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April 2 - April 23, 2021

NYU AGPHI - Team Polar Bears

New York University Applied Global Public Health Initiative

Team Polar Bears is super passionate about Environmental Justice!!! We're here to learn more about environmental activism and advocacy and for the positive vibes :)

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 566 Total

Team Impact

  • up to
    135
    minutes
    spent learning
  • up to
    2
    locally sourced meals
    consumed
  • up to
    9
    meatless or vegan meals
    consumed
  • up to
    9
    plastic containers
    not sent to the landfill

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Recent updates from this team
  • April 22 at 2:27 PM
    If anyone is interested in sustainable methods of farming, the importance of biodiversity and the impact of supporting local farmers and producers, here is a video that you might enjoy watching :) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fXRrGYmkYbI
  • April 22 at 2:08 PM
    I definitely notice a difference in my engagement with the environment around me through my two main forms of transportation in the city- walking and taking the bus. When walking, I feel more present and more aware of my senses because my entire body and mind are actively taking in different things around me. I am physically engaged with the...
  • April 21 at 10:04 AM
    I love the idea of buying locally because I can learn more about the origins of a product, and all the hard work that has been put in to make sure people have access to ethically sourced and grown produce. It's amazing to see that the community does have the ability to be self-sustaining and doesn't need to completely rely on large corporations...
  • April 21 at 10:01 AM
    In my experience working with women in the area of reproductive and sexual health, there are a range of barriers to equal participation/representation that include social stigma, certain cultural barriers and a lack of encouragement for women and girls to take up positions of influence. It's important for their voices to be heard in order to...
  • April 15 at 2:17 PM
    Just wanted to check in with you all and encourage you to keep going with your own personal EcoChallenge Goals!!! I wanted to share a book I've started reading recently, and whilst it isn't necessarily 100% focused on environmental justice, it touches on a lot of concepts around respecting the earth and the environment and other living beings...
  • April 14 at 1:26 PM
    Hi everyone, happy Wednesday! I have been more mindful lately of eating less meat/animal products and wanted to share a recipe of a veggie dish that I made earlier today (I would've taken a picture but I was so hungry I ate it before I could even grab my phone LOL). I didn't have tahini and instead used made a sweet chili sauce and I also had a...

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Competitions

Challenger Members Points Challenged Members Points  
Challenger: NYU AGPHI- Team Bumblebees Challenger Team Members: 5 Challenger Points: 1890 Winning?: VS. Challenged: NYU AGPHI - Team Polar Bears Challenged Team Members: 4 Challenged Points: 566 Winning?:  
Challenger: NYU Applied Global Public Health Initiative - Team Narwhal Challenger Team Members: 5 Challenger Points: 1912 Winning?: VS. Challenged: NYU AGPHI - Team Polar Bears Challenged Team Members: 4 Challenged Points: 566 Winning?: