Climate and Security Advisory Group Releases Briefing Book for a New Administration

September 26, 2016

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The CSAG is a voluntary, non-partisan group of 43 U.S.-based military, national security, homeland security, intelligence and foreign policy experts from a broad range of institutions. The CSAG is chaired by the Center for Climate and Security in partnership with the George Washington University’s Elliott School of International Affairs. On September 14, 2016, the group […]

IGES President Published in Aquatic Conservation

September 26, 2016

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IGES President Nancy Colleton is the lead author on a new paper  in the latest issue of Aquatic Conservation. The paper explores two new games that will serve to educate students on the marine environment and inspire the next generation of stewards. The importance of this style of educational game cannot be underestimated. As noted […]

IGES Partners on #NatureForAll

September 22, 2016

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Connecting People to Nature a Key Outcome of the World Conservation Congress IUCN | Sep 21, 2016 Honolulu, Hawai’i, 10 September 2016 (IUCN) – Fantastic Beasts’ Alison Sudol and executives from National Geographic, Parks Canada, Google Earth Outreach and Vulcan Productions were just a few of many leaders that took part in the launch of […]

IGES Leads “Game Changing” Solution to Combat Zika

September 22, 2016

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USAID recently selected IGES as one of 21 “game changing” teams as part of the Combating Zika and Future Threats Award. The press release and one pager can be found here.   IGES and the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR) will collaborate on a crowd-sourced science and action initiative that leverages existing capacity and […]

My Work Here is Done!

September 22, 2016

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“My work here is done!” Those are the words of IGES President, Nancy Colleton, referring to the end of her tenure as acting Chair of the IUCN’s Commission on Education and Communication (CEC).   During the IUCN World Conservation Congress in Honolulu, Hawaii, August 31st—September 10th, Colleton oversaw numerous events and activities including the launch […]

IGES Supports Another Successful NASA Earth Science Week in 2015

November 16, 2015

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IGES has contributed to another successful Earth Science Week, held over the week of October 11-17. The theme, “Visualizing Earth Systems”, provided an exciting opportunity for NASA visualizers, scientists and educators to showcase their work and personal stories with the public. IGES was instrumental in developing evergreen educational resources, including a NASA ESW DVD and SVS Gallery that will allow […]

Former Military Leaders Urge Support for NASA, NSF Research

September 16, 2015

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Arlington, Virginia—Fifteen former military leaders urge Congress to protect funding for NASA Earth science and NSF Geoscience programs, linking essential research beyond societal and economic benefit to that of national security.   “The results from these agencies’ efforts are the foundation for subsequent DoD and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) programs that directly protect the […]

Earth Day 2015: Taking Learning to New Heights!

June 11, 2015

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Written by Samantha Williams When it comes to inspiration, wonder, and awe, NASA is in a league of its own. With over 13 million followers across Twitter and Instagram, the numbers speak for themselves – NASA’s popularity is out of this world! For the past 17 years I’ve been living in Australia, where I’m slightly […]

NASA Your Camp From Space!

June 5, 2015

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With summer camp season right around the corner, students from across the country are gearing up for another year of fun and excitement! For three lucky camps, IGES is elevating the learning experience with NASA Your Camp From Space posters! As campers explore their surroundings from below, they can also become planetary explorers as they investigate their […]

IGES Proud to Support GeoBuiz 2015 Leaders’ Summit

May 20, 2015

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The Institute of Global Environmental Strategies is proud to be a supporter of the inaugural Geospatial Media and Communications’ GeoBuiz 2015 Conference, a leaders’ summit scheduled on 10-11 August at Hotel Marriott Bethesda North and Conference Centre, Maryland. IGES president, Nancy Colleton, will be featured as a speaker. The conference will capture thoughts of leaders […]