Climate activists you should know: Haven Coleman

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Name: Haven Coleman

Age: 16

City: Denver, Colorado

Area of focus: Environmentalism

For Haven Coleman, education led to activism.

Coleman was first introduced to climate change in fifth grade during her social studies class, when she learned that her favorite animal, the sloth, was being endangered by deforestation.

Upon realizing that humans were hurting the planet, she figured maybe they could fix it, too.

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