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News From Europe

EU action to protect biodiversity against problematic invasive species http://t.co/Uf9Ar2FQD2
EU farm policy after 2014 http://t.co/OtBLBbDNjC
EU urgently needs real energy union http://t.co/2EHBpuuhok
European citizens to help tackle marine litter http://t.co/nJc7OBrI0z
European higher education in the world http://t.co/tdOnTNzhas
Slovakia bitterly divided on social issues https://t.co/FRQDNreYpS

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Climate News

After the Geneva Climate Negotiations, a Clearer Path Toward an International Agreement http://t.co/6OXsKuVnGq
Article on climate change from the Guardian http://t.co/cejTh9MK0z
As scientists debate the cause of climate change, the planet continues to get warmer: http://t.co/Wh6sh102Mh
China to challenge the World at Paris Climate Conference http://t.co/rVNcTLH9ti
Climate talks in Geneva open to 'urgency' pleas but muted expectations http://t.co/UJyr3aKmM3
Dear Bill Gates: 'Will you lead the fight against climate change?’ http://tinyurl.com/qgllr8n
Editor of @guardian kicks off most intensive newspaper examination of climate ever http://t.co/DQLvmq3F7u
Ocean depths heating steadily despite global warming 'pause' http://t.co/zBAa4saplN
Urged to rethink climate policy after hottest year on record http://t.co/gmK61MqrBS
Winners and losers in the great warming! http://t.co/263TYrmZV1
World thunderstorm 'map' key to assessing climate change http://t.co/w0kKTxm7wu

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Hazards & Physical Stories

Brazil's flying rivers are disappearing and that means drought http://t.co/oTNfnBvDka
California's drought http://t.co/a3FrH2apSz
Cyclone Pam: Aid for Vanuatu http://t.co/Rm2GlteG6t
Earthquakes in Australia are a rare but real hazard http://t.co/5VTVBovwi1
Global flood toll to triple by 2030: Flood Analyzer http://t.co/ut6yb3vlWJ
Next big eruption will be a test of geoengineering http://t.co/UG6w9Lo2Fh
How can we cut #disaster risk in half? http://t.co/tuQV9XPBUS
Satellite science improves storm surge forecasting around the world http://t.co/XijmuHFpJ8
Supertides - the weather and coastal flood risks https://t.co/vMA5M29yEM
Surviving the super drought: http://t.co/Vk6JJHnyV6
The overall picture of natural catastrophes for 2013? http://t.co/35GktJbbIC
Warning that forest fires near Chernobyl might release radiation over Europe again http://t.co/j8548AagwG
The last remaining stable region of the Greenland ice sheet is no longer stable http://t.co/APrdspbhe1
A Decade of Change in America's Arctic: Land Cover Data Released for Alaska http://t.co/yhbttBbmqi
A geographic curiosity: Moses Lake in Washington state formed by wind-blown sand that blocked a creek. http://t.co/HKVh5e1UkW
Antarctica ,Larsen A and Larsen B are long gone & now it's Larsen C's tur http://t.co/6UVLcwqeyk
Greenland’s ice sheet has enough water to raise ocean levels by about 20 ft http://t.co/JjBPoaWrbS
Coastal landscapes. Change on the Mississippi delta over 30 years from NASA imagery http://t.co/vYvhDQXbWb
El Niño’s impact on continental evaporation http://t.co/OXZJheTPbX
Ocean's Huge Hidden Waves Explained http://t.co/aK6lp5LJnb
Pine Island Glacier sensitive to climatic variability http://t.co/CBRCJXW5HT
Fukushima Radiation Aids Study of Ocean Currents TerraMar Project http://t.co/QMYNnx5ulV
Satellite images reveal ocean acidification from space http://t.co/ScUlrZQsho
Slight surface movements measured by Sentinel1 radar http://t.co/eB7iFvkzU0
SMAP almost ready to map frozen soil http://t.co/6fVIL7S5xQ
Sri Lanka develops cheap device to forecast rainfall http://j.mp/1C32zoM
Urban climate getting more heat, less wind http://tinyurl.com/kmo6t3e
Pew Research Shows Exceptional Slowdown In Major Atlantic Ocean Currents http://t.co/pHahyE5y3S

