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: You're Eating 2,000 Microplastics Each Year Through Table Salt: Report
    Environment

    You're Eating 2,000 Microplastics Each Year Through Table Salt: Report

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Oct. 18, 2018

    Microplastics pervade the planet. Read more

  2. Article: Bugs Are Declining Around the World and Experts Are Terrified
    Environment

    Bugs Are Declining Around the World and Experts Are Terrified

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Oct. 16, 2018

    “This is one of the most disturbing articles I have ever read.” Read more

  3. Article: The Earth Needs 5 Million Years to Recover From Humans: Report
    Environment

    The Earth Needs 5 Million Years to Recover From Humans: Report

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Oct. 16, 2018

    “Entire branches of Earth’s evolutionary tree were chopped off.” Read more

  4. Article: Sea Snails Could Lose Their Shells Because of Climate Change: Report
    Environment

    Sea Snails Could Lose Their Shells Because of Climate Change: Report

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Oct. 15, 2018

    And so could every other marine crustacean. Read more

  5. Article: United Nations Issues Dire Warning for the Great Barrier Reef
    Environment

    United Nations Issues Dire Warning for the Great Barrier Reef

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Madeleine Keck|Oct. 10, 2018

    70% of the Great Barrier Reef is at risk, even if dramatic action is taken to reduce emissions. Read more

  6. Article: 5 Things You Can Do Now in Response to the UN's Terrifying New Climate Report
    Environment

    5 Things You Can Do Now in Response to the UN's Terrifying New Climate Report

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Oct. 9, 2018

    There needs to be "rapid, far-reaching, and unprecedented changes in all aspects of society." Read more

  7. Article: These Toxins May Be Wiping Out Killer Whale Populations Worldwide
    Environment

    These Toxins May Be Wiping Out Killer Whale Populations Worldwide

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Joanna Prisco|Sept. 28, 2018

    Despite being banned, the long-term effects of the pollutants are still being felt. Read more

  8. Article: Trump Administration Predicts the Planet Will Warm a Devastating 7 Degrees by 2100
    Environment

    Trump Administration Predicts the Planet Will Warm a Devastating 7 Degrees by 2100

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Sophie Maes|Sept. 28, 2018

    Rollbacks on fuel efficiency standards would put 8 billion tons of carbon dioxide into the air. Read more

  9. Article: World 'Nowhere Near' Reaching Climate Change Target: UN Report
    Environment

    World 'Nowhere Near' Reaching Climate Change Target: UN Report

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Joanna Prisco|Sept. 27, 2018

    Author of key UN climate report speaks out on need for urgency. Read more

  10. Article: These Giant Towers Could Clean Toxic Smog in the World's Most Polluted Megacity
    Health

    These Giant Towers Could Clean Toxic Smog in the World's Most Polluted Megacity

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Sophie Maes|Sept. 19, 2018

    Around 7 million people die each year from exposure to harmful particles in the air. Read more