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  • Cassandra Lin: Turning Grease Into Fuel

    At the 2014 National Service-Learning Conference, EarthEcho co-founder and president Philippe Cousteau had the unique privilege to share the stage with Cassandra Lin. Philippe and EarthEcho first met Cassandra in 2012 while collaborating with Cathryn Berger Kaye on our book Make a Splash! A Kid’s Guide to Protecting Our Oceans, Lakes, Rivers, & Wetlands. We featured the story of Project Turning Grease Into Fuel (TGIF), an organization founded by Cassandra and…

  • EarthEcho Learning and Education Advisory Panel

    EarthEcho International is seeking educators to be a part of our Learning and Education Advisory Panel (EE LEAP), a collaborative educator network tasked with the review and creation of high quality educational materials that align with scope and complexity of the Next Generation Science Standards. EE LEAP will: utilize, review, and improve existing EarthEcho resources through collaborative online workgroups comprised of high performing educators from across the…

  • Project Spotlight: Lancaster County Conservation District

    As you saw in the videos from EarthEcho Expeditions: Into the Dead Zone, the students at the Conservation School in Lancaster County are doing some critical work for the community in partnership with the Lancaster County Conservation District (LCCD). Supported by Sallie Gregory, LCCD’s Education Coordinator, these high school students have been working their way down Middle Creek, restoring and stabilizing new areas of the stream bank each summer. This year another…

  • A Message from Philippe Cousteau Jr.

    As the 2013-2014 school year is coming to a close, I am surprised at how quickly this inaugural year of our EarthEcho Expeditions program has passed. With that in mind, I wanted to share just a few of the exciting environmental action projects that classrooms across the country have created and shared with the EarthEcho team. In Pennsylvania, students continue to work with the local conservation district to build riparian buffers and restore local streams. Students in…

  • Brooklyn Wright: Earth Saver Girl

    In second grade, Brooklyn Wright knew that the way people were treating our planet needed to change. While learning about conservation issues in school, Brooklyn began to notice the litter problem in her local community. She wanted to convince other people to start caring and take notice, especially kids her own age. While Brooklyn knew she had the power to create change, she wanted to create something that would inspire kids everywhere. It was then that “Earth…