Environment News

A 1,000 Megawatt Solar Project In China Marks 'Significant Shift' For Global Energy Market http://t.co/Mijbvvx3sz
As Obama opened the Atlantic to oil drilling, he closed a bit of the Arctic. How much difference does it make? http://t.co/TCrn8Ekewq
Balkan dam boom threatens Europe's last wild waterways http://t.co/ZzkurWlc1j
Can we feed our population and maintain the integrity of ecosystems? http://t.co/2ngtCgRcFi
Dutch design firm: American cities are not among most sustainable. http://t.co/33azBazFQV
German highway traffic exceeds EU air pollution threshold http://t.co/xn6Vla6tfi
Germany 10 Huge Solar Power Lessons http://t.co/TNGcapNaHo
ICSU, ISSC release “Review of Targets for the SDGs: Science Perspective“ (@ICSUnews) http://t.co/i25m5YFOlB
Mapping Photosynthesis from space http://t.co/1CMuHutcbM
Our Plastic Ocean http://t.co/7ObRa0lXKC
Phytobenthos in rivers in Europe: ecological status http://t.co/JWPDh5Xicy
Ground-level #ozone: past & projected #concentrations in Europe and other regions. http://t.co/RMy37ul5wW
Saving the Rainforest…with Big Data Analytics: http://t.co/ErNv1VcQ5n
Singapore has a plan to make sure it doesn't run out of water http://t.co/JXMiDzrewm
Sustainable Development Goals Could Be a Game-Changer for Water http://t.co/8vDNP6zWpS

Human & Economic Stories

4 Maps Crucial to Understanding Europe's Population Shift http://t.co/MWd5kg4jhk
A new study shows satellite imagery can help monitor health and safety of Amazon tribes. http://t.co/Yu7P2PnACt
Cameroon: Chronic food insecurity in northern parts of the country due to recurrent climatic shocks http://t.co/DiCkuyvQte
Can a global map help secure land rights for rural peoples? http://t.co/onWWwJyaHx
China cloning on 'industrial scale', another agrirevolution or something else? http://t.co/xrGwHSpMhE
China's urban sprawl raises key question: can it feed its people? http://t.co/KmdNC0ev0e
Creating a Vision for Sustainable Arctic Communities http://t.co/xMG9Q3HryJ
Des morts par milliers aux portes de l’Europe | Carnet cartographique http://t.co/fCQFSnigOs
EU's lack of action on migration crisis 'a confession of failure' http://tinyurl.com/l55yu6a
Europe's key demographic shifts, in maps http://t.co/CvwsW7DTrw
Five Architecture And Urban Planning Trends http://t.co/OqXvSq35ix
Hints of Colonial Pollution Hidden in Andean IceCap http://t.co/ygnuH027p6
How an ageing population will change the world http://t.co/fgD1t25MZC
How Mobile Phones Define Cities http://t.co/YdAwc8neBL
How the global population is ageing as well as growing http://t.co/BTiGDkjZIn
Iceland's vanishing glaciers threaten island nation's identity http://t.co/wmb5wH02UT
In many countries, strong growth in the working-age population has contributed to rapid economic growth http://t.co/8WMFbQD5Td
Income Inequality: “Who, What, Why: What is the Gini coefficient?” http://t.co/w1P434RNN5
Is Your Neighborhood Changing? It Might Be Youthification, Not Gentrification http://t.co/cwG2EOSgZ3
Overcoming China’s institutional barriers to sustainable urban transport http://t.co/ybmiaC02rx
Population growth is one of the main drivers of environmental & land-use change http://t.co/tVInLUviI3
City and Country Branding - How Cities Compete in the 21st Century http://t.co/KgmdoWI98a
Five of the smartest - @mashable claims these are top European smart cities. Do you agree? http://t.co/sbl5q9QeOV
Severe weather attributed to human impact http://t.co/sfIYvFTe9S
The ghost Tesco supermarket stores http://t.co/ebc1Y4F8KQ
The two Detroits: a city both collapsing and gentrifying at the same time http://t.co/sGVuLpSJMw
Town centres need to be saved: http://t.co/JoRoHytK0T
We have BRICS, now MINT. Geography does matter! http://t.co/kF1nDwmvaO
Where do most people live? http://t.co/DHszODxs9R

