Richmond High School Air Quality

April 22, 2016

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On Friday, April 15th, EarthTeam staff took two Health Academy classrooms out to learn about how litter impacts their school and community at large as well as how to take action to reduce and prevent it.

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February 11, 2016

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Richmond High Interns have been busy this year with their marine debris reduction efforts at school and in their community. Their focus on educating their peers and community has resulted in interns hosting litter cleanups and spreading awareness through education booths at community events. In the second half of the internship, interns are taking their education work a step further by creating an outdoor classroom for their entire campus community to utilize and enjoy.

On Monday, February 8th, interns came together for a day of research and planning. After much research and...

January 27, 2016

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“Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, what are you doing for others?” – Martin Luther King, Jr. 

On Monday, January 18th, Richmond High Marine Debris Interns gathered at the Richmond Greenway to support at the MLK Day of Action.

Interns worked to educate community participants about watersheds alongside Liza Dadiomov from the Watershed Project using the Watershed Model.

Here is what interns had to say about the event:

“On MLK Day I helped out at the Greenway by educating kids. We had a model of a watershed...

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...