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INSPIRED PEOPLE

Arctic Ambassador, Year of the Polar Bear

Ronit Abramson

San Diego | 17

2008 AWARD RECIPIENT

"Through these activities, I found many different avenues by which I can not only make a change but also through which I can inspire and empower others to also make a difference."

Arctic Ambassador, Year of the Polar Bear

As the San Diego Zoo’s 2008 Arctic Ambassador for the Year of the Polar Bear, Ronit spent 10 days in the Canadian Arctic studying the affect of climate change on the polar bear and updating students around the world on a daily blog. Through scientific research and advocacy, Ronit has educated individuals of all ages about the environment.