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2014-02-03 12:22:54

ARLINGTON, Va., Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Institute for Global Environmental Strategies is pleased to invite U.S. high school students to participate in the 2014 Thacher Environmental Research Contest. This annual contest allows students the opportunity to show off their science and technology skills by submitting research projects focused on the use of remote sensing data and analysis tools. In the past year, the nation has dealt with a number of environmental...

2014-01-29 12:22:52

ARLINGTON, Va., Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Shelby G. Tilford, former NASA Assistant Administrator for Mission to Planet Earth and founding board member of the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies, will receive the National Council for Science and the Environment (NCSE) Lifetime Achievement Award as part of the 14(th) National Conference and Global Forum on Science, Policy, and the Environment. Tilford will be honored along with four others who played a major...

Word of the Day
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.