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Gorilla Alexa 🦍

Team7_Gorillas

"I want to help the world be a better place for us and the world.💚"

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 685 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    53
    miles
    traveled by bus
  • up to
    53
    miles
    not traveled by car
  • up to
    1,244
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    5
    donations
    made
  • up to
    66
    conversations
    with people
  • up to
    25
    minutes
    spent learning
  • up to
    3
    people
    helped
  • up to
    22
    public officials or leaders
    contacted

Gorilla Alexa's Actions

Health and Education

Learn about the Need for Family Planning

Health and Education

I will spend at least 4 minutes learning more about the need for family planning globally.

Completed
One-Time Action

Health and Education

Help Students Overcome Health Barriers

Health and Education

I will donate 2 Femme Kit(s) to help people who menstruate overcome health and sanitation barriers to being able to attend school.

Completed
One-Time Action

Health and Education

Fund Family Planning

Health and Education

I will donate to supply a community with reproductive health supplies.

Completed
One-Time Action

Coastal, Ocean, and Engineered Sinks

Advocate for Wetland Protection

Coastal Wetland Protection

I will write 4 letter(s) or email(s) per day to a public official or representative to advocate for policies that protect wetlands.

COMPLETED 6
DAILY ACTIONS

Transportation

Learn about Carbon Offsets

I will visit Tradewater’s website to learn more about carbon offsets, and why they are a necessary solution in combating a climate crisis.

Completed
One-Time Action

Transportation

Improve a Bus Stop

Public Transit

I will improve a bus stop in my neighborhood by posting the stop schedule, adding seating or shelter, adding art or flowers, picking up litter, or implementing some other small improvement.

Completed
One-Time Action

Land Sinks

Forest-Friendly Foods 2

Tropical Forest Restoration

I will replace or remove the palm oil, coffee, and cocoa products in my current diet that are known to contribute to deforestation.

COMPLETED 10
DAILY ACTIONS

Electricity

Spread the Word about Energy Alternatives

All Electricity Solutions

I will research and tell 5 people each day about the benefits of alternative energy sources like wind turbines, solar energy, geothermal energy, and methane digesters.

COMPLETED 10
DAILY ACTIONS

Electricity

Choose Renewable Energy or Purchase Renewable Energy Credits

Onshore Wind Turbines, Utility-Scale Solar Photovoltaics

I will sign up for my utility company's clean/renewable energy option. If my utility does not offer one, I will purchase Renewable Energy Credits to match my usage.

Completed
One-Time Action

Electricity

Encourage my company and/or organization to measure and manage their carbon footprint

Organizations have a responsibility to make sustainable business decisions. To understand how to improve sustainable practices, it’s important to start with understanding the current impact. I will share the Tradewater Business Carbon Calculator with my organization.

Completed
One-Time Action

Industry

Offset for climate justice

Greenhouse gases found in old refrigerants are up to 10,900 times more potent than carbon dioxide. I will help eliminate these gases through the purchase of offset credits to ensure we all have a planet we can thrive on.

Completed
One-Time Action

Industry

Invite a friend to calculate the carbon footprint of their household

Individual actions are important, but people and organizations working together can make a real impact. I will share a carbon calculator with a friend and invite them to calculate the carbon footprint of their household.

Completed
One-Time Action

Transportation

Use Public Transit

Public Transit

I will use public transit 2 mile(s) per day and avoid sending up to 0.0 lbs of CO2 into Earth's atmosphere.

COMPLETED 10
DAILY ACTIONS

Electricity

Calculate the carbon footprint of my household

I will calculate the carbon emissions associated with my household and consider how different lifestyle choices could reduce our carbon footprint and our impact on the environment.

Completed
One-Time Action

Action Track: Building Resilience

Support Microgeneration in Low Income Countries

Small Hydropower, Micro Wind Turbines, Microgrids

I will make a donation to a nonprofit that installs microgeneration in low income countries.

Completed
One-Time Action

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  • Reflection Question
    Health and Education Learn about the Need for Family Planning
    What did you learn about the need for family planning? How do the needs of different people in different places compare to each other?

    Gorilla Alexa 🦍's avatar
    Gorilla Alexa 🦍 2/22/2021 11:36 AM
    Family planning should be expanded, it gives family more time to spend with each other.
  • Reflection Question
    Health and Education Help Students Overcome Health Barriers
    In what other ways could you help girls overcome health barriers to being able to attend school?

    Gorilla Alexa 🦍's avatar
    Gorilla Alexa 🦍 2/03/2021 8:44 AM
    Right now me and my friends are working on a campaign to spread awarness for cancer
  • Reflection Question
    Health and Education Fund Family Planning
    When family planning focuses on healthcare provision and meeting the expressed needs of women, it results in empowerment, equality, and well-being, and the benefits to the planet are side effects. Why is family planning an important civil rights consideration?

    Gorilla Alexa 🦍's avatar
    Gorilla Alexa 🦍 2/03/2021 8:42 AM
    Family planning is an important civil right consideration because some people don't have that right and it's important.
  • Reflection Question
    Coastal, Ocean, and Engineered Sinks Advocate for Wetland Protection
    Why is it important to protect wetlands?

    Gorilla Alexa 🦍's avatar
    Gorilla Alexa 🦍 1/31/2021 1:49 PM
    It is important to protect wetlands because 75% of our Earth is consisted of water.
  • Reflection Question
    Transportation Learn about Carbon Offsets
    What are some attributes of an offset that you should consider before purchasing them?

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    Gorilla Alexa 🦍 1/31/2021 1:45 PM
     Organizations working to lower their emissions footprint have a variety of mitigation options at their disposal, including activities to reduce their direct emissions, activities to reduce indirect emissions like energy efficiency measures and switching to green power, and paying for external reductions. 
  • Reflection Question
    Transportation Improve a Bus Stop
    How can you advocate for transportation systems which minimize environmental impact while also meeting human needs?

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    Gorilla Alexa 🦍 1/31/2021 1:44 PM
    We can spread the word about it by putting posters and making commercials.
  • Reflection Question
    Land Sinks Forest-Friendly Foods 2
    How difficult or easy was it to change your diet?

    Gorilla Alexa 🦍's avatar
    Gorilla Alexa 🦍 1/29/2021 8:58 AM
    It was quite difficult but I did it in the end.
  • Reflection Question
    Electricity Encourage my company and/or organization to measure and manage their carbon footprint
    What else can you do to hold your organization accountable to implement sustainable practices?

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    Gorilla Alexa 🦍 1/28/2021 2:55 PM
    Recycle. Recycling is one the best things you can do to promote sustainability. 
  • Reflection Question
    Electricity Spread the Word about Energy Alternatives
    What inspiration and wisdom can you gather from your family, faith, or community traditions that would help you in both communicating about and addressing our most pressing energy issues?

    Gorilla Alexa 🦍's avatar
    Gorilla Alexa 🦍 1/28/2021 2:54 PM
    Make sure you are telling the authorities or someone with power so they can help you. Also you should try eating at least 1 vegan meal every week.
  • Reflection Question
    Electricity Choose Renewable Energy or Purchase Renewable Energy Credits
    Your utility company is able to tell you your average energy usage. Ask them how your energy usage compares to others in your ZIP code, region, and/or state. What other steps can you take each day to reduce your electricity usage?

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    Gorilla Alexa 🦍 1/28/2021 2:52 PM
    Paint your house white so you don't have to use much air conditioning. You can also let your windows open if its windy and get some fresh air.