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  • #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…

  • President Obama Designates Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument

    Philippe Cousteau’s EarthEcho International Celebrates a Major Advance in Protecting Our Ocean for Future Generations EarthEcho International’s youth leaders and staff commend President Obama and the many individuals who worked to establish the nation’s first fully protected marine reserve in the Atlantic Ocean through today’s historic designation of the Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument. “This is the type of bold…

  • 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…