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Support the Earthbridges Webcastathon

January 27th, 2009 by Graham Attwell

Earthbridges aims to initiate, enable, and aggregate global community conversations where participants share, collaborate and take action on the issues that will (bring us closer to) make environmental sustainability a reality.
After a successful 24 Hour Webcastathon on Earth Day 2008, the Earthbridges community will be back for a second 24 hour live webcastahon on Wednesday, April 22nd, 2009. They are looking for interested experts in the field, K20 students/teachers, or anyone with an interest in the environment to help out with this 24 hour live broadcast on the Internet. They also need help lining up guests, creating promotional materials and awareness raising PSAs, and of course moderating hour long blocks of time.
Pontydysgu, through Sounds of the Bazaar, will be supporting the Earthcast. We aren’t quite sure yet how we will be participating but watch this slot for details. Meanwhile if there is anyone in Wales interested in taking part please get in touch. You can find out more about the event on the Earthbridges wiki.

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2 Responses to “Support the Earthbridges Webcastathon”

  1. All in all a great event nobody should miss! But after mentioning all the white spots I recognized there is also a need for listeners on the program. Students for sure will work hard on tasks relating to the planets issues. There will be a variety of direct activity possibilities into the program – aiming to give the students back the loan of their hard work – Never forgetting, what is the biggest present? The feeling of being recognized and throughout valued.

  2. So nice of the Pontydysgu community to be supportive of the Earthbridges community’s Earthcast09 project, Graham! Much appreciated. Your support in getting the word out regarding our project along, is a bonus, and if we could somehow get the Sounds of the Bazaar to participate and contribute to the event in some way, then that would be the icing on the cake!

    A few other ways for people to get in touch with us if they are thinking about participating

    -send us an email at earthbridges [at] gmail [dot] com
    -search twitter with the term, earthcast09

    If you are interested in listening to Earthcast09 live on April 22nd, 2009, then point your browser to http://earthbridges.net … we’ll be following the 24 hour day according to the time in Greenwich, England (GMT time).

    Remember, technical expertise is not needed to participate in this project (although if you have that we will make very good use of your skills 😉 The only thing that is needed is an interest in environmental issues and an interest in working with a great community of folks spread around the globe!

    Cheers!
    Matt Montagne
    Earthbridges/Earthcast 09 Team Member

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