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PHILIPPE COUSTEAU JR’S EARTHECHO INTERNATIONAL INTRODUCES THE THREE WINNING YOUTH TEAMS IN THE SECOND ANNUAL OURECHO CHALLENGE

June 14, 2021

EarthEcho International, the global nonprofit dedicated to building a youth movement to protect and restore our ocean planet, today announced the three middle school teams selected as the grand prize winners of the OurEcho Challenge. The winning teams were part of a STEM competition designed to engage young problem solvers in protecting the diversity of species and ecosystems that make life on earth possible. The competition is made possible through the support of Aramco Americas. Team Algae Biofiltration, Team Habitat Hotels, and Team Springtails were selected after presenting their projects virtually to a panel of judges and members of the public on June 11, 2021, during a Facebook Live event. A panel of judges—comprised of youth, environmental and corporate leaders, engineers, scientists, and educators—reviewed presentations from 10 finalist teams and selected the three grand prize winners based on their projects’ inspiration, scientific rigor, feasibility, and how well the team communicated.

2021 World Ocean Day Events

June 5, 2021

Activating youth is key to building a durable conservation movement that can move with the speed and audacity needed to transform the future. So, whether you are already an active part of the EarthEcho Youth Action Network, or are simply looking for ways to celebrate World Ocean Day, we put together some options for all to get involved!

Philippe Cousteau on the State of the Ocean - World Ocean Day 2021

June 1, 2021

The last 60-70 years have seen the greatest destruction of the world’s ocean and frankly, despite all the talk of sustainability, we don’t want to sustain the way the ocean is today, we need to restore it. And the good news is that we have tools to do just that, restore the ocean, and we know that they work…which is pretty exciting when you think about it.

Philippe Cousteau’s EarthEcho International Announces the Ten Finalist Student Teams Tackling Species Decline in the 2021 OurEcho Challenge

May 27, 2021

EarthEcho International, the global nonprofit dedicated to building a youth movement to protect and restore our ocean planet, today announced the ten middle school teams advancing to the finals of the OurEcho Challenge, a science competition designed to engage young problem solvers in understanding, valuing, and protecting the diversity of species essential to life. These finalist teams prepare and share final presentations to a panel of judges and the public virtually on June 11, 2021, at 12:00 PM (ET) during EarthEcho’s Facebook Live event. The top three teams will be awarded grants ranging from $1,000 to $5,000 to turn their projects into reality.

EarthEcho International Celebrates “America the Beautiful” Report and Work Toward 30x30 Goal

May 6, 2021

EarthEcho International celebrates the Biden Administration's "America the Beautiful" report and continued momentum toward a national 30x30 goal!

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