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March 26 - April 23, 2021

NYU Applied Global Public Health Initiative - Team Narwhal

New York University Applied Global Public Health Initiative

Points Total

  • 35 Today
  • 465 This Week
  • 1,396 Total

Team Impact

  • up to
    1
    documentaries
    watched
  • up to
    675
    minutes
    spent exercising
  • up to
    133
    minutes
    spent learning
  • up to
    15
    meatless or vegan meals
    consumed
  • up to
    6
    plastic containers
    not sent to the landfill

Team Feed

Recent updates from this team
  • April 15 at 7:55 PM
    I've been trying to limit my single use items and hope to move as close to zero waste as possible. I started using cloth grocery bags as soon as I got my own place, and last year I got reusable silicone resealable bags to use for food storage. I've cut down on plastic bottle usage by buying shampoo/conditioner bars as well as dissolvable...
  • April 15 at 11:50 AM
    Today, I looked into sustainable businesses owned by women in New York City. It was really exciting to see that there are so many that I will be able to support asap. In my neighborhood, Guevera's cafe is vegan and sells all kinds of plant based alternatives in their market. I already love that place, but was excited to find out it was owned by...
  • April 13 at 9:56 AM
    When I was working as an environmental policy analyst, we learned about Anaerobic Digestion (AD) and the global network that went into creating a system efficient enough for the county of Los Angeles. It really put into perspective what it will take for us, as a society, to reach a place that all the waste we produce...
  • April 9 at 12:05 PM
    While working on the Years of Living Dangerously "Oceans" episode, I began to question my intake of seafood. The more I learned about how destructive commercial fishing is to the health of the oceans, I pretty much stopped eating seafood altogether for about 3 years. Since then, I have added back in some kinds of seafood as an...
  • April 9 at 9:10 AM
    Being more environmentally conscious in a sustainable manner requires a lifestyle change, which has been my "Achilles heel". We all have our moments of weakness (online shopping, takeout, laziness to take public transit vs. Ubers/Taxis), and the accessibility/temptations in NYC makes these changes even harder, but small choices every...
  • April 9 at 7:32 AM
    Raising livestock can be very expensive. Not only does it require space to keep livestock, it requires land to grow produce to feed livestock or pastures for them to graze. As countries develop further, meat starts to become more prevalent in their diets.Livestock agriculture has had significant effects on climate change, from land use to the...

4 Team Members

Recently active team members
  • April 18, 2021
    Completed More Than One Daily Action on 4/18/21
    + 5
  • April 15, 2021
    Answered a Reflection Question
    + 15
  • April 16, 2021
    Completed More Than One Daily Action on 4/16/21
    + 5
  • April 2, 2021
    Posted to Your Feed
    + 5

Competitions

Challenger Members Points Challenged Members Points  
Challenger: NYU AGPHI- Team Bumblebees Challenger Team Members: 5 Challenger Points: 1195 Winning?: VS. Challenged: NYU Applied Global Public Health Initiative - Team Narwhal Challenged Team Members: 4 Challenged Points: 1396 Winning?:  
Challenger: NYU Applied Global Public Health Initiative - Team Narwhal Challenger Team Members: 4 Challenger Points: 1396 Winning?: VS. Challenged: NYU AGPHI - Team Polar Bears Challenged Team Members: 4 Challenged Points: 436 Winning?:  
Challenger: NYU Applied Global Public Health Initiative - Team Narwhal Challenger Team Members: 4 Challenger Points: 1396 Winning?: VS. Challenged: nyu applied global public health initiative - team zebras Challenged Team Members: 4 Challenged Points: 1212 Winning?:  
Challenger: NYU Applied Global Public Health Initiative - Team Narwhal Challenger Team Members: 4 Challenger Points: 1396 Winning?: VS. Challenged: Nyu applied global public health initiative - team panther Challenged Team Members: 4 Challenged Points: 318 Winning?:  
Challenger: NYU Applied Global Public Health Initiative - Team Narwhal Challenger Team Members: 4 Challenger Points: 1396 Winning?: VS. Challenged: NYU AGPHI - Team FOXES Challenged Team Members: 4 Challenged Points: 1829 Winning?:  
Challenger: NYU Applied Global Public Health Initiative - Team Narwhal Challenger Team Members: 4 Challenger Points: 1396 Winning?: VS. Challenged: NYU AGPHI - Team Humpback Whales Challenged Team Members: 4 Challenged Points: 233 Winning?: