2018 #SFTop25 finalist - Pauli Illuitok

Pauli practices Inuit traditions of hunting and camping, guided by the IQ guiding principles, specifically through Avatimik Qamatsiarnik, the concept of environmental stewardship and Inuuqatigiitsiarniq, the concept of being respectful. Pauli shows his passion for the environment by practicing these IQ guiding principles when hunting for animals to provide for his family and community.

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2018 #SFTop25 finalist - Sophia Yang

“I see youth my age, and people of even younger generations capable of filling the environmental, technological, and policy gaps that currently lack in our political systems to effectively take action on climate change. We need to be more empathetic about the situation, to help each other, and I want to work closely with affected communities to share their narratives.”

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2018 #SFTop25 finalist - Eva Wu

Last year, Eva was one of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge Youth Ambassadors for Parks Canada. She and Co-Ambassador Kim Mathieu worked to increase diversity and accessibility for Canadians to access Parks, conservation, and citizen science. They put new ideas to the test, launching new podcasts, a documentary series and community outreach projects that generate opportunities for youth and young families.

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2018 #SFTop25 finalist - Emily Lowan

In July 2017, Emily and a friend revitalized Community Earth Project, an organization that helps local youth and business owners work together on improving sustainable business practices. Community Earth Project integrates sustainable solutions into youth culture and provide young people with a deeper understanding of their potential influence. This project gives them the tools they need to make a meaningful impact on the world around them.

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2018 #SFTop25 finalist - Stephanie Quon

When Stephanie was nine years old, her mother picked up a sack of potatoes from a family friend that worked at a farm. She was shocked to learn almost 30% of their potatoes were considered junk for not being the correct shape or size for distribution. They would save a few ‘bad’ potatoes for the employees, but the rest were too much effort to deal with, and were therefore destined for the garbage.

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