Environmental

Climate friendly news stack

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When I sat down with the BBC News site today I was struck by the number of articles that are related to attempts to create green energy or cut greenhouse gas emissions. I will start off with the one that I found most striking, Hatoyama’s pledge to cut Japan’s emissions by 25% (1990 to 2020). […]

general

Associations/Groups – GISCI

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Since I finished my GISP application and FINALLY sent it in I thought it was probably time to highlight the GIS Certification Institute. From their web site the GISCI “provides the geographic information systems (GIS) community with a complete certification program. GISCI offers participants from the first early years on the job until retirement a […]

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Associations/Groups – Remote Sensing & Photogrammetry Society

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The RSPSoc – Remote Sensing & Photogrammetry Society is a UK-based academic association that looks at the application to education, science, research, industry, commerce and the public service of RS and aerial imagery. The RSPSoc maintains a significant number of activities and publications. The upcoming RSPSoc 2009 conference will be taking place in Leicester on […]

Education

The Green Effect – A Chance to Win $20,000 for Your Green Project

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Just got my latest MyWonderfulWorld e-newsletter, and National Geographic and SunChips are announcing a new initiative called the Green Effect, which will award $20,000 each to 5 individuals or groups to implement their community green project. The contest opens on April 22nd and runs until June 8th. You’ll be able submit your green idea to […]