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  • Applications Open for Australian Fellows for Expedition: PlasticSeas

    Northrop Grumman Foundation and EarthEcho International Invite Australian Teachers (grades 6-8) to Examine Impacts of Plastic Pollution Along Australia’s Southern Coast FALLS CHURCH, Va. –April 12, 2018 – The Northrop Grumman Foundation and EarthEcho International invite Australia-based teachers (grades 6-8) to join Philippe Cousteau Jr. on an exploration of the effects of development and pollution on coastal areas near Melbourne, Australia. Like all…

  • Thoughts on a better planet from EarthEcho YLC member Ruby Rorty

    Our EarthEcho Youth Leadership Council application is again live and open for new members to apply! It’s so exciting to welcome young people into this collaborative group. I remember discovering the YLC and feeling welcomed into a community of young people that were like-minded and as invested in conservation work as I was. As the youngest member of the inaugural council, I found role models in college-aged YLC members, who generously shared advice and ideas. As…

  • EarthEcho International Adds to the Youth Leadership Council

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 3, 2017   Philippe Cousteau’s EarthEcho International Adds to its Youth Leadership Council (Washington, D.C.) EarthEcho International, a leading nonprofit organization dedicated to inspiring youth to act now for a sustainable future, today announced the addition of five members to its Youth Leadership Council, including its first international member.  These five young environmental leaders from across the country plus…

  • #Choose2Cruise on Go Skateboarding Day

    Win prizes by having fun and making a global impact on June 21st! EarthEcho’s Youth Leadership Council (YLC) is inspired each day by the creative ways that young people across campuses and communities make a difference in the health of our planet. Often the simplest actions are the most powerful and the most fun! June 21, 2017 marks the 14th anniversary of Go Skateboarding Day (GSD), a holiday set aside within the skateboarding community to celebrate their…

  • Walk for Wild Florida

    I looked across the expanse of the St Mark’s River, and realized I was stuck. A ferry boat was waiting to take me across the river so I could continue backpacking the Florida trail on the other bank. But that would mean that after hiking, rambling and hopping my way through 280 miles of the Florida backwoods, after starting all the way back at my house in Gainesville, Florida, I would have not done my journey under my own power. If I took a ferry across, the…