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News From Europe

Electrification is a necessary step in decarbonising EU transport sector
EnergyEfficiency employs nearly 1 million in the EU

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Climate News

Web-based approach to exploring global climate change across space and time.
Transport and climate: We need to act now

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Hazards & Physical Stories

What caused such deadly tornadoes in the U.S.?
Disaster Relief The public can help guide disaster relief, homeland security
The largest recorded non-volcanic landslide in North America
Cryosat captures Greenland's shifting shape

Environment News

End-of-life tyres = 2.6m ton of waste a year EU #LIFE project recycle 95%
Latin American countries commit to expand forest landscape restoration
Almost 75% of Japan's biggest coral reef has died from bleaching, says report

Ocean Environment

Satellites are peering all the way to the bottom of the ocean.
3-D Ocean Map Tracks Ecosystems in Unprecedented Detail
Seafloor Features Are Revealed by the Gravity Field
Taming oceans of data with new visualization techniques

Human & Economic Stories

Agriculture Ministers Adopt Call for Action on Sustainable Water Use
China promises rights to citizens born in violation of one-child policy
Where are food supplies are most vulnerable to #climate change?
Beautiful urban architecture boosts health
Maps that show us who we are (not just where we are)
2016 winter hits French ski workers in wallet
Sustainable agriculture, better-managed water supplies, vital to tackling water-food nexus - UN
Volcanoes Sparked an Explosion in Human Intelligence

Other Geo-News

Smart Geographies conference, Sofia November 2018
5 GIS trends changing the world
Teachers--are you looking for a great art, science, social studies, or geography project?


Article on the 'changing nature of geography curriculum and assessment'
GI_Forum Journal published
Sarewitz on why the Pope's conservatism, disgusting to many climate scientists, may be what climate politics needs
ESRI GIS News in Education
An international look at citizen science Kobori et al. 2016

Grants, Fellowships

Selected H2020 and Erasmus+ Calls

Current Calls

Open Calls

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

Eyjafjallajokull eruption case study
Data Storytelling is more essential than ever in the Age of Big Data

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