Eco Advocate Honors Indigenous Heritage Through Sustainability Work

Lea Melendez, 24, is a game developer based in New York City, where she volunteers with environmental advocacy groups like the Post-Landfill Action Network and Games for Change. Melendez began her career at the Rochester Institute of Technology, where she majored in Game Design, and is currently pursuing a graduate degree at Parsons in Design […]

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University of Connecticut Student Working to Protect Honeybees and Build Entrepreneurship

A Conversation Between Save the Sound’s Climate Advocate Alex Rodriguez, Climate Policy Intern Spencer Kinyon, and HiveGuard Founder Raina Jan Shining light on the advocacy and sustainability work of young environmental leaders working to make their communities safer and cleaner. As part of our commitment to youth engagement and equity, we are holding an ongoing […]

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Press Statement: Save the Sound applauds President Biden’s executive order prioritizing environmental justice and clean energy jobs

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 27, 2021 Contact: Laura McMillan, lmcmillan@savethesound.org Press Statement: Save the Sound applauds President Biden’s executive order prioritizing environmental justice and clean energy jobs Washington D.C.— Today President Biden is expected sign an executive order establishing a White House interagency council on environmental justice, create an office of health and climate equity […]

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The “Beautiful Solution” to Climate Change

Forty years ago, when CFE/Save the Sound was started, the Connecticut landscape was a beautiful patchwork of family farms. Over time, that has eroded away to just a few surviving remnants of our agricultural past. Why? There are many reasons, but among them is climate change, which is creating unpredictable and extreme weather patterns that […]

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Fridays in the Field #4: Earth-Friendly Farming at Cranberry Hill Farm

For this week’s “Fridays in the Field,” Art Talmadge and Sherry Simpson, owners of Cranberry Hill Farm (Ashford, CT), discuss farming, life, and maple syrup with Kevin Kromash. Photos by Asia Neupane.

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