Environmental News

Youth from Garissa County gets honored as Tree Ambassador

Oct 1st, 2013 | By
Youth from Garissa County gets honored as Tree Ambassador

Meet Abdikadir Aden, also known as Mr.Environment from Garissa. The 25 year old youth is a great inspiration, especially to youth in this country and
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World Environment Day Celebrations in Garissa by Abdikadir Aden

Jun 30th, 2013 | By
World Environment Day Celebrations in Garissa by Abdikadir Aden

Wednesday 5th June, 2013 was my biggest day as a young environmentalist as I joined in the global events for World Environment Day, 2013. Garissa
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Teenagers Launch International Campaign to Save Antarctica by Leah Davidson

May 29th, 2013 | By
Teenagers Launch International Campaign to Save Antarctica by Leah Davidson

In December 2011, then 17-year-old Leah Davidson from Sherbrooke, Quebec received a Leacross Foundation scholarship to participate in an educational expedition with the award-winning nonprofit
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Heavy Floods Displace Many in Garissa and Tana River Districts, Kenya by Abdikadir Aden

May 2nd, 2013 | By
Heavy Floods Displace Many in Garissa and Tana River Districts, Kenya by Abdikadir Aden

All over the news, from radios to the internet to mobile updates, climate change and its anticipated impacts are all you hear. Though much of the
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Earth Day – April 22, 2013

Apr 16th, 2013 | By
Earth Day – April 22, 2013

Please visit: http://www.earthday.org/2013/about.html  to learn how you can contribute to Earth Day 2013!   Earth Day flyer made by Volunteer Youth Blogger Brianna Moore. 



Canadian Tar Sands by Abbie Barnes

Mar 26th, 2013 | By
Canadian Tar Sands by Abbie Barnes

Oil plays a key role in supporting modern-day life. As examples, it is used in plastics, as a fuel, for heating, and as a fertilizer;
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Celebrate EARTH HOUR! Saturday, March 23 8:30 PM

Mar 21st, 2013 | By
Celebrate EARTH HOUR! Saturday, March 23 8:30 PM

    Beijing, China Young People Hold Green Leaves That Symbolize Their Environmental Change. (c) Diandian.com/Zhang Jiawei/WWF-China   Find out how YOU can participate here:  http://www.earthhour.org/page/about/about-earth-hour
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White House Recognizes Donate Don’t Dump

Mar 21st, 2013 | By
White House Recognizes Donate Don’t Dump

                      Congratulations to 2012 Eco-Hero Gabrielle Posard, whose organization Donate Don’t Dump has teamed with the White
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Drinking Water Out of the Air by Alberta Yoo

Mar 19th, 2013 | By
Drinking Water Out of the Air by Alberta Yoo

I came upon an interesting video on YouTube. The capital city of Peru, Lima, has only two inches of rainfall a year which makes people
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Lilstock Beach Clean-Up (February 24, 2013) by Abbie Barnes

Mar 13th, 2013 | By
Lilstock Beach Clean-Up (February 24, 2013) by Abbie Barnes

I had originally arranged a small family beach clean-up as a film shoot for my entry into the 2013 EcoTales film competition, but as my
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Young Kenyan Environmentalist Honoured

Mar 5th, 2013 | By
Young Kenyan Environmentalist Honoured

From upper left:   1. Abdikadir receiving the African Young Achiever Award from one of the organizers.   2. Abdikadir (centre) with Kenyan Wildlife Service Staff Madam Mary (left) and Madam
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The Windy Battle

Sep 14th, 2011 | By
The Windy Battle

Recently, I have been studying the windmills that make alternative energy.  I am learning that even though this is an amazing invention that helps reduce
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Call for 2011 Eco-Hero Applications

Jan 20th, 2011 | By

We are now accepting applications for our 2011 International Young Eco-Hero Awards contest!
Application deadline: February 28, 2011



2010 Eco-Heroes selected!

May 4th, 2010 | By
2010 Eco-Heroes selected!

Our judges panel met and selected the 2010 Eco-Hero Award winners!



News updates coming soon!

Apr 19th, 2010 | By
News updates coming soon!

Our youth bloggers will post some of the latest eco news here once they start in late June!