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Feb 03, 2014, 12:18 ET

Students Invited to Explore Protected Areas for 2014 Thacher Environmental Research Contest

The Institute for Global Environmental Strategies is pleased to invite U.S. high school students to participate in the 2014 Thacher Environmental...

Jan 29, 2014, 10:40 ET

Shelby Tilford to Receive NCSE Lifetime Achievement Award

Shelby G. Tilford, former NASA Assistant Administrator for Mission to Planet Earth and founding board member of the Institute for Global...

Dec 18, 2013, 11:00 ET

Students Connect Language, Science, and Art for Winning Animal Creations

A moonlit scene of schools of fish, a band of gorillas striking a tune, and a trio of cheetahs on the hunt are some of the remarkable images...

Jun 07, 2013, 11:45 ET

Students capture environmental change in national photo contest

Hundreds of entries to a national environmental photo contest reveal not only signs of change across the United States, but also a growing...

Jun 03, 2013, 11:39 ET

Students' Science Research Projects Contribute to Policy Considerations

High school students from across the United States explored real policy challenges in a national environmental research contest. Validating the...

Dec 05, 2012, 10:45 ET

Students Discover Biodiversity in National Children's Science-Art Contest

Hundreds of students in grades 2-4 created biodiversity-themed art as part of a national contest, presenting everything from whales, turtles, deer,...

Jun 19, 2012, 10:00 ET

Devastating Texas Wildfires Inspire Young Photographer

 Smoke from wildfires hung over Huntsville, Texas during the summer of 2011. Sean James, an eight-grader, watched with his family as the...

Jun 05, 2012, 13:07 ET

Floodplain Model From Virginia Student Wins 2012 Thacher Environmental Research Contest

 Heavy rains and severe flooding inundated Northern Virginia last September, damaging homes, sweeping cars away, and leading authorities to...

May 17, 2012, 09:41 ET

UCAR Joins Alliance for Earth Observations

 The University Corporation of Atmospheric Research is the newest organization to join the Alliance for Earth Observations.  With the...