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  • EarthEcho’s Youth Leadership Council Comes to DC for Our Ocean Conference

    For Immediate Release September 14, 2016 Philippe Cousteau’s EarthEcho International Brings Young Environmental Champions to the U.S. Department of State’s Our Ocean Conference (Washington, D.C.)  EarthEcho International, a leading nonprofit organization dedicated to inspiring youth to act now for a sustainable future, is sending members of its Youth Leadership Council to participate in the U.S. State Department’s Our Ocean conference during a…

  • Back to School with YLC

    This piece is part of a series of "Back-to-School" blogs penned by our Youth Leadership Council members. Each blog highlights a different way to bring a conservation-focused mindset to campus...and beyond. Becky Shelton, YLC Member There is a reason I dream of saving the ocean’s fish with a team of teenagers. During my junior year of high school, I was accepted into the Seattle Aquarium’s teen volunteer program, where I committed over 500…

  • A Healthy Ocean Takes Root in Trees

    As we approach September, I have been thinking about the promise and excitement that a new school year brings. Not surprisingly,  the word “echo” keeps coming to mind. Creating an “echo” is one of the core tenets on which EarthEcho International was based--the idea that the actions we take reverberate through our global community. Over the course of the next nine months of the school year, all of us have the potential to create a powerful…

  • Back to School With YLC

    This piece is part of a series of "Back-to-School" blogs penned by our Youth Leadership Council members. Each blog highlights a different way to bring a conservation-focused mindset to campus. Elizabeth Sherr, YLC Member  Summer has reached its peak -- say goodbye to your weekday barbeques, trips to the beach, and of course, worry-free netflix binges. The bittersweet time has come to leave family and home, but to also say hello to new classes and friends. Maybe…

  • Virtual Field Trips with Schmidt Ocean Institute

    This school year we are partnering with the Schmidt Ocean Institute for a series of three Virtual Field Trips designed to take middle and high school students behind the scenes on the Research Vessel Falkor.    Exploring Careers at Sea October 19, 2016, 2pm Eastern   Join EarthEcho International and Schmidt Ocean Institute aboard the Research Vessel (R/V) Falkor as we explore the many different types of jobs that keep a ship like the Falkor…