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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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Attend the Youth Leadership Forum in October

Learning for a Sustainable Future & the RBC Foundation invite grade 9-12 students to participate in: Our Canada Project Youth Leadership Forum Empowering Students to Change the World! The Our Canada Project is a call to action, engaging youth in envisioning a more sustainable Canada and the actions they are taking to achieve their vision. ‣

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CoCoRaHS: A Citizen Science Project We Can All Help With

Are you enthusiastic about watching and reporting weather? Do you want to learn more about how weather impacts our lives and the environment? Then CoCoRaHS Canada is for YOU! Community Collaborative Rain, Hail & Snow Network (CoCoRaHs) is a non-profit, community-based network of volunteers who take daily measurements of rain, hail and snow in their backyards.

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