Adaptation

The planet is changing. The cockroaches will be fine, but what about us? See what these PF Members are doing to adapt to the impacts of climate change.

Dr. Tom Lovejoy beat the crowd of students, scientists, and storytellers to Camp 41 and waited to greet us as we entered our tropical home away from home. (Zachary G. B. Smith/SUNY)

SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry
Planet Forward led a student storytelling expedition to the Amazon. Hear Zack tell us about the trip we took to the Brazilian rainforest, which revealed research spanning 38 years — and the man behind it all.
SUNY ESF
The many-specied, woody, short rotation crop goes beyond use as a renewable biomass.

Kalu Yala is situated in Panama's Tres Brazos Valley. (Photos by Emma Sarappo)

Northwestern University
Real estate scion Jimmy Stice is looking to help the planet and mitigate climate change – through a startup. At his "eco-city" Kalu Yala, situated in Panama's Tres Brazos Valley, he's encouraging interns to learn to do the same.
Redefining progress
Redefining progress
University of Montana
This short film captures what progress symbolizes in the Alaskan Brooks Range.
The Silent Slide
The Silent Slide
SUNY-ESF
In the summer of 2016, a team of researchers were dropped off by helicopter in the back-country of Denali National Park. Like many scientific undertakings, it did not go as expected... One member of the trip was Kyle Turchick. This video portrays... Read More
SUNY ESF
By combining green solutions and community engagement with traditional water treatment methods, Save the Rain has put Syracuse on the cutting edge of a growing movement of environmentally conscious water management across the nation.

Human umbilical vein endothelial cells. (The Journal of Cell Biology/Flickr)

Northwestern University
Biological engineers are using stem cells to study the way cells interact and form unique structures on their own, hoping to one day utilize the biotechnology to create machine-like "hyper organs" and cell-based implants.

(Tomasz B. Falkowski/SUNY-ESF)

State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry
Ecological disturbances have long been considered destructive, but in reality, can be an essential life-giving force that maintains ecosystem health.
Pittsburgh Aquaponics
Pittsburgh Aquaponics
The George Washington University
Pittsburgh Aquaponics is a University of Pittsburgh-based project that aims to showcase the power of aquaponics in downtown Pittsburgh.
Girl playing game
George Washington University
A community scrambles as a school sinks into the water.

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