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Earth Optimism is changing the conversation to spotlight the bright ideas, successful solutions, and passionate people working to protect our planet.

5 Years of Earth Optimism

The inaugural Earth Optimism Summit was held 5 years ago this April. Revisit the conversations and inspiration from our past summits as we look forward to this milestone.

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A wall of optimistic messages from an Earth Optimism Summit.

Meet us on the National Mall for the Earth Optimism x Folklife Festival

This summer, explore solutions that address some of our planet’s most significant challenges through new ways of living, learning, and working toward a shared sustainable future.

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What is Earth Optimism?

Together, we can shift the focus from doom and gloom to hope and possibility by:

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Enhancing human attitudes towards nature and conservation
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Showing the value local community involvement with conservation
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Highlighting how we can protect and maintain sustainable landscapes and seascapes
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Shining a spotlight on the successful conservation of imperiled species
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Empowering the next generation of science communicators, leaders, and researchers

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