Conservation
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Both in the sense of protecting threatened ecosystems and carefully allocating finite resources, conservation is a critical part of sustainable development and protecting the environment. Through conservation strategies, a modern way of life may become compatible with the preservation of our planet.

Both in the sense of protecting threatened ecosystems and carefully allocating finite resources, conservation is a critical part of sustainable development and protecting the environment. Through conservation strategies, a modern way of life may become compatible with the preservation of our planet.

Chromodoris Fashion

"Aaron" Tsz Ki Lit is the founder of Chromodoris Fashion in Hong Kong. Chromodoris is a fashion brand that celebrates the beauty and diversity of life underwater through garments and accessories inspired the patterns, shapes, and colors of marine animals. Using sustainable eco-fabric for the apparel raises awareness of marine biodiversity and conservation issues, while a portion of all profits will go to marine conservation efforts.

Aaron Tsz Ki Lit

Aaron Lit is an avid scuba diver and underwater photographer who aims to raise awareness of marine biodiversity and motivate conservation through social entrepreneurship. He is the author and photographer of “Watercolor”, a book featuring the creatures of the Indo-Pacific Ocean. Through his social venture Chromodoris, he wishes to use fashion made from ecofabric as a medium to spotlight the wonders of sea life and promote conscious consumerism.

Wings of the Night

By creating housing for indigenous insectivorous bats in Maijuna, Peru, Wings of the Night combats malaria-carrying mosquitoes in a unique, eco-friendly, and inexpensive manner.  Construction of bat houses will encourage nesting of indigenous bats, which can eat more than 1,000 mosquitoes per hour, in villages which the highest incidences of malaria to help foster a relationship between people and misunderstood bats, and rid one village at a time of malaria.

Tyler Vogel

Tyler Vogel is from Oelwein, Iowa and is currently a student at Wartburg College. He is pursuing a Bachelor of the Arts Degree in Biology with minors in Business Administration and Social Entrepreneurship. Vogel serves as Student Body Recorder and is also involved on campus with the Ambassador Program as Vice President of Communication. He is interested in environmental policy, ecology, medicine, and management. He was previously vice president of Iowa DECA and is now currently a work study in the Wartburg Admissions Department.

Isaac Chikuse

Isaac Chikuse grew up in Blantyre, Malawi. Isaac is a graduate of HGIC, an International College in Ghana, and is currently studying Computer Information Systems and Business Administration student at Wartburg College. Isaac assists in organizing activities for an International Club, an on-campus organization promoting cultural diversity and integrity. He is also a member of the African Congress, an African students club on campus and mainly assists in organizing also its activities and programs.

Ana Julante

Born and raised in Angola, Ana Julante is a graduate from the United World College of Southern Africa (UWCSA) Waterford Kamhlaba, where she had the opportunity to live and learn with students from different nations and nurture the value of service. Ana is currently pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science and Mathematics with Minors in Data Analytics and Social Entrepreneurship at Wartburg College. She is the president of the Net Impact chapter at Wartburg College and she is motivated to change her community with creative and innovative solutions.  

Casa de Áak

Casa de Áak will work to increase the population of sea turtles through programs of conservation and education around Champerico, Guatemala.  The venture will educate both young people and fishermen about the importance of conserving the turtles, and will establish a hatchery to protect turtle eggs, with a long-term goal of turtle conservation.  Anderson is also a leader in the USAID-funded SEED program for Latin American youth to study in the United States.  As a brief final note, this is Resolution’s first wildlife conservation venture!

Anderson Lima

Anderson is from Champerico, Guatemala and studies Quality Technology at St. Louis Community College as part of the Scholarships for Education and Economic Development (SEED) program, funded by USAID and administered by CIED/Georgetown University.  Anderson is training to become a change agent to help improve conditions in his community and country.  He spent his childhood admiring and enjoying the beauty of the marine and coastal ecosystems.

Aviponics

Ky has designed a closed-loop hydroponic farm system that centers around a bird feeder.  Birds eat the feed and their byproducts fall in water that fertilizes plants including sunflowers (which provide a replenishment to the bird feed) and fruits and vegetables.  Ky has a working prototype already yielding food in Hawaii, and also built one from scratch on the Semester-at-Sea ship.  The system can be constructed entirely from biodegradable and recycled components, and construction and maintenance are simple.  Ky and his team will be training economically-disadvantaged families in urban food

Addis Sustainable Life

Addis Sustainable Life (ASL) is a campus-sustainability program and a small recycling start-up founded by Nahom Zeleke and Abiy Shimelis; two young entrepreneurs from Addis Ababa University. ASL markets biodegradable products, engages volunteers in creative campus waste management and executes campus sustainability campaigns for Addis Ababa University. In partnership with a small local business, ASL designs and distributes handmade - biodegradable products made from wastepaper and traditional raw materials called “kacha” and “enset”.

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