Yer
Forests, climate and landscapes: COP20 Lima 2014 http://t.co/hs483fQm6a
New, privatized African city heralds climate apartheid http://t.co/MSzbVKlVuF
Oceans are warming unexpectedly rapidly - indicating massive extra accumulation of solar energy. http://t.co/9dQFQhr7sm
The Guardian view on Paris 2015: the world’s last best chance to reach carbon agreement http://t.co/zTw0DPuUjR
Vegetation distribution in northern regions predicted to shift http://t.co/gR5nM1aRZs
What will your TV weather forecast look like in the year 2050? In one word? Dramatic: http://t.co/57N3nQGhxH

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Hazards & Physical Stories

“LA River's flood role is 'paramount'" http://t.co/00j99JoW0i
Brazil's most populous region facing worst drought in 80 years http://t.co/nKn4M5rvJD
Climate change is far from the only cause of a rapid rise disaster http://t.co/RnLKGl44oS
Earthquakes still threaten Istanbul http://t.co/ab9r4CFXBe
Global Seizmographic Network http://t.co/GvF7ePgT9o
High resolution satellite imagery helps response to fires http://t.co/O4wSIwFiJ3
How mapping can improve risk understanding from natural catastrophes http://t.co/blRvrjPA1o
Interactive map: every ebola outbreak since the first known case in 1976 http://t.co/uBWqsuZruy
Map showing deadliest weather hazards by geographic area http://t.co/P5q9A4Ra6Q
Time series of photos and events (1887-2014) leading up to the Oso landslide http://t.co/pEu2uDmufC
Almost 7,000 UK properties to be sacrificed to rising seas http://t.co/FWDabvODIG
Antarctica without it's ice caps. http://t.co/kurFcNXert
Arctic Sea Ice Loss Not a Major Factor in Weather Extremes in the Lower Latitudes http://t.co/WSF3aCXTig
Can technology help manage sediment flow? http://tinyurl.com/q26qrtz
Composition of Earth's mantle revisited http://t.co/tUnPznZ5mI
Earth's tectonic plates have doubled their speed - New Scientist: http://t.co/OqDw05pKMy
FAQ - Is there a difference between the age of a glacier and the age of its ice? http://t.co/4vOqLhDZah
Glaciers in Tibet have declined by 15% in past 30 years http://t.co/imk2BtclEm
Japan's new island still growing http://t.co/Ki1RueAYWk
Most of Alaska's Permafrost Could Melt This Century http://egu.eu/46EI3U
New USGS Online Tool Tracks Shoreline Shifts http://dld.bz/dw3CQ
New website on glaciers - policy, science, etc - from @ColumbiaScience http://t.co/WtqqUjQR7f
Ocean weather monitoring failure hampers scientists tracking El Niño patterns http://tinyurl.com/pypz4u3
Projected change in the volume of mountain glaciers & ice caps in European glaciated regions: http://t.co/hBoljCfQhh
Rethinking how rivers erode http://tinyurl.com/k48vhga
Scientists explain 2014 earthquake patterns in New Zealand http://t.co/OXVyyMNX7f
Sukkertoppen ice cap in southwest Greenland in 1935. Retaken in 2013: http://t.co/c6L9S6YJ8Y
The Ocean and Temperature http://marinebio.org/oceans/temperature/
Tropical rainfall patterns varied through time http://t.co/CLyaT5Bp
UK Met Office Charts Life On A Managed Planet http://t.co/Zrczxry28m
Water on Earth http://t.co/U44KEcL6N8

