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  • NEA Foundation grants

    $2,000 Educator Grants Application Deadline: June 1, 2014 Teachers are invited to apply for EarthEcho Expedition Student Achievement grants of up to $2,000 to support projects that mitigate the impacts of dead zones in local communities, as inspired by EarthEcho Expeditions: Into the Dead Zone. Interested public school educators must be registered at www.EarthEcho.org/Expeditions to be eligible to apply. All applications must be submitted through the NEA Foundation…

  • Erin Schrode: Teens Turning Green

    At 22 years old, Erin Schrode has spent nearly half of her life advocating for the health of her peers and our planet. Erin jokes that she was “green” even before she was born. In Erin’s family it has always been accepted that the vast majority of chemicals in our cleaning products, beauty products, and foods are unnecessary so they are kept out of the home. Once Erin began exploring makeup in middle school she discovered that scientists had linked many…

  • EarthEcho at National Service Learning Conference

    April 9th - April 11th, Washington, D.C. Wednesday, April 9th  Philippe Cousteau Jr., Keynote Speaker, 5pm EarthEcho International in Exhibit Hall, Booth 705 6:30 - 8pm. Thursday, April 10th EarthEcho International in Exhibit Hall, Booth 705, 8 - 9am & 12:30 - 5:30pm Workshop: Adventure Learning with EarthEcho Expeditions 4-5:30pm, Wilson B…

  • Virtual Field Trip: Florida International University

    April 30th, 1pm EDT   Join EarthEcho International as we go on a behind the scenes lab tour with the School of the Environment at Florida International University. In an area normally off limits to visitors, survey a collection of marine mammal skulls and get an inside look at the research FIU is doing to protect our environment. Bring your questions and leave with an increased understanding of ecology and ideas for improving your local watershed. Please use the…

  • Charles Orgbon: Greening Forward

    In sixth grade, an environmentally conscious Charles Orgbon had a simple vision, to have an opportunity to share ideas with like-minded young people. Today his vision to connect young people has grown in to Greening Forward, a nonprofit organization which currently partners with over 50 different environmental action groups. Charles is the founder and director of Greening Forward, an organization that was conceived by youth, constructed by youth, and continues to be run…