Episode 202 - Team Marine

Original Airdate: 
Monday, September 20, 2010 - Sunday, September 26, 2010
Next Airdate: 
Monday, August 11, 2014 - Sunday, August 17, 2014

Today were talking teens! Teens doing great things to support the sustainability of the planet. First up Adam goes to Santa Monica. Santa Monica High School is just a few blocks from world famous Santa Monica Beach, a great reason for the students here to take a special interest in keeping it clean and free of trash. The school's multi-awarding Team Marine does that...and a lot more! Yes, they clean the beach, but they also regularly test water quality, lobby against single use plastic bags...and recently built a solar boat! Adam caches up with them on the beach to see what they're up to.

Then Jordan visits San Francisco's Garden for the Environment to learn about the Urban Youth Sprouts program. The teens in this program find out what growing food sustainably is all about. They grow vegetables, learn about food systems, discover the importance of zero waste and how to live a healthier lifestyle. So, how do hamburgers fit into this? Jordan finds out and gives them a big thumbs up!

Then lights, camera, ACTION! Brendan goes to the studio! It's the studio where the student-run TV show "The Green Screen" is taped. These teens run the cameras, edit their stories, do the graphics and man the control booth for a monthly half-show that raises awareness about environmental issues and offers ways to solve them. It's teens with a voice in their community!