Category Archives: Success Stories

Project Ideas Word Cloud

  Our recent Green Cafe event included an informal survey/brainstorm session to gather your ideas for everyday solutions and manageable lifestyle changes. We reviewed your submissions and created this word tree. The bigger the word the more it was used in the solutions. Some interesting food for thought! Stay tuned for upcoming events and collaborative ways

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July Green Cafe

  Our first green Green Cafe of 2018 was full of great conversations, new connections, and some bright ideas for future youth campaigns! Thank you to everyone who attended, and to Forth for hosting us. Stay tuned for details on our August edition!                         

Innovative Ideas from Students

To honor World Students Day (October 15th), Earth Day Network India launched the ebook, “Pathways to Green India, Innovative Ideas for Students.” Featuring 22 case studies from across the country, this ambitious learning tool aims to inspire youth of all ages and backgrounds to take a leadership role in solving pressing environmental challenges while at

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In Peru, this young activist is sparking a movement for climate justice

Majandra Rodriguez Acha was 19 when her country erupted in protests over Amazonian oil. The year was 2009, and Peru’s president had just opened the jungle to oil development, ensuring the displacement of thousands of indigenous people. Enraged by the violent clashes she saw on television, Acha attended a protest on her own. The police

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Teen activism moves Minneapolis suburb to pass climate initiative

Officials in a Minneapolis suburb adopted an aggressive greenhouse-gas-reduction policy last month that was brought forth by a group of local high schoolers who are part of a national climate change movement. Drafted by iMatter, a national youth-led group, the resolution aims for net-zero emissions by 2040 in St. Louis Park, a suburb immediately west of Minneapolis

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Winners of “Young Reporters for the Environment” contest named

The Young Reporters for the Environment (YRE) International Jury meeting to select excellent articles, videos and photos on environmental issues took place in May in Copenhagen, Denmark. This annual competition is organized by the Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE), one of UNESCO’s key partners to implement the Global Action Programme (GAP) on Education for Sustainable

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