August 24, 2019 | Krithika Layagala - Rhoshini Raghuraman
We attended the UN High-Level Political Forum with the support of the Global Co Lab Network who we represented at the United Nations and the Eco Teen Action Network.
August 2, 2019 | Matthew Capuano-Rizzo and Garreth Bartholomew
Food waste and security are some of the most pressing environmental and social issues in the world today. Yet too often these issues seem to be on an abstract, global scale. Two teens in Northern Virginia took on the challenge of food sustainability on a local scale with a global vision to make a difference in their community.
August 2, 2019 | Annabel Williams
Food waste is one of the main environmental and economic problems facing countries around the world. In China, entrepreneurs have found a new, productive way to dispose of food scraps: feeding it to cockroaches.
July 23, 2019 | Matthew Capuano-Rizzo
This blog represents the second of two installments about efforts to clean up the Anacostia River and encourage local policy action in favor of plastic reduction and a circular economy.
July 19, 2019 | Matthew Capuano-Rizzo
This blog represents the first of two installments about efforts to clean up the Anacostia River and encourage local policy action in favor of plastic reduction and a circular economy.
December 21, 2018 | Sydney Rico, Teen Coordinator
The Global Co Lab Network is working with the Smithsonian Conservation Commons to connect youth worldwide to fight against plastic pollution.
December 21, 2018 | Robert Rutkai
I realized I couldn’t do it alone, so I called all my friends and created Clean Creeks Football Club (CCFC). Our mission was to rid the Chesapeake Bay of litter through youth led competition and fun
December 21, 2018 | Linda Staheli
The Co Lab and Smithsonian Conservation Commons are organizing design salons to identify teen leaders to build a local teen network and help populate a series of salons on eco topics that will result in teen led virtual rooms called Dream Hubs aligned with Teens Dream!
December 21, 2018 | Brian Coyle
Building on the success of six intergenerational "salons" held during the Earth Optimism 2017 summit, the Conservation Commons is again partnering with the Global Co Lab Network to empower teens to lead conservation campaigns in schools and communities across the DC, MD, VA region, while also connecting with teens globally for greater impact.