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Community Toolkit

Welcome to the Thriving Earth Exchange’s (TEX) blog space. The purpose of the blog is to inspire thinking, open-participation and discussion on particular topics or themes. We encourage you to leave comments on any blog post by clicking through to each post and sharing your thoughts at the bottom.


Community Toolkit

This is a comprehensive collection of toolkits and webpages with content related to community science, partnership building and collaborative research. From learning how to build relationships within a community to developing strategies and plans for your research, this website is like an encyclopedia for all things community science. Community Toolkit

Vote for your favorite Agriculture Innovation project

Read over the entries that have been submitted here, and vote for your favorite solution (requires a Facebook account). Some examples include converting manure to a bio-adhesive that can be used in construction, mobile apps to track food expiration dates and prevent food waste, and freezing food that would otherwise spoil so it can be […]

Opportunity: Presidential Innovation Fellows (PIFs)

A great opportunity to work on innovative partnerships with the federal government. The Presidential Innovation Fellows program creates teams of fellows and civil servants to work on big issues. The three focus areas right now are: Making Digital the Default: Building a 21st Century Veterans Experience Data Innovation: Unleashing the Power of Data Resources to Improve Americans’ […]

Help NASA Hunt for Asteroids

Have you heard? You can join in the hunt for asteroids with NASA. And you might even win $35,000. Check out the opportunity here.