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Youth vs. Apocalypse: An Allied Approach to Climate Justice Leadership

Isha Clarke of Youth vs. Apocalypse discusses how their group is redesigning the climate justice movement to centralize justice and provide a platform for youth of color and indigenous youth.

Environmental Education
Interview with Ten Strands’ Karen Cowe and Will Parish

Ten Strands has been instrumental in establishing and implementing breakthrough policies that have trained over 20,000 teachers and implemented environmental literacy curriculum in 40% of the schools in California to date.

Restoring Ecosystems
The Amazon is Burning: How, Why & What Can We Do?

News of fires in the Amazon Basin has spread through social media & news sites, sparking outrage, debate, resignation, denials and more. Emily Jacobi explains what’s really happening, what’s at stake, and what we can do to help.

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Native American Youth and Google Earth Outreach Break the Silicone Wall

The Bioneers Indigeneity Program and Google co-sponsored an all-day "Digital Natives" workshop attended by Bay Area Native youth and chaperones kicking off the second year of the Digital Natives initiative.

Nature, Culture and Spirit
Monica Gagliano: Plant Intelligence and the Importance of Imagination In Science

Monica Gagliano shares her cutting-edge research, showing how contemporary science has finally begun lifting the veil of western assumptions by beginning to attune its ears to vegetal “voices.”

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