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Rio+20 “Dear Mr. UN Secretary-General…” essay competition

Rio+20 “Dear Mr. UN Secretary-General…” essay competition

As part of the lead-up to the Rio+20 Earth Summit in Brazil in June 2012, the Living Rainforest is organizing an international essay competition for primary...

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Rio+20 "Dear Mr. UN Secretary-General…" essay competition

Rio+20 "Dear Mr. UN Secretary-General…" essay competition

As part of the lead-up to the Rio+20 Earth Summit in Brazil in June 2012, the Living Rainforest is organizing an international essay competition for primary...

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Participate in the SunShadows experiment!

Participate in the SunShadows experiment!

Dear Teachers and Students: Would you like to take part in a fun experiment, linked to schools in Belgium, Italy and the UK and to two teachers who are now...

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APECS is looking for a new director

APECS is looking for a new director

The Association of Polar Early Career Scientists (APECS) is seeking a new director to lead the organization to new heights. In its 5+ years, APECS has...

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What did you do when you were 14?

What did you do when you were 14?

What did you do when you were 14? By Ahana Chaudhuri, Mid Day Infomedia Ltd. January 22, 2012 Malaika Vaz is not your average BBM-addicted, Robert...

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Radio Canada International features SOI Antarctic 2011 alumnus

Radio Canada International features SOI Antarctic 2011 alumnus

Radio Canada International (RCI) recently featured Students on Ice Antarctic Youth Expedition 2011 alumnus Mark Mroz in a story they aired last week. Listen...

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Little penguins inspire teen activist

Little penguins inspire teen activist

Little penguins inspire teen activist By David Kumagai, The Globe and Mail January 16, 2012 Alisha Fredriksson aims to educate students about the environmental...

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UN Secretary-General Calls on Youth to Address Global Challenges

UN Secretary-General Calls on Youth to Address Global Challenges

UN Secretary-General Calls on Youth to Address Global Challenges Speaking at a youth event preceding the fourth annual forum of the UN Alliance of...

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100th anniversary of Amundsen’s winning race to South Pole

100th anniversary of Amundsen’s winning race to South Pole

Amundsen's winning race to South Pole remembered in 100th anniversary service December 14, 2011 By The Associated Press OSLO, Norway — Polar adventurers,...

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100th anniversary of Amundsen's winning race to South Pole

100th anniversary of Amundsen's winning race to South Pole

Amundsen's winning race to South Pole remembered in 100th anniversary service December 14, 2011 By The Associated Press OSLO, Norway — Polar adventurers,...

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