As ERA practitioners demonstrate recovery of ecosystems by working with nature, ERA scientists show how healthy ecosystems can cool, maintain water cycles, and address extreme weather events. These stories are being told through ERA member books, films and articles.
ERA initiatives aim to build synergies among such member contributions, mobilizing, inspiring & empowering the next generation.
Founded by Nobel Laureate Wangari Mathai, Green Belt Movement empowers women and communities of East Africa through an award-winning integrated watershed management approach to environmental conservation, social justice and economic development.
Open Future Coalition's Open Impact Platform coordinates, connects, and provides tools for project management, access to capital, skills development and knowledge-sharing.
Recent $47M grant proposal with ERA to USDA would build dozens of urban forests and thousands of urban forest-makers in underserved communities throughout the U.S.
The Center for Regeneration, founded by Open Future Coalition and North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University, creates replicable models to help under-represented and disadvantaged farmers develop just, thriving, locally-led regenerative agricultural systems.
OzGreen combines environmental education, youth leadership & action, citizen science, sustainability education, & community leadership. Awards include the Buckminster-Fuller Catalyst Program, UN Media Peace Award and UNESCO Wenhui Award.
MeerGroen (More Green) works with communities to regenerate landscapes by replanting forest saplings and planting gardens. MG has been active in the Netherlands for decades and is expanding across Europe. Recognized by The Guardian, the World Economic Forum, and leading EU sustainability politician Frans Timmermans.
Reseu pour l'Emergence et le Developpement des Ecovillages au Sahel blends deep-rooted African culture with modern ecological and community-building methods, engaging Senegalese and international students in rural ecovillage projects digging wells, planting trees, building a community center et al.
Ridge to Reefs protects and restores coastal and coral reef ecosystems by reducing land-to-sea pollution with green infrastructure.
Projects in the Chesapeake Bay, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, Palau, and American Samoa combine environmental education, youth leadership, citizen science and community development.
University of Buffalo's Experiential Learning Network combines digital badges with integrative, experiential, self-guided learning and ecosystem restoration collaborations with peers, professors and ERA mentors.