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Kevin Albin Advocates for Climate Action and Conservation Through Adventure Storytelling

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   Kevin Albin’s advocacy work today looks a bit different from what it did pre-pandemic, but, no less effective.  As much an educator as an advocate, Kevin uses story-telling using voices from the historic statues of London to bring to life lessons on planet stewardship.  His book, Stonechild, shows us all how to integrate youth into the advocacy-to-action world; …

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Woody Juste is Motivating Youth in Haiti to Work on Climate and Ocean Health

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 To listen to the audio version of this interview, click the arrow Woody Juste is an agronomist and a leading advocate in Haiti focusing on climate change. Woody has represented Haiti at the Caribbean Youth Parliament on Climate Justice and has expanded that experience into consultancy and projects that educate youth and create solution-based action. Woody shares the projects …

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Eriona Hysolli Works to Reconnect Us to Nature’s Thriving Heartbeat by Studying the Wooly Mammoth

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Eriona Hysolli is the Head of Biological Sciences at US-based Colossal Biosciences. Currently, studying the wooly mammoth as a project to support “de-extinction”of related and other species, she collaboratively works to gain insight on how to utilize science and technology to help elephants increase their opportunity for survival. Considered a key creature in the overall balance of nature on planet …

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Sonita Mbah Explains Ecovillages and Permaculture to Climate Advocates

In Africa, Africa Innovators and Influencers, Agriculture, Climate, environment, Planet, Publisher Channel by Mary Kurek

Note from Publisher:  We quickly found out that our time with Sonita Mbah would be less like an interview and more like a classroom session.  We learned and relearned what we thought we knew about ecovillages and how permaculture fits into the picture.  Sonita Mbah is the Exec. Secretary of Global Ecovillage Network Africa.  Sonita is from Cameroon, but, she …

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Joshua Konkankoh Builds Ecovillages and Promotes the Benefit of Permaculture

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Joshua Konkankoh weaves a fascinating story of his growing up years in the beautiful forests of Cameroon.  Those same forests thread throughout his life journey into ecovillage development and permaculture. His words paint a vivid picture of these villages where the connection between natural resources and human beings has a distinctive flow.  His work, advocacy, activism, and love for Africa …

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Don Kent Has Gamified Sustainable Practices for Governments to Make Healthy Land Decisions

In Climate, environment, Planet, Publisher Channel by Mary Kurek

Don Kent is the Principal at Healthy Lands, his vehicle for helping decision-makers to create and sustain healthier ecosystems. The company promotes well-being and prosperity for all through resilient and sustainable lands and waters. Don’s approach to “greening” comes from a global background that has allowed him to develop competencies in scientific research, strategy, planning, policy, management, communication, and leadership.  …

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Jeff Schlegelmilch: Public Health Preparedness and the Environment

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Jeff Schlegelmilch is the Deputy Director for the National Center for Disaster Preparedness. His areas of expertise include public health preparedness, community resilience, and the integration of private and public sector capabilities. Some topics of past work include developing inter-organizational processes for operational epidemiological modeling, evacuation and sheltering planning for people with medical dependencies, and adapting business intelligence systems for …

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Game Changer: H.H. Princess Maja von Hohenzollern (Spain)

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H.H. Princess Maja von Hohenzollern is a designer for furniture, home-decoration, pets-children-and lifestyle products. She is successfully presented with her collections in about 80 countries on the international market. She was honored with the ASIA DESIGN AWARD GOLD; in Shanghai/China as the best designer. She has a high international reputation in media. Currently, Princess Maja has presented her “Royal Bath” …

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Game Changer: Vannary Kong (United States)

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Vannary Kong is pursuing a Master’s Degree at Harvard University in International Relations. She currently works for Granicus, a cloud-based digital solutions firm that focuses on enhancing the citizen-to-government relationship. She currently serves as a United Nations Youth Ambassador for Manta Sailing Centre in Mui Ne, Vietnam advocating for the rights of many Asian Indigenous groups through cultural preservation and …

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Game Changer: John Shegerian (United States)

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John Shegerian is a serial social entrepreneur who focuses on solving global problems through game-changing innovation to build successful, socially responsible impact companies.  As co-founder and Executive Chairman of ERI, he has played a significant role in paving the way for the electronic recycling and ITAD industries as a whole. Building ERI from the ground up, Shegerian has helped lead …