Earth Guardians and other #YouthVGov plaintiffs imagined as superheroes by Amplifer

Earth Guardians and other #YouthVGov plaintiffs imagined as superheroes by Amplifer

13 Climate Justice Leaders Imagined as Comic Superheroes

The Earth could use some climate-change-fighting superheroes right about now. And according to a new comic series by the nonprofit Amplifier, there are a few real-life ones in our midst.

Thirteen of them, actually.

On Earth Day, April 22, Amplifier released the comic art series #MyClimateHero, portraying leaders of the modern climate justice movement. Amplifier is a Seattle-based art design lab that facilitates art aimed at “amplifying the voices of social change,” Read the full story by Yes! Magazine

February 5 - We Would #RatherBeInCourt

February 5 - We Would #RatherBeInCourt

Due to the Trump administration’s drastic tactics before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals to silence the voices of youth and keep science out of the courtroom, the trial will not begin on February 5th, as originally ordered by the District Court.

We are awaiting a decision from the Ninth Circuit on the Trump administration’s drastic attempt to evade trial. But that isn't stopping us from making our voices heard

Protect Our Future: Protect Our Climate, Winter 2018

Protect Our Future: Protect Our Climate, Winter 2018

It's January and we’re gearing up for our seasonal Protect our Future (POF) campaign: Protect Our Climate. Protect Our Future is an opportunity for Earth Guardians worldwide to collaborate in unified action. By working together globally with a common vision to protect the planet, we have the power to create systemic profound change in our own local communities. Our Protect Our Climate Campaign is throwing Film Festivals around the globe! Read on for info on how to host your own Film Festival.

Earth Guardians Africa Making a Change

Since 2014, Earth Guardians has been working with young people and children in Africa to strengthen their capacity in environmental education, especially the causes and impacts of climate change. Africa is one of the continents on which the consequences of climate change are more visible.  

Through workshops on games, cultural and sports activities, and reforestation festivities, Earth Guardians has educated, trained and accompanied over ten thousand young people in Ghana, Burkina Faso, South Africa, Togo, Nigeria, and Rwanda in Uganda and Somalia.

More than 25,000 trees have been planted.

In order to contribute effectively to the preservation of the environment for the generations, Earth Guardians is expanding its workforce in Africa from day to day, from country to country, to reach more young people and support them as valiant leaders, aware of the current challenges of the world.

Earth Guardians actions in Africa support all ages. For African countries and very low-income populations (generally living on less than $ 1 a day), concerted actions are being carried out with local populations to find solutions to problems of precariousness in certain localities . With population growth in Africa, pressure on natural resources (water, forests, biomass) in addition to the climate crisis, creates a desperate situation in many countries where Earth Guardians is present.

Solutions, such as empowering women, are on the way to development in these different countries of the African continent.

Another priority of Earth Guardians in Africa is to connect young people to environmental education, science and technology so children and young people can learn new technologies used in assessing the state of the environment and climate change. We are committed to preparing children to better understand and respond to the effects of climate change.

Earth Guardians has a team of young scientists from Ghana's universities of agriculture and environment who are very committed to working with all those who wish to accompany us on this new initiative.

 

 

Updates from Mexico: After the Earthquake, in the wake of love

The following is a recent letter from Teo Martinez, the Regional Earth Guardian Crews Director in Mexico: 
 

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It is a really hard situation in México because it was one of the worse earthquakes in the history of our country. However, we are awake and there is a big movement on the rise here.  Post earthquake we are witnessing a multilevel awakening of the spirit, the mind, emotions, social welfare, and a cultural renewal in Mexico as well as for all of humanity. 

Thousands of people were displaced from their homes and are currently living on the streets, homeless.  In response, we are already revamping our cities and towns incorporating more sustainable solutions.  We have permacultural expertshelping us design and rebuild our houses in a ecologically sound ways.  

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