Planet Forward Storyfest 2017 Entries

Our third annual Storyfest competition is underway!

Share your story about food, water, energy, mobility, built environment and/or biodiversity. Enter Storyfest 2017 and have the chance to win a trip to the Brazilian rainforest for a biodiversity storytelling expedition!

Deadline to enter is March 3.

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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.
SUNY- College of Environmental Science and Forestry
Environmental Justice is not just a narrative centered around environmental hazards. It is a narrative about the quality of life individuals have a right to.
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.
Middlebury College
Building the sustainable home through the reconstructing the nature of being.
Anahi Hurtado Bike-Sharing Video
Anahi Hurtado Bike-Sharing Video
George Washington University
Bike-sharing is a great idea that is not being used enough.
Dr. William Powell works to restore the American chestnut
Dr. William Powell works to restore the American chestnut
SUNY ESF
Dr. William Powell of the SUNY College of Environment Science and Forestry is using genetic modification to restore what was once one of America's most valued natural resources. 

(Margaret Luzier / U.S. Army Corps of Engineers)

State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry
This article presents the issue of high blood lead levels within an impoverished community and offers an innovative solution for cleaning the water.

(Kelly Fagan)

SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry
I want you all to imagine a world where tall smokestacks didn’t fill the sky with gray clouds of pollution, where forests weren’t clear cut for food and turned into wasteland, where animals as well as their habitats were not objectified, tortured... Read More
University of Mississippi
We did a video on a market/cafe that only uses local and seasonal ingredients. It is located in Oxford MS.
SUNY ESF
We are facing an energy crisis, however the brilliant scientists of the world have found a solution.

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