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Take part in one of TakingITGlobal's featured actions! By participating in one of these initiatives, you will join the ranks of other youth taking action on issues that matter most to you!

DeforestACTION DeforestACTION
Young people across the planet have united to create DeforestACTION - a global collaborative project to halt the destruction of important rainforests, create a permanent home for orang-utans, and save the planet. From schools, homes and communities across the world, this project is one of the most important of our time, and is driven by youth, for the future of the world.

Low Carbon Lunch Low Carbon Lunch
Challenge The food system is responsible for approximately 1/3 of global greenhouse gas emissions. Reduce your carbon footprint and take a bite out of climate change, starting with your lunch. Commit to eating LOW ­ Local, Organic, and Waste-free and challenge others to join you in eating more sustainably.

Sprout E-Course Sprout E-course
The Sprout E-course is designed to give young leaders worldwide access to training in essential skills, including team building, project management, communications and leveraging technology as they imagine, plan and develop social innovation projects. We offer a 9-week e-course to any young person with internet access and a brilliant world-changing idea. Sprout alumni are eligible to apply for the Pearson Fellowship for Social Innovation, to receive grants and e-mentorship to launch their projects!

Tread Lightly Tread Lightly
Step into a greener future! Tread Lightly is a free climate change education and engagement initiative offered by TakingITGlobal (TIG), with the generous support of the Staples Foundation for Learning. Tread Lightly features innovative online educational tools and resources, designed to empower youth to reduce their ecological footprints and take action on climate change.

Tread Lightly Tread Lightly Challenge
Are you up for the challenge? Humans currently require the equivalent of 1.4 planets to provide the resources we use and absorb our waste. Take the Tread Lightly Challenge to reduce your ecological footprint, and see what a big difference small changes can make! Commit to reducing consumption in five categories ­ energy, food, water, transport, and waste ­ and challenge your friends to get involved too.