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EarthEcho International

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EarthEcho International is a global nonprofit founded on the belief that youth have the power to change our planet. It was established by explorer and advocate Philippe Cousteau, Jr, in honor of his father, Philippe Cousteau Sr., and grandfather, legendary explorer Jacques-Yves Cousteau. EarthEcho leverages adventure, storytelling, and STEM education to empower and inspire young people worldwide to act now for a sustainable future with a focus on ocean health, water quality, and biodiversity.  EarthEcho reaches more than 2 million people in 146 countries, providing original content, immersive experiences, and trusted resources free of charge for youth and the educators and community leaders who work with them. 

We concentrate our work in three areas that leverage the organizations rich legacy and unique strengths: 

  • Facilitating the preservation and protection of the environment; 

  • Amplifying youth leadership development; and

  • Training teachers and educating students

These priorities inform our signature programs that equip individuals and groups to identify local needs, develop plans, and take action related to ocean health, water quality, and biodiversity. 


Programs by EarthEcho International

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Innovations in the Water Industry: Expert Panel Discussion

Meet experts in the water industry, learn about their career, and the future of water sustainability.Speakers:Phil Bresnahan - SmartfinAlexandra Wells - Xylem Pure TechnologiesLindsey Laughner - OCEARCHDominique Lueckenhoff - Hugo Neu...


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Make a Splash! Youth-Led Projects: World Water Week Student Forum

Don't miss this peer-to-peer planning event where student groups can work together to build community project plans! Join us for a collaborative discussion of youth-led water projects from across the U.S. Host: Philippe Cousteau- Founder and CEO...


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Rainforests of the Sea: The Importance of Coral Reef Ecosystems

Join Scientist in Every Florida School and EarthEcho International for a conversation with Coral Restoration Foundation™, the world's largest marine-conservation non-profit organization dedicated to restoring coral reefs to a healthy state, both...


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Understanding the Impacts of Water Scarcity

Humanity is facing a water crisis due to unequal distribution, resulting in drought or floods in some geographic locations. Water scarcity is the lack of freshwater resources to meet the standard water demand. Humanity is facing a water crisis...


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Water Quality 101 with Philippe Cousteau

Dive into World Water Week and learn more about the importance of our freshwater resources and habitats. By the end of this session you will understand the components of the EarthEcho Water Challenge test kit and how to participate in the Water...


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What’s Next? Take Action with Project Planning: World Water Week Student Forum

Become a citizen scientist and learn how to utilize your observations and data to protect your waterway. Define youth voice and how to implement an action project.Speaker: Chloe Wetzler, Water Challenge Ambassadors March 22 - 26, 2021 EarthEcho...


More About This Provider

Type of Organization

Education: Other Educational Organization


Virtual Learning Experiences
2101 L Street NW
Washington D.C. 20037
United States

Primary Disciplines

The programs of EarthEcho International cover:

Community Building
Problem Based Learning
Service Learning
Industrial Technology
Community Interests
Career Education
Professional Development/Continuing Education
Character Education
Technology/Information Science
Professional Learning Community
Problem Solving
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Awards, Quotes, Testimonials

“I have some fabulous data about the impact of the STEMExplore videos and reflection on my middle school students. My students overwhelmingly loved the videos. Many of them are now considering a STEM career highlighted in the videos.”  Susan Tate, Middle School teacher

“Being a part of the EarthEcho Water Challenge has not only highlighted the importance of taking care of our fresh water resources, but has provided our student leaders the opportunity to teach others, be connected directly to the forefront of water quality issues, and a platform to share our results with the planet. EarthEcho and its vast resources, network and their willingness to collaborate with our organization has been a significant component of our growth and success in delivering conservation leadership education.”  Casey Sokolovic, Founder, Love A Sea Turtle

“Just as water is the most vital resource we have in our bodies, it is the most vital resource we have in our communities: ubiquitous in countless forms. Monitoring water and preserving water quality is key to maintaining the health of a society.” Gloria Li, EarthEcho Youth Leadership Council member

“Living Lands & Waters is proud to partner with EarthEcho International by engaging its students in the Water Challenge! By using LaMotte water quality testing kits, students from around the Mississippi River Basin collect and analyze data on LL&W’s floating classroom. LL&W is excited for this partnership to bring more real world examples of water preservation into the classroom!” Meghan Elgan, Education Coordinator, Living Lands & Waters

“We all learned the value of what it meant to have clean water and what we can do collectively to keep our waterways clean. As we taught the students, they taught us." Xylem Watermark Volunteer, Cheri Hinton on her experience leading students through the EarthEcho Water Challenge