is an online community that connects youth to find inspiration, access information, get involved, and take action in their local and global communities. It's the world's most popular online community for young people interested in making a difference, with hundreds of thousands of unique visitors each month.
How to balance looking cool and feeling cool with the need to combat climate are among the key tips in the new United Nations YouthXchange Training kit. This updated version of the guide also gets to grips with the mountains of waste emerging across the globe as a result of today's fast throw-away society from mobile phones to fashion. The Youth Exchange provides us with content that we are able to convey to other young people, empowering them
to make different choices in their daily lives and be actors of change",
says Gabriela Monteiro, one of UNEP's Youth Advisors.
The Youth Action Centre is part of Green Street’s National Youth Engagement
Program and has links to volunteering, environmental internships, careers,
conferences and even environmental teen travel trips.
This site details the trips that students can apply to participate in to the
ends of the earth . Students travel as if on an actual expedition, work with
experts and interact with or see stakeholders (whales and polar bears count)
at all levels.
Planet Slayer The world is being consumed by greed and waste. Fly your ship around the stratosphere and decide whether you will save or slay the planet.
My Foot Print
Calculate your ecological footprint and find ways to reduce it.
Site which encourages youth to stand up for the environment has links to games,
youth eco-heroes, Acting for Nature book which tells the stories of young people
around the world working for the environment.
The Green Team
Hear what they have to say - make your own video and send it to us - maybe we'll use yours instead!
An Inconvenient Truth Internet Resources
AN INCONVENIENT TRUTH argues that global warming is not just about science, nor is it just a political issue: it is a moral issue and we have a responsibility to do something about it.
Much in the same way that CI helps businesses and groups, such as Pearl Jam, offset their carbon dioxide (CO2) and other greenhouse gas emissions, we provide the carbon calculator below to help conservation-minded individuals reduce their own ecological footprints.