Aarya said, “Collective action from all stakeholders like government, community, and individuals- is crucial for meaningful steps toward a sustainable future. I felt that youth can play a bigger role in environment conservation with awareness about the impact of climate change on individuals across the world.
AnthropoTeens aims to introduce students to interdisciplinary strategies for conservation and encourage dialogue about the differential effects of climate change on various communities. Under this initiative, a number of educational elements have been created. It includes the AnthropoTeens Curriculum, which introduces fundamental concepts in this field, such as “What is climate change?” and “How does climate change impact individuals across the globe?”, an e-magazine titled AnthropoZine, which publishes articles from youth around the globe, and the AnthropoGreen Case Studies, a series of 5 original case studies on the impact of climate change on marginalized groups.
He also recently conducted interactive workshops with over 150 students, in collaboration with Yuva Unstoppable, a nonprofit organization in Ahmedabad. He will also be conducting a series of interviews with teenagers from diverse communities and socioeconomic locations to gain greater insight into how environmental disasters affect society.