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January 21, 2016

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“Numbers have an important story to tell. They rely on you to give them a voice.”

– Stephen Few

Interns at Richmond high have done an amazing job collecting data throughout the internship while interpreting that data to identify litter hotspots at their school. But data collection and analysis is only part of the internship. Interns are taking their findings to the next level by implementing real solutions to reduce marine debris!

Interns are focusing on Education campaigns to outreach to their communities to address this problem. Their...

January 4, 2016

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The numbers are in and... plastic is the king with 77% of all litter.  

During the first semester students made a huge difference in their schools and communities. EarthTeam student interns took to the streets, their campuses, beaches, creeks and community events to collect data on litter and remove it from the watershed. At the end of the first semester just under 9,000 pieces of litter were removed as a direct effort of students. Students are now in the analysis and planning phase to address the fall litter findings. Stay tuned...

January 4, 2016
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The breakdown of data for the 8723 pieces of litter collected this Fall.

The numbers are in, and during the first semester students made a huge difference in their schools and communities. EarthTeam student interns took to the streets, their campuses, beaches, creeks and community events to collect data on litter and remove it from the watershed. At the end of the first semester just under 9,000 pieces...

December 15, 2015

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This week EarthTeam interns got a surprise visit from Dr. Joe McBride, former UC Berkeley Forest Ecology Professor and EarthTeam Board Member. Dr. Mcbride has been working behind the scenes with EarthTeam staff to bring the Urban Forestry program to life. This week though Joe took to the field, taking students on a walking tree tour of their campus and surrounding neighborhoods to learn how to identify local tree species. Below are students’ reflections on their time with Dr. McBride.

“On December 14th, 2015 in our Urban Forestry meeting a...

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