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  • Combatting “Wicked Problems” at Biosphere 2

    Written by Youth Leadership Council member, Gloria Li.  “Wicked problem.” That’s what creative strategist John Kao called climate change in his guest lecture during the first full day of the One Young World Environment Summit. This three-day conference brought millennial leaders from, all over the world, to Arizona to tackle the wicked problem that is climate change— an issue with such a widespread, constantly shifting, and hugely complex…

  • #OurEcho Project Reporting Form

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  • EarthEcho Taps a New Generation of Environmental Champions

    For Immediate Release February 29, 2016   Philippe Cousteau’s EarthEcho International Taps a New Generation of Environmental Champions for Inaugural Youth Leadership Council   (Washington, D.C.) EarthEcho International, a leading nonprofit organization dedicated to equipping youth with resources to act now for a sustainable future, today announced the formation of its Youth Leadership Council.  Comprised of 15 young environmental leaders from…

  • Project Spotlight: Coventry Middle School

    Mr. Trogdon’s 6th Grade Coventry Middle School students are partnering with the Coventry Township Community in a Stream Restoration Project through an Ohio EPA Surface Water Improvement Grant. The goal of this project is to “daylight” an existing underground pipe and restore the original natural stream. Daylighting is the redirection of water flow from a culvert, pipe, or drainage system into an above‐ground channel. Bringing this stream back to…

  • Ashley Battle-Chan: Satellite Youth Ocean Conservation Summit

    Ashley Battle-Chan’s introduction to conservation came in 6th grade, when her middle school principal nominated her for a summer camp program at the National Aquarium in Baltimore. While she had always excelled in her science classes, Ashley fell in love with marine animals and conservation that summer. Ashley recalls becoming involved in the wide variety of programming that the National Aquarium offered and building the skills to interact with all…