Environment News

“Dead zones” in Lake Erie becoming a problem for water ecosystems http://t.co/VPSxtXjzGv
Agriculture and food production contribute up to 29 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions http://t.co/12CuqLOT
Almost all Europeans living in cities exposed to pollutant levels deemed unsafe by WHO: http://t.co/RvdPNNyJ0X
Biodiversity helps protect nature against human impacts http://t.co/6cexR11o
BioSpace: Monitoring Canada's Biodiversity from space http://www.nrcan.gc.ca/forests/remote-sensing/13431
Can city mayors lead the way on sustainable development? http://t.co/cOfTSHdXbk
Can nature parks save biodiversity? http://t.co/npa3q2S5
Can Nutrient Trading Shrink the Gulf of Mexico's Dead Zone? http://t.co/MMzB1ZM333
Conservation is too conservative in the UK http://t.co/ZaXneUBv7b
Conservation scientists 'unanimous' in expectations of serious loss of biological diversity http://t.co/59eBFcHc
Coral reef growth in sediment-laden waters http://t.co/2XO4HxSj
Deforestation increasing in Indonesia, study shows http://tinyurl.com/nr9wte4
Do dams destroy rivers? http://t.co/XnBWaxTOnL
Drought Monitoring Platform Delivered via the Cloud http://t.co/d2NTKUhu4D
Energy Conservation Through Peer Pressure http://t.co/BZvSaZxMXo
Europe's forests are particularly vulnerable to climate change say researchers http://t.co/5W4hRDtnFS
European protected areas http://t.co/LzwALQEbDH
Give forests to local people to preserve them http://t.co/hnKpkeX6C7
NASA finds good news on forests and carbon dioxide http://t.co/Jcjy7AX8jc
New study shows tropical forests have large appetite for carbon dioxide http://t.co/HU00BcGVlB
On the Environment: Pollution Around the World: A Matter of Choice http://t.co/WjXsGd6dDf
Research suggests global warming linked to rising atmospheric carbon dioxide http://t.co/21zAx9cp
Researchers link air pollution to heart diseases http://t.co/7jLxqUufhn
Satellite technology used to pinpoint illegal burning in Indonesia http://t.co/SxgBGMCtMW
Shell announces £55m payout for Nigeria oil spills | The Guardian http://t.co/3DwVMsLMgz
The Tragic Deforestation of the Chaco http://t.co/9r320mca5o
Urban sustainability trends to watch http://t.co/Te3A5TIznG
While You Were Getting Worked Up Over Oil Prices, This Just Happened to Solar Energy http://t.co/nCQOe8T2Fz
Why are all the fish disappearing from Africa's largest lake? http://t.co/yHoKksrI9z

Human & Economic Stories

41 cities in world have 10 million people, mostly in China; 2050 66% world’s population will live in cities http://t.co/pNou0gHGKp
As floods threaten, Tanzania aims to build a megacity that works http://t.co/umZiqe8c5N
Carless Cities http://t.co/tfzbsjGknR
Challenges of East Africa’s oil and gas boom http://t.co/gxvBkSw3SE
Community mapping innovations could have far reaching implications for forest governance in the Congo Basin http://blog.mappingforrights.org/?p=946
Compare city data with the upgraded Urban Observatory http://t.co/aDshfmdoAJ
Denmark sets world record in wind energy http://t.co/sO8lZZkK2j
European Electricity Exports and Imports: Circle graphs http://t.co/5ktKOSHsfr
George Monbiot on children and cities - why can't we shape the places that shape our lives? http://t.co/QJvF8zxoD4
Heat the biggest factor in migration, study suggests http://tinyurl.com/pzdsf7w
Heathrow westwards expansion dilemma http://t.co/3UQKb0Esty
Helping cities plan the future with data http://t.co/paMiEpfBJB
Housing group GreenSquare cuts costs with GIS tool http://tinyurl.com/c3qo6pt
How to Fingerprint a City | Big Think http://t.co/TnIK5zPM0E
Maybe before the Industrial Revolution: "How the Global Population Boom Really Began" http://t.co/bY7UOrtvCF
Millennials will reshape US housing market, study finds http://tinyurl.com/pofaurf
New data tool tracks emerging conflict trends in Africa http://t.co/D6Lkqr2e
Participatory mapping citizen science in @Mapping4Change http://t.co/PO38lrs741
People-Oriented Cities: Mixed-Use Development Creates Social and Economic Benefits http://t.co/1FrxAAN7x8
Planners should not be just paper pushers and processors! http://tinyurl.com/o7u87ag
Putin's Way: How Putin Forged a Pipeline Deal That Derailed http://t.co/vKpMm0DUBi
Rwanda gets 1st Utility Scale, 8.5 MW Solar Project in East Africa: http://t.co/N70449j0t5
Satellite imaging provides innovative solutions to measuring urban growth http://t.co/nIhuOqIU1I
Smarter parking to promote smart growth http://t.co/Y0hyG8Xn1U
Speedy population growth http://t.co/4h2SfAdjvf
The Arctic is now a frozen conflict http://egu.eu/25YGOF
The London problem: 7 things from Danny Dorling's essay http://t.co/hz4u1KUafH
Urban oasis offers hope to Haiti's poorest. Transforming a garbage dump into a vibrant urban garden http://t.co/vcSYXTxx2D
Why dedicating land to bioenergy won't curb climate change http://t.co/19UHvdJXcy
Why trams are a waste of money @TheEconomist http://t.co/GMv4j8jyXM
"Who is a Citizen? The Question Dividing The Island Of Hispaniola" http://t.co/M8EirPuq22
Why Homes Won’t Have Windows in the Future http://tinyurl.com/npkojad

