The George region has been in the grip of the worst drought in 30 years. In spite of that, the local resource was still being polluted. The learners from the 14 schools are working on the River Health project...
The Africa Regional Office, in collaboration with The University of Alaska Fairbanks, Brooklyn College, Seasons and Biomes, CloudSat and the Malagasy Ministry of National Education had a training workshop in Antananarivo, Madagascar in March. Teachers from 20 regions of Madagascar participated...
GLOBE's Climate Research Campaign will empower students, teachers and communities around the world to realize their individual and collective potential to impact one of the most challenging issues of our time. Planning for the worldwide GLOBE Student Research Campaign on Climate will occur over a 2-year period, beginning in January 2009. The Campaign will be launched with a major media event in 2011 and will culminate with a high-profile international student research conference in 2013. For more information click here
Kilimanjaro research to be presented at the European Geosciences Union Meetings
2-7 May 2010, Vienna.
Mt. Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest mountain is 5,895 meters above sea level and is located 330 km south of the equator in Tanzania. In 1976 glaciers covered most of Mt. Kilimanjaro’s summit; however in 2000, an estimated eighty percent of the ice cap has disappeared since the last thorough survey done in 1912.
Starting September 23rd to October 1st, take your students on the adventure of a lifetime. Join the Xpedition of GLOBE Students, Alumni & Scientists and attempt to summit Mt. Kilimanjaro, the tallest mountain in all of Africa without leaving your classroom.
Explore the Roof of Africa without leaving your classroom. This September, Follow in the footsteps of a Team of GLOBE Students, Educators & Scientists as they attempt to summit Mt. Kilimanjaro, the tallest mountain in all of Africa.
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On Saturday June 5th 2010, on the campus of Abomey Calavi University (Cotonou, Benin Republic) the GLOBE Alumni of this country in association with another young NGO created by other GLOBE Alumni called Jeunesse et Developpement, celebrated the World Environment Day, (WED) 2010 from 13:00 to 18:00 GMT.
12th A World United through Art Children's Art Exhibit
September 2008 - hosted by Yuvabadana Foundation
Some GLOBE students participated at the 12th "A World United through Art Children’s Art Exhibit" hosted by Yuvabadhana Foundation of Thailand last year in September. The theme of this exhibition was COLORS FROM MANY LANDS and 110 schools in 33 countries contributed.
It was important for us in participating at this exhibition because the original key elements to "A World united through Art" are children, art, and global friendship. Also it is really true that Art is without borders. A Certificate of Merit was awarded to Rakotomalala Floret Cordier, one of our GLOBE students, for his participation in the 12th A World United through Art Children’s Art Exhibit.
[7.4.09] Introducing social studies teachers to the GLOBE Program
GLOBE Namibia has conducted one day workshop with Social Studies teachers was to introduce Social Studies teachers to the GLOBE Program and protocols. The event was hosted by the National Institute for Educational Development of under the Ministry of Education...
[13.3.09] Indwe Secondary School - KwaNonqaba, Mossel Bay
The GLOBE learners from Indwe Secondary School were pleasantly surprised when they were awarded 13 new bicycles on 13 March 2009. The bicycles were presented by Mr. Kurt Hendricks from the Cape Town Department of Transport and Public Works. The new bike owners were also provided with complete safety kits and were given instruction on safe riding... read more
3rd Annual GLOBE Africa Regional Meeting
[20.2.09] Hosted by Ethiopia on the 20th of February 2009
The 3rd Annual Meeting of the GLOBE Africa Consortium took place on 20–21 February 2009 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Mr. Fuad Ibrahim, the Education State Minister, delivered the opening address on behalf of Ethiopia’s National Minister of Education, H.E. Dr. Adhanom. H.E. Dr. Abera Deressa, State Minister of MoARD and chairman of the climate change forum, delivered the Keynote address for the meeting followed by Mr. Michael McClellan, Public Affairs Counselor of the U.S. Embassy. The Annual Meeting was attended by representatives of 11 African countries... read more
[23.2.09] Hosted by Ethiopia on the 23rd of February 2009
Following the Annual Meeting, a Teacher Training Workshop was held at nearby Addis Ababa University. The workshop, held from 23–27 February, was attended by 32 teachers from 16 local schools, science faculty from the university and academic staff from the Horn of Africa Project... read more
[10.2.09] GLOBE students of Government Bilingual Practising High School (GBPHS) and Lycée General Leclerc (LGL) Yaoundé
Some 20 students of GBPHS and LGL, gathered at the GLOBE Program Regional Training Centre, Yaoundé on 10th February, 2009 to reflect on the theme: "The contribution of the Cameroonian Youth to Climate Change Campaign". This open day was...