The Environment

Plastic waste: How you can make a difference

Learn how these OYW Ambassadors are using waste products for the benefit of society and the environment.

Walking Tohoku: A 614km Journey on the Michinoku Shiokaze Trail

Look back at the top 10 OYW videos of the year

As 2017 wraps up, scroll through some of our best video moments of the year.

 

Tackling climate change: 4 takeaways from COP23

OYW Ambassadors who were in Bonn last month share their top takeaways from the climate negotiations. 

A Bahamian view on Hurricane Irma: How you can help

Ashleigh Rolle of The Bahamas shares her outlook in the aftermath of the devastating storms. 

Devastating floods wreak havoc across the world

From Sierra Leone to India, from the U.S. to Bangladesh, One Young World Ambassadors have seen their homes and communities threatened by rising waters.

One Young World Barcelona Caucus: Best moments

Public-Planet Partnerships: Time to Ratify Our Free Trade Agreement with Nature

According to Tariq Al-Olaimy's Stanford Social Innovation Review's article, we are not collaborating with nature to address its greatest threats.

Record Snowmelt Flowing into the Owens Valley: An Emergency or an Answered Prayer?

Anna Hohag of the Bishop Paiute Tribe responds to Los Angeles Mayor’s recent Emergency Proclamation for the Owens Valley.

Selina Neirok Leem: ‘a small island girl with big dreams’

To celebrate International Women’s Day, the World Bank spoke to Ambassador Selina Leem for her take on the future of her country, Marshall Islands.