February 8, 2016

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On Wednesday, February 2nd, Oakland High interns gathered together to host their own Campus Cleanup. Weeks prior to the event they prepared; dividing into working groups to organize their event. At the end of the day, they collected over 8pounds of litter on campus in their litter hotspot areas! Here are some of the highlights from that day straight from the interns’ perspectives:

“During campus cleanup I was in charge of collecting data of the litter that was collected. I categorized the trash to have detailed data. This required good teamwork and communication...

January 27, 2016

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San Lorenzo High School interns are gearing up to tackle Marine Debris on their campus!

Come earn community service hours, learn about marine debris and what you can do to prevent it, and enjoy a fun day with friends at this EarthTeam Intern Hosted Event!

RSVP HERE: Tinyurl.com/SLZcleanup2016

Hope to see you there!

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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 11, 2016

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December 12, Saturday.

The EarthTeam interns from Alameda High organized and held a beach cleanup event across from McDonalds on Southshore. Cigarette butts, bottles, bubble wraps, plastic pieces. These were only a part of a long list of things from an just hour of cleaning the beach. But looking back, the event took weeks of planning and brainstorming. It wasn’t just a one-day experience.

Planning

A few weeks back, we learned about backwards planning, in which we identify our goal first, then the procedure to achieve it, then the materials needed in...

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