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  • EarthEcho International Congratulates the Recipients of the NEA Foundation Student Achievement Grant

    The NEA Foundation has announced educators and students in five schools from across the country as the recipients of $2,000 Student Achievement Grants offered in conjunction with EarthEcho’s Water Planet Challenge program (www.waterplantchallenge.org).  The grant recipient projects range from an adopt-a-stream program to turtle conservation. Recipients will have access to Water Planet Challenge’s rich online resources, including: step-by-step action…

  • Tweet-up: Advancing Environmental Conservation in the Latino Community

    EarthEcho President Philippe Cousteau, Jr. will moderate a live panel and tweetup this Monday, November 19 from 7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. eastern. The event is hosted by the Toyota USA Foundation and The NYC Chapter of Latinos in Social Media (LATISM). Follow the conversation on Twitter using the hashtags #ToyotaLatino and #LATISM, and the handles @LATISM and @LATISM_NYC. Panelists include Elizabeth Ward, Director of Global Content and Editorial Strategy for The…

  • LA ‘Meatless Mondays’: Los Angeles City Council Endorses Healthier Eating Habits

    From the City Council that declared war on trans-fats and fast-food restaurants comes the latest way to make residents feel, well, guilty about what they eat. The Los Angeles council, in a 14-0 vote on Friday, adopted a resolution urging residents to adopt a personal pledge to have a "meatless Monday." While it does not have the force of law and police will not be checking what you brought to work for lunch, city officials said they hope it will start a trend, make…