Episode 711: Making A Difference

Original Airdate: 
Monday, November 23, 2015 - Sunday, November 29, 2015
Next Airdate: 
Monday, June 6, 2016 - Sunday, June 12, 2016

Jordan hits the beach in Santa Cruz on a Sunday morning, but she's not there for sun and fun. She's meeting up with teens from the Clean Oceans Club at Sobrato High School to see how they gather Data on beach trash. It's a new scientific protocol developed by the non-profit The Clean Oceans Project. They're working together catalogue, chronicle and raise awareness about plastic trash in our oceans.

Then Eco Company meets up with teens grabbing shovels, putting on gloves and digging in! They are from the 4H Million Trees Project and Woodside High School in Northern California. On this Sunday they're planting 26 new redwood trees in Huddart State Park. It's all part of a goal of planting a million trees worldwide! Jordan grabs a shovel to help out and to learn more.

Lastly Miles meets up with three sisters who have not let their age stop them from making a difference in the world. From forming the Earth Savers Club For Kids...to raising money for what will be the first LEED certified orphanage in the world being built in earthquake-ravaged Haiti...they are using their entrepreneurial spirit and musical talents to help people in need.