Press Releases - Youth in the News

Shell on Track to Make a ‘Shell’ of South Africa’s Ocean. Youth Say #ToHellWithShell by SAPeople Contributor

As the countdown begins to Shell’s seismic survey off the east coast of South Africa, conservationists are up in arms and trying to beat the...

A better tomorrow: The challenges and changes of Marine Protected Areas by Youth4MPAs Maxcine Kater

A sense of exclusion among coastal communities could hold back the drive to extend marine protected areas. Maxcine Kater reports on efforts to change that....

Summit Connects Young Ocean Stewards Throughout Africa

Sessions with Pew marine fellows and others focus on how conservation benefits marine life—and communities Read the article here.

Taking our voices to COP26

In August this year, the Youth4MPAs in partnership with WILDOCEANS held a virtual African Youth Summit (AYS) which aimed to build ownership and stewardship amongst...

Launch of the AYS Youth Statement

The Youth for Marine Protected Areas (Youth4MPAs) held the first-ever virtual African Youth Summit in August 2021, which fostered an opportunity for over 500 youth...

African Youth Unifying for Ocean protection: African Youth Summit Our Africa, Our Ocean, Our Future

African Youth Unifying for Ocean protection: African Youth Summit Our Africa, Our Ocean, Our Future. In the first-ever virtual event of its kind on the...