Education

Planet Forward
Our Hidden Water Footprint Salon earlier this month brought together farmers, businesses, and storytellers to discuss solutions to the global water crisis. 
Kalu Yala is located in the Tres Brazos valley.

Kalu Yala is located in the Tres Brazos valley — a tropical frontier only an hour away from downtown Panama City. (Photo courtesy of Neil Palmer (CIAT)/Wikimedia Commons)

University of Colorado, Boulder
The Kalu Yala Institute, located outside of Panama City, is trying to develop the world’s most eco-friendly modern town by allowing college students to come practice design and promote sustainability.
State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry
The environmental movement tends to portray humans as this evil parasite sucking the life from this world. I'm not arguing that humans aren't altering the earth at an alarming rate, but the issue is much more complicated than the way we portray it.

(Photo courtesy Chris Palmer)

American University
Students at American University are using filmmaking as a tool to raise awareness about preserving and fostering vital ecosystems.
Greater Gombe Ecosystem Land Use Map

Greater Gombe Ecosystem Land Use Map (Madison Vorva/Pomona College)

Pomona College
An environmental science lesson, using GIS to explore the Jane Goodall Institute's conservation strategy in the Greater Gombe Ecosystem.
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

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.
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.
Society has perceptions of scientists; white lab coats, sitting in their labs, conducting research separate from the public realm. Yet, there is a human dimension to science.
Girl playing game
George Washington University
A community scrambles as a school sinks into the water.

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