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Water Planet Challenge 2010

  EarthEcho International has partnered with Discovery Education  to launch the Water Planet Challenge
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EarthEcho International, an environmental education nonprofit, has partnered with Discovery Education to launch the Water Planet Challenge. This web-based program provides interactive tools and resources for middle and high school-aged youth to design, create and implement service-learning projects that address environmental concerns in their communities, from water conservation to beachfront cleanups.

“We have a generation seeking resources and tools to take action and create a better future for the planet,” said Philippe Cousteau, Co-Founder and CEO, EarthEcho International. “EarthEcho International and its team of committed partners provide a solution to this challenge through the creation of the Water Planet Challenge, which literally puts the tools of change at the fingertips of youth across the country.”



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