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: Wind Currents Are Carrying Microplastics All the Way to the Arctic
    Environment

    Wind Currents Are Carrying Microplastics All the Way to the Arctic

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Aug. 15, 2019

    Researchers think that breathing in microplastics could penetrate deep into the lungs. Read more

  2. Article: Global Measles Cases Have Tripled Since Last Year, WHO Says
    Health

    Global Measles Cases Have Tripled Since Last Year, WHO Says

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Gabrielle Deonath|Aug. 14, 2019

    The number of cases is the highest it’s been since 2006. Read more

  3. Article: The World's Forest Animals Are Disappearing at a Terrifying Rate: Report
    Environment

    The World's Forest Animals Are Disappearing at a Terrifying Rate: Report

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Aug. 14, 2019

    Forests depend on animals to thrive. Read more

  4. Article: Paris Is Building the World's Largest Organic Rooftop Farm
    Food & Hunger

    Paris Is Building the World's Largest Organic Rooftop Farm

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Aug. 13, 2019

    It will be roughly three football fields in size. Read more

  5. Article: Children's Books About the Environment Are Now Trendy — Thanks to Greta Thunberg
    Education

    Children's Books About the Environment Are Now Trendy — Thanks to Greta Thunberg

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Gabrielle Deonath|Aug. 13, 2019

    A new environmentally conscious generation is creating a demand for books about saving the earth. Read more

  6. Article: Global Climate Strike Aims to Spur Transformative Change
    Environment

    Global Climate Strike Aims to Spur Transformative Change

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Aug. 8, 2019

    “We, as a global society, are at a crossroads.” Read more

  7. Article: This Bus-Turned-Classroom Is Helping Migrant Children Learn at the US Border
    Education

    This Bus-Turned-Classroom Is Helping Migrant Children Learn at the US Border

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Leah Rodriguez|Aug. 7, 2019

    Yes We Can gives students the opportunity to continue their education while waiting for asylum. Read more

  8. Article: This Company Wants to Feed 9 Billion People With Food Made From Air
    Food & Hunger

    This Company Wants to Feed 9 Billion People With Food Made From Air

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Aug. 6, 2019

    The goal is to fight climate change in the process. Read more

  9. Article: The Planet Is Doomed Unless We Stop Eating So Much Meat, UN Warns
    Food & Hunger

    The Planet Is Doomed Unless We Stop Eating So Much Meat, UN Warns

    By Joe McCarthyErica Sanchez  and  Pia Gralki|Aug. 5, 2019

    Even if renewable energy takes over world. Read more

  10. Article: 16 Million FEMA Water Bottles in Puerto Rico Expired Before Anyone Could Drink Them
    Water & Sanitation

    16 Million FEMA Water Bottles in Puerto Rico Expired Before Anyone Could Drink Them

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Leah Rodriguez|Aug. 5, 2019

    An expert says it doesn’t make sense. Read more