Other Geo-News

8 countries that have moved their capitals http://t.co/OuFWOT4Dpz
Assertions on crowdsourced geographic information & citizen science http://t.co/JyCl1Ksvou
Delivering pizza, making films ... now safety fears grow over drone use... http://t.co/X1mSafxN8o
Does student fieldwork make an impact? http://t.co/EGtiKWXG1U
Five recommendations for maximising the relevance of social science research for policy-making in the big data era http://t.co/12sT58lrot
Four thoughts on the future of GIS in 2015 and beyond https://t.co/LYF7SsrszQ Global connectivity Index http://www.huawei.com/minisite/gci/en/index.html
Group on Earth Observations: Supporting broad, open, data-sharing, globally. http://t.co/yMVyXpp44K
How to visualize knowledge domains & scientific production? http://t.co/TVjZfwGBIa
K-12 Schools Across the US Launch Powerful Projects Using ArcGIS Mapping Platform http://t.co/SH5AbQsaVF
Geography on the world stage with societal trends http://t.co/h6njKwGvz6
Earth science is not hard science http://t.co/W45dIrJMUI

Publications

Abrupt Impacts of Climate Change: Anticipating Surprises http://t.co/4kig9btf5x
Cartography publication | Hyperspectral remote sensing and analysis of intertidal zones http://t.co/ZkulaSGfeu
European Climate Adaptation Newsletter http://t.co/dHZT9VNinj
Nadia Amoroso post on geodesign concepts http://t.co/9p3nvBqdip
Some 2014 Participatory GIS publications freely available at http://www.iapad.org/bibliography.htm
Tourism Geography Today http://t.co/5fwg2SFEmG

Grants, Fellowships

Selected H2020 and Erasmus+ Calls

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

10 Global Transportation Maps - Planes, Trains and Automobiles. http://t.co/1ANJUqcAif
30+ Resources to Get Students Involved in Environmental Action: http://t.co/Yw40lzJwJ5
A collection of fieldwork related links to support geographers http://t.co/oaLVQLeDkB
Adventures in mapping. 12 TED talks of cartographic goodness: https://t.co/2Qalu0gwY9
DAMOCRACY The Movie (English) http://tinyurl.com/qb7vflf
Digital Cartography: Examples of storytelling with interactive maps http://t.co/Mzw4MS8Bw6
Earthquake simulations in southern California http://t.co/DJ0AY9Ptyk
Earthquakes, tectonics resources http://t.co/yq2Ed6glW8
Embed a presentation in your website with ArcGIS Online http://t.co/TA1wlRmtxT
Fear of Maps http://t.co/yETdkvN6U5
Largest Dam in The World: China 3 gorges http://t.co/gZ0EQNR1bt
Mission:Explore Water http://t.co/yEqUMmSRwK
Real life stories about the effects of poverty & climate change in Democratic Republic Congo http://t.co/dppg44daHN
Starbucks from bean to cup - story map http://tinyurl.com/mawf4n4
Teaching resources GCSE: Coastal Landscapes http://t.co/wKZoUsiSPT
Teaching the polar vortex http://t.co/aU8ysJ0ytc
The World in 2015: Global population and the changing shape of world demography http://t.co/JOpQSKJ8ck
UNESCO’s Atlas of the World’s Languages in Danger http://t.co/qFe1mouENH
USGS Pop Quiz on Natural Hazards http://t.co/mPNkWpSDmJ
Video: What is 'biodiversity', and why do we need it?: http://t.co/b3PYmtTXBK
What's new with ArcGIS Online http://t.co/3d1NnblIHq

   
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