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Students: Enter the Geothermal Design Challenge 2016

Geothermal energy is a renewable energy, used for thousands of years.  It is simply power derived from Earth’s internal heat, extracted from shallow ground to several miles below the surface. This heat can be used to generate electricity or heat and cool buildings directly. Geothermal energy is poised for huge growth. It is estimated that the amount of heat within six miles of the Earth’s surface...

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Elsevier Green and Sustainable Chemistry Challenge Chooses 61 Top Proposals

The Elsevier Green and Sustainable Chemistry Challenge is open to individuals or organizations operating in the not-for-profit and for-profit sectors from all countries. Projects can be in any field of Green or Sustainable Chemistry so long as they are applicable for use in developing countries.

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Competition Spotlight: Service Year and Higher Ed Challenge

Americans from all sectors are uniting behind a big idea -- that a "service year" becomes a common expectation and opportunity for 18-28 year olds as a path to completing college and finding employment. Programs like AmeriCorps and Peace Corps, as well as nonprofit organizations, provide several thousand service opportunities annually.

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BP Design Competition reveals 11 Finalists

Congratulations to everyone for their hard work and amazing designs! The professional jury reviewed, discussed, and deliberated over nearly 70 anonymous entries. They were so impressed with the creativity of the entries that they added an extra finalist.  The first, second, and third place winners will be announced at the Awards Ceremony on December 15th at The Chicago Cultural Center at 5:30 pm.

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New Contest Encourages 'Visualizing My Earth'

Alexandria, VA - The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) and the Center for Geoscience and Society are pleased to extend the celebration of Earth Science Week 2015 with the announcement of a new contest. The Visualizing My Earth Challenge invites full-time secondary and postsecondary students (ages 14 and older) to submit visual representations of natural phenomena from a geoscience perspective.

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CappSci announces winner of the Children's Prize

Republished from the CappSci newsletter:

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