Animated show ‘Earth Girl Mission’ released by Earth Observatory of Singapore

The two episodes highlight how youths play an essential role in solving environmental issues.

Liam Willett

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Published: 20 October 2022, 3:39 PM

Nanyang Technological University’s (NTU) Earth Observatory of Singapore (EOS) has released Earth Girl Mission, two three-minute anime-styled animated episodes highlighting youth’s role to play in solving environmental issues.

The two episodes released feature educational stories about how the Earth is changing in response to humanity’s actions through the perspective of an 11-year-old girl.

The two episodes were written and directed by Liz Courtney, an award-winning social entrepreneur and documentary-maker. As the Artist in Residence for The Earth Observatory of Singapore, she also wrote and directed Changing Ocean Asia.

The episodes were also made in collaboration with NTU’s School of Art, Design and Media.

The first episode, Earth Girl Ocean, focuses on the importance of the role the ocean plays in Earth’s health, and how important coral reefs are in supporting life on earth.


In Earth Girl Ocean, the protagonist meets a dolphin who shows her the role oceans play in supporting life on earth. PHOTO CREDIT: EARTH OBSERVATORY OF SINGAPORE


The second episode, Earth Girl Nature, explores how nature, including mangrove forests, wetlands and waterways can contribute to lessen the impact of climate change through interconnected systems.


In Earth Girl Nature, the protagonist meets an owl who takes her to see mangrove forests, wetlands and waterways. PHOTO CREDIT: EARTH OBSERVATORY OF SINGAPORE


Both episodes end with a call-to-action for the audience to make a difference through actions such as conserving water and reducing plastic use.

Those interested can visit the Earth Girl Mission website for more tips on contributing to solve climate change.

The two episodes can be viewed on EOS’s Youtube channel and website.

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