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Barbie Goes Green With New Careers in Wildlife Conservationism, Entomology, and More


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From a surgeon to a firefighter to a chef to a ballerina, Barbie has dipped her toes into many professional waters over the years. And now, at nearly 60 years old (or as she would probably say, an eternal 29), Barbie is venturing into the world of sustainability. Recently, Mattel and National Geographic partnered together to create a line of Barbies with nature-related careers, and children with an interest in these fields will surely appreciate the authenticity.

As Mattel announced in a press release, this line of Barbies will feature a Wildlife Conservationist, an Astrophysicist, a Polar Marine Biologist, a Wildlife Photojournalist, and an Entomologist (and we need all the people studying insects we can get right now). The release explained that with this new range, the two brands aim to represent "occupations in which women are underrepresented."