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Jessica Leung is a program manager for Early Talent Diversity Programs at World Wildlife Fund (WWF). The global conservation nonprofit is dedicated to delivering science-based solutions to preserve the diversity and abundance of life on Earth, halt the degradation of the environment and combat the climate crisis. In this blog, Jessica shares how WWF’s new internship program helps elevate underrepresented students into conservation careers.

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The Legacy of Apartheid and Water Access in South African Schools 

The Legacy of Apartheid and Water Access in South African Schools By Chyna Brodie, Green 2.0 Winter Fellow With an upbringing shaped by her parents’ love of travel, finding an opportunity to experience that same worldliness for herself was always a priority for Chyna. While pursuing environmental advocacy, climate justice, and student government in college,…
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Meeting Communities Where They Are – The Importance of Community-Based Solutions

Caylee Chan is a junior at The George Washington University double majoring in Public Health and Environmental & Sustainability Science with a minor in Geographic Information Systems. She also works as a GW Sustainability Research Fellow to increase composting access and education on campus. To mark the end of her fellowship she discusses her efforts to make composting more widespread on campus while highlighting the need for community-based solutions.
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Advancing Racial Justice from Within

Liz Gilchrist sits as the Greenpeace Fund Board Chair and has served across Greenpeace USA's various boards for the past 17 years. In this blog piece, she reflects on her career and how Greenpeace has worked internally to advance diversity and racial justice, most recently marked by the appointment of Ebony Twilley as sole Executive Director of the organization.
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Rethinking Schoolyards with Tribal Communities

Diane Regas is the president and CEO of Trust for Public Land (TPL), a national nonprofit that works to connect everyone to the benefits and joys of the outdoors. As a leader in equitable access to the outdoors, TPL works with communities to create parks and protect public land where they are needed most. In this blog, Diane discusses the recent opening of the Chiloquin Elementary schoolyard and how a new pilot program is leading the way for more community schoolyards around the country.
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The Critical Importance of Inclusive Environmental Sustainability Initiatives for a Participatory and Fair Blue Economy in Puerto Rico

In this blog, Angel and Edwin discuss how Puerto Rico’s recent bankruptcy, hurricanes, earthquakes, and socioeconomic consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic have provided a unique opportunity to comprehensively incorporate these issues into the formulation of a new economic model that prioritizes sustainable economic growth, climate change, natural disaster risks, and public health issues: the blue economy.
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