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  • Gulf Oil Spill: 5 Years Later

    On April 20th, 2010 the Deepwater Horizon Oil Rig had an explosion, killing 11 people and sending millions of gallons of oil gushing in to the Gulf of Mexico. In the days, weeks, and months that followed the images and stories were devestating. Now, five years later, the Gulf is returning to normal... or is it?  Use the resources on this page to examine issues related to the Gulf Oil Spill in your classroom.  Read Philippe Cousteau's op-ed for…

  • Nickelodeon’s “Get Dirty Challenge”

    Philippe Cousteau and EarthEcho International are proud to partner with Nickelodeon for the “Get Dirty Challenge.” Students ages 8-13 are challenged to create a short video showcasing how they “get dirty for a cause” to help the environment.  Get involved and submit your own video at nick.com/get-dirty. Our partners at Nickelodeon were eager to kick off the “Get Dirty Challenge” by recognizing the 5th grade students…

  • Ocean Acidification: Breaking It Down

    About    Panelists    Classroom Resources    Science Standards    Register    Thursday, April 30th, 1pm ET/10am PT Join EarthEcho International and the Khaled bin Sultan Living Oceans Foundation for an exciting Virtual Field Trip live from two locations: Jamaica and South Florida. We will talk with scientists who are examining how increases in carbon dioxide and decreases in ocean pH…

  • The 2015 EarthEcho World Water Monitoring Challenge Has Begun

    Last month, I had the opportunity to visit cities across the country as we officially launched the 2015 EarthEcho World Water Monitoring Challenge. Throughout the launch week we met with students from Los Angeles, Dallas, D.C., and New York, as they learned the importance of protecting their water resources. We visited the challenged Los Angeles and Anacostia Rivers and a restored area of the Trinity River, a drinking water source for many in the Dallas area. At each of…

  • Not So April Fool’s

    While this press release was an April Fool’s Day joke, the sentiment is not. Real, global change is possible if youth from across the globe take action and make changes, small and large, in their own communities. Visit our Educator Resources to download an Action Guide today and create positive change during Earth Month.     Youth Halt Effects of Climate Change Media Contact: Allie Toomey education@earthecho.org For Immediate Release Washington, DC…