Activism is a tough job, especially for young people yearning for immediate change - something climate activist MelatiWijsen has learned over ten years of pushing for environmental protection, starting at age 12 in her home on the island of Bali, Indonesia. How can youngchangemakers acquire the skills they need and keep from burning out? Wijsen offers three pieces of advice for anybody seeking to make lasting, sustainable progress.
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Melati and Isabel Wijsen's 2016 TED Talk: youtu.be/P8GCjrDWWUM
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