Josh Lankford knows numbers. 罗彻斯特大学机械工程专业的学生, 这位奥克兰本地人估计,当他去旧金山湾区时,90%的时间都是骑自行车. But digits can’t describe what he senses each ride. “骑自行车的时候,我不会听音乐与世隔绝. So, I really feel like part of the ecosystem, going through neighborhoods — seeing how people interact, taking in smells, breathing in air, I experience all of that, everything around me.乔希在东奥克兰长大,当他还是个孩子的时候,他“从来没有真正有机会……”


Foggy days never dampen the mood for Wai Leng Baker. “我看书,喝杯茶,吃几块饼干,然后……感觉很棒。!” Occasionally, 冷外在她平静的消遣中加入了一些声音:“有时候, 我也会放音乐做背景音乐——莫扎特或维瓦尔第——没有太大的干扰.“我们最近的阿拉斯加航空公司机票得主已经在旧金山湾区生活了40多年, and even in its coldest weather, she finds contentment. “即使我不想出去,我看着树,我觉得它很美. It’s uplifting, …


When your work is restoring wetlands, 一台台式电脑和一叠信得过的便利贴是不够的. Our Restoration staffers install plants. They pull weeds. 他们教成千上万的学生关于盐沼收获鼠和它最喜欢的零食:酸菜. What’s required for every one of these tasks? Tools. And…. “Everything that we need is in the truck.” Donna Ball, our Habitat Restoration Director, really enjoys talking about her team’s “roving office.” Plastic bins? “We have one for gloves, one for picks, one for trowels.” An Igloo cooler? “Our volunteers work really hard. There’s a chance to get …


“有句老话说,在选举期间,选民会表现得很愚蠢. That’s wrong. Voters are treated like they’re stupid. It’s not the same thing.” Mitchell Oster doesn’t mince words. In fact, as Save The Bay’s new Regional Political Organizer, 他发现完全避开它们会有很多收获. “作为一名组织者,你能给予自己的最重要的东西是开放地倾听他人. 交流思想是你打开意想不到的机会的方式.有趣的是,米切尔是在公立学校建立这种联系的,而不是在政治圈. Save The Bay’s newest Policy staffer …


“I think climate change is the biggest, 这是人类有史以来面临的最重要、最复杂的挑战.” It’s a challenge Patrick Flynn isn’t afraid to face, and as the vice president of sustainability at Salesforce, he is poised to make an ample difference. “我感到幸运的是,我生活在一个找到气候变化解决方案是(环境)对话的前沿的时代.” Patrick’s specialty? Turning a bold vision into tangible change. “在企业可持续发展方面,我们正在做的事情在5年或10年前还是梦想.“事实上,帕特里克帮助Salesforce实现了惊人的目标……


“你必须为自己采取主动,而不是等着别人来问你是否想做某事.15岁的萨沙·杨(Sasha Youn)从不需要教科书或老师来感受气候变化的高风险. “Ever since she was a little kid, 萨沙一直热爱海洋和水道——整个生态系统. 我们会去海洋海滩或斯丁森海滩散步,她总是对那里的动物很有爱心.” Juliana Park couldn’t be prouder of her daughter, 但她承认:萨沙对户外运动的热情让她很意外. “I …


“Fishing was a part of my childhood. We’d hop on our bikes and go fishing for hours. 这是一个很好的方式来度过周末的一天,而且总是有很多河流可以探索.” Even as a little kid growing up in southern Louisiana, 约翰·布尔乔亚知道他想做的不仅仅是惊叹湿地. He wanted to protect them. “This sounds weird, 但我对我们对环境所做的一切感到深深的委屈,它总是告诉我如何与自然世界互动.“在他担任执行项目经理的几十年前……


 “朱迪思绝对是最慷慨、最乐于拥抱世界的人. 但当我们在海滩上找垃圾时,她却很无情(笑).” “No, no! That’s not true!“她会找到一块漂亮的塑料,回头看我,然后在我面前晃来晃去。!” Teasing aside, 理查德和朱蒂丝为了在沙滩上找到“最珍贵的”塑料碎片而展开激烈的竞争,他们真的很享受. 事实上,这是他们弥补在一起失去的时间的方式. On their first date in 1999, 理查德和朱迪斯发现了一件令人吃惊的事:过去三年里, they’d both been combing North Bay …


“在我家和中学之间有一个牧场. I had to cut through the field every day, and on foggy mornings, 有时我看不到牛,直到它们离我只有几英尺远.但乔迪·伦敦(Jody London)只是一名八年级学生,她只是在躲避奶牛. 第二年,圣何塞的农场变成了一个小区. 我们的前董事会主席说,她忍不住想:“那些牛都去哪儿了?.” With development more and more on her mind, Jody refined her writing skills, 为她的高中报纸做报道,主修英语……


“最近我和同事一起在附近的山上登山,看到了很多火鸡.“一开始,这些鸟让丹妮尔大吃一惊. 她从来没有在纽约的人行道上看到过它们, 在IBM的硅谷实验室开始工作之前,她曾住在她家. Danielle would soon find that this tech campus, tucked away in hills south of San Jose, 还有一个鸟类筑巢计划和一个蝴蝶花园. 毫不奇怪,“拯救海湾”从一开始就感受到了IBM的热情,IBM是海湾日的主要赞助商. Thanks to IBM’s …