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  • EarthEcho YLC Gives Back with 3T4E

    A note from Ruby Rorty of the EarthEcho Youth Leadership Council: The holidays are upon us —we’re sure that your homes are filling with family and friends and that you’re getting ready for the hustle and bustle of the season. The EarthEcho Youth Leadership Council, has been thinking a lot about gratitude and celebration recently, a time of concern for many of us who are passionate about environmental protection. A few highlights have come up…

  • #MonumentsForAll

    Dear President Obama, and Senators Blumenthal, Markey, Murphy, Reed, Warren, and Whitehouse:  We, the undersigned members of the EarthEcho Youth Leadership Council, express a great deal of appreciation to you for working with your constituents and standing to protect our oceans. Representing the next generation of environmental stewards, we are grateful that you have supported ocean conservation and the President’s authority under the…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Play-In For Climate Action

    From July 12th through the 14th, I went to Washington, D.C., sponsored by the Moms Clean Air Force, an organization that fights for clean air for their children. Moms Clean Air Force aims to encourage politicians in Congress to advocate for the Clean Air Act and stand side by side with us and the EPA. They unite for their children and fight against pollution through political activism, education, and constant involvement. Three other ladies and one guy from my…