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Abbie Barnes, a young filmmaker from the UK, takes it upon herself to educate her community and generation on sustainable living and the importance of nature. Abbie shares in her own words what inspired her to start making films, and how she feels we must act now to protect the environment so we will all have a future.
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About this production:
Produced by the UN Webcast (@UNWebcast) – United Nations Department of Public Information in collaboration with:
@UNYouthEnvoy – Office of the Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth
@UNDESA – Communications Section, Strategic Planning and Communications Services (SPCS) of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs
@UN4Youth – Focal Point on Youth, Division of Social Policy and Development (DSPD) of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs