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These Groundbreakers are adults who are hard at work creating a healthier planet for the next generation.
Michael Bechtel is a full-time professor and activist who created an Ioponic — Iowa educational aquaponics — system that is self-sustaining and repurposes community waste.
Dr. Shikha Bhattacharyya is a dedicated environmental activist and social entrepreneur who has made significant contributions to reducing waste and promoting sustainability in her community.
For nearly a decade, John Wood has been a pillar of the Chesapeake Bay Foundation's (CBF) oyster restoration program, and the Chesapeake Bay community.
These Planet Protectors are youth volunteers who spend their time selflessly making a positive impact on the planet.
Cash started working on river conservation for the Tennessee River when he was 7, after learning it was one of the most polluted with microplastics in the world.
Adrianna is an environmental enthusiast whose life is deeply committed to sustainability and recycling.
Keala is an enthusiastic and determined young climate justice activist.
The Jim Kennedy Conservation Award finalists are nonprofit organizations that use their collective forces to make our planet better.
The Henry's Fork Foundation’s purpose is to conserve, protect and restore the unique fisheries and wildlife of the Henry's Fork River and its watershed.
Lifecycle Building Center is focused on construction material reuse in Atlanta and nationwide.
For 41 years, the Texas Trees Foundation has been working toward well-maintained hiking, biking and nature trails, parks, shady tree-lined streets, and other outdoor amenities in Texas.