About Erica Sanchez

Erica Sánchez is the Spanish Editor at Global Citizen. She is a former BuzzFeed contributor and translator and a 2017 Tow-Knight Entrepreneurial Journalism CUNY Fellow. Her DNA test clearly shows she is a Global Citizen: from Europeans to Native Americans, she, amazingly, has ancestors all around the world!

Stories

  1. Article: Scientists Are Using In Vitro Fertilization to Save Coral Reefs
    Environment

    Scientists Are Using In Vitro Fertilization to Save Coral Reefs

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Dana Brandes-Simon|Aug. 15, 2018

    The tactic has become necessary in the face of a deadly coral disease. Read more

  2. Article: One of the Last Pristine Coral Reefs Gets World's Strongest Legal Protection
    Environment

    One of the Last Pristine Coral Reefs Gets World's Strongest Legal Protection

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Aug. 14, 2018

    As coral reefs face catastrophic decline, actions like this make a decisive difference. Read more

  3. Article: Chile and Argentina Want to Kill 100,000 Beavers
    Environment

    Chile and Argentina Want to Kill 100,000 Beavers

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Dana Brandes-Simon|Aug. 13, 2018

    The productive beavers have become an environmental menace. Read more

  4. Article: There Are More Trees Today Than There Were 30 Years Ago: Study
    Environment

    There Are More Trees Today Than There Were 30 Years Ago: Study

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Aug. 13, 2018

    But that’s not necessarily a good thing. Read more

  5. Article: Island Nation of Dominica Launches One of the Strongest Plastic Bans in the World
    Environment

    Island Nation of Dominica Launches One of the Strongest Plastic Bans in the World

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Aug. 13, 2018

    It will ban plastic bags, utensils, containers, and more. Read more

  6. Article: Court Orders Costa Rica to End Its Ban on Same-Sex Marriage
    Citizenship

    Court Orders Costa Rica to End Its Ban on Same-Sex Marriage

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Joanna Prisco|Aug. 10, 2018

    The court has deemed the law discriminatory. Read more

  7. Article: Gina Rodriguez and Always Are Helping Girls Stay in School During Their Periods
    PartnerWater & Sanitation

    Gina Rodriguez and Always Are Helping Girls Stay in School During Their Periods

    By Daniele Selby  and  Erica Sanchez|Aug. 9, 2018|P&G

    Always is helping to #EndPeriodPoverty by making period products available to girls in school. Read more

  8. Article: Real Madrid's New Kit Is Made Completely From Ocean Plastic
    Environment

    Real Madrid's New Kit Is Made Completely From Ocean Plastic

    By James Hitchings-Hales  and  Erica Sanchez|Aug. 8, 2018

    The team's third kit is the colour of coral — with a call to protect our oceans from pollution. Read more

  9. Article: Climate Change Is Forcing Earth Toward a 'Hothouse' Point of No Return
    Environment

    Climate Change Is Forcing Earth Toward a 'Hothouse' Point of No Return

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Aug. 7, 2018

    “I do hope we are wrong.” Read more

  10. Article: Mexico City's First Elected Female Mayor Sets Her Sights on Smog
    Environment

    Mexico City's First Elected Female Mayor Sets Her Sights on Smog

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Joanna Prisco|Aug. 6, 2018

    When scientist Claudia Sheinbaum takes office, she hopes to bring the city out of the dark. Read more