2.1 billion people do not have reliable access to clean drinking #water, according to the World Water Development Report released by the UN. Here are 5 organizations working to change that. #WASH #sustainability #WorldWaterDay
There is global consensus that advocating for girls and women is not only the right thing to do, but the smart thing to do. Learn what countries in the Middle East are doing to advance gender equality.
Age is nothing but a number when it comes to identifying solutions to the problems we see every day. At 8 years old, one young man in India decided he would dedicate his career to improve clean water access to communities around the world, and more. #OYW2018 #GreentheGene
Recycled Island Foundation is taking on waste pollution in our waters and transforming city landscapes like never before. Read more about their innovative way of recycling and repurposing plastic to beautify Rotterdam and cities outside of the Netherlands.
We are facing a climate emergency, but many individuals and parties, such as 350.org, Sunrise Movement, and Our Children's Trust, are taking action. On Thursday, climate and environmental activists and advocates convened at the New York Society for Ethical Culture to discuss tactics being used today to fight for climate justice. Read more about this event in my blog post.
Happy New Year to all and thanks for your patience while I took a break from sharing these amazing stories during #ShoutOutSundays. I am back with another inspirational individual from Cameroon who took plastic waste and turned it into something that their community could use; read on to find out more.
Plastic pollution is something we see every day in our backyards (literally), on the streets, or in our bodies of water. This young man from Uganda recognized that plastic could be used for good and provide housing for the poor - I was privileged to hear him speak at #OYW2018 and wanted to share his story with you, too. #BeatPlasticPollution #UnplasticThePlanet