May 23rd, 2022
Have you heard the news? A segment from Blue Planet’s TV show, Empowered, has been nominated for a regional Emmy! This segment features Tabatha Knudson, an avid surfer born and raised on the east side of Honolulu who has spent her entire life in and around the ocean. Being in the water almost every day has helped Tabatha foster a lifelong connection to the environment, but it also meant that she was witnessing the effects of ocean acidification and other climate impacts on her beautiful home. See how this UH Manoa student is taking action on climate change through her studies and volunteer work, and hear her advice to other youth who are passionate about making a difference.