Earth Optimism celebrates a change in focus from problem to solution, from a sense of loss to one of hope, in the dialogue about conservation and sustainability. Smithsonian Affiliations, in collaboration with the Smithsonian Conservation Commons, aims to share stories of success that can inspire, be replicated, and scale with communities across the country.
Inspiring solutions are coming from young leaders in Affiliate communities nationwide. These fresh, innovative, and yet realistic solutions to the environmental issues we face is truly an inspiration. Click here for a map of projects in progress. Enjoy exploring this amazing work being created by youth!