IYF Blog - Posts in environmental protection


What Does Sustainability Mean to the World's Young People?

For young people around the world, the term 'sustainability' doesn't just apply to the environment.

Young People Tell Us How They Are Fighting Poverty & Driving Sustainability

On International Youth Day, the world's young people share their ideas and solutions for pressing global challenges.

To Solve Unemployment & Global Warming, Young People Hold the Key

Meet Alejandro Zapata, a young social entrepreneur from Colombia who nearly a decade ago founded a small enterprise in Medellin to design and implement innovative strategies for sustainable development. Since then, he has...

Carpooling to a Greener Future in Colombia

During a recent visit to IYF's headquarters in Baltimore, Maryland, 2009 YouthActionNet Fellow Alejandro Zapata Arango admitted that when he founded his company...