Other Geo-News

Augmented Reality and the Digital Map Revolution - GIS Lounge http://t.co/CWitNwxy4N
2015 is International Year of Maps http://t.co/BIwMKMqpRm
Economic Value of Geospatial Data http://t.co/bfBrkRl9xg
GIS and Geographers' careers compared with common career paths and jobs http://tinyurl.com/qyc4vxs
Give mapping drones a chance http://t.co/MGU2gSU7iQ
Maps don't always reflect the world, but they can change it - The Independent http://t.co/1RKqxJDcTd
Quality and currency of information attraction for geography teachers, Australian Teacher Magazine http://t.co/yrMp7LCgtl
What the spatial industry can learn from the gaming industry http://t.co/CgRwjlPWBz

Publications

A new platform to support research at the interface of remote sensing ecology and conservation http://t.co/Jnj9NIEBR9
Desertification: The Invisible Frontline for conflict http://bit.ly/DLDDsecurity
E-book How GIS Technology Has Become The Newest Crime-Fighting Tool http://tinyurl.com/patnhjf
Future Internet Geography Geo-Wiki in the Classroom: Using Crowdsourcing to Enhance Geographical Teaching http://t.co/D1T5mpk9MJ
Inaugural Issue of the International Journal of Geospatial and Environmental Research http://t.co/hrIJ17GfLr
Report from @UNICEF: The Challenges of Climate Change: Children on the front line http://t.co/NZAMnIIZjJ
Spatial Orientation and the Brain: The Effects of Map Reading and Navigation http://t.co/UEyNHxMHgM
Sustainable Mountain Development in Africa: Atlas and Report http://tinyurl.com/mads733
Virtual special issue on Political Geographies of Childhood and Youth http://t.co/kSuHDx7ruT

Grants, Fellowships

Selected H2020 and Erasmus+ Calls

H2020 Reflective Societies: Cultural Heritage and European Identities, deadline 28 May 2015
H2020 The Young Generation in an Innovative, Inclusive and Sustainable Europe, deadline 28 May 2015
H2020 Blue Growth: Unlocking the potential of seas and oceans, Deadline 11 June 2015
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

Antarctica beneath the ice http://t.co/DuUmyjthAh
Blog for geography resource needs http://t.co/9MfHq3y4Uv
Crowdsourced Maps With Wikia Maps http://t.co/oH6HzCnDAw
Gaugemap live UK river data http://t.co/GUeuWzczLV
GeoAcademy: free GIS learning resources https://foss4geo.wordpress.com/
Google's 'Smarty Pins' Tests Your Geography Trivia Knowledge http://tinyurl.com/oddsf4l
How much have we polluted? CO2 emissions over time and space. http://t.co/0fNxY3vTwt
How to Tell Stories with maps http://t.co/9zPRyg1r6I
Introducing Geography! http://t.co/Rr4qBIzVTL
Join the journey! An epic semester long virtual field trip w/ GEOshow http://t.co/7mHbi4i05N
Learn ArcGIS site http://t.co/koYCn4iF4a
Lesson The language of maps - vocabulary that kids should know http://t.co/gZbRcw4lTW
Magic or recycling? Video from @EUEnvironment http://t.co/nEAzr7Bho
Mapping London resources http://t.co/UEt3OFliE2
Maps Mania: Climate Change Around the Globe http://t.co/bPMmc84a6R
MapScholar - a free, online platform for geospatial visualization http://t.co/kHs1nK6PMB
Quantarctica - A free GIS package for research, education, and operation about Antarctica http://www.quantarctica.org/
Skills for the Digital Earth MOOC https://t.co/hrmXS8DxAX
Teacher? Help students assess sustainability of high school w/ 12 steps http://t.co/Xl0Wl5XTRe
The 100 Best maps of 2014 http://t.co/EQIX8rxjsq
The History of Edinburgh Map http://t.co/Hy4aatDggN
The roots of the "Place-based Education" movement http://t.co/b0VL7CdsC1
This game app lets you create run your own metro lines http://t.co/WQyYQAPK7T
Time-lapse photo shows streamflow measurement process http://t.co/bYn3UMWmUs
University of Oxford’s Global Poverty Map Journal explores the Multidimensional Poverty Index http://t.co/0xfnifHz9f
Why/WhyNot videos on climate change http://t.co/2jJrAy3y0a
WorldView - create maps w/open source GIS. New geo-spatial software http://t.co/qyNG5uhpmH

   
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