Follow our 2016-17 Planet Forward Correspondents

Here you will find all of the pieces posted by the inaugural Planet Forward Correspondent team. 
 
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Alumin8 bins will be place around the campus for students to donate.

Alumin8 bins will be placed around UNL's campus for students to donate. (Photo courtesy of Alumin8)

University of Nebraska - Lincoln
Alumin8, an organization founded by students at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, is working to repurpose aluminum cans and donate the repurposed objects to local shelters.
Umpqua Community College
A group of natural builders was inspired to come to Standing Rock to help create permanent winterized structures for the water protectors opposing the Dakota Access Pipeline, while also demonstrating sustainable alternatives to modern building.
Jackson State University
Late in June 2016, I found myself tyrannized by the sweltering mid-morning heat of southern Alabama, as I joined members of the Mobile Bay National Estuary Program (MBNEP) on a trip to Baldwin County, Alabama, to witness a staggering site.
Photo courtesy of the University of the South

Sewanee's 13,000-acre campus, otherwise known as the "Domain." (Photo courtesy of the University of the South)

Sewanee: University of the South
A Q&A with Sewanee's Domain Manager, Nate Wilson, to learn more about Sewanee's land use decisions on our 13,000-acre campus.

Personal Food Computer (PFC) v2.0 alpha (2016). (Photo courtesy of Open Agriculture Initiative, MIT Media Lab)

SUNY ESF
MIT’s Open Agriculture Initiative is drawing on the very societal changes that have distanced average citizens from traditional agriculture to close the gap in knowledge and control what we eat.
Northeastern University
On January 21, 2017, marchers came together for the Women's March, both in Washington and around the world, to march for women's rights, civil rights, worker's rights, and environmental justice.

Signs on sorting waste, found outside a cafe in Hawi, North Kohala District, Island of Hawaii. (Riddhi Sarkar/American University)

American University
Businesses, individuals, and the government are currently working together towards a clean energy economy as the Hawaii State Energy Office has set a target for the state to achieve 100 percent renewable energy by the year 2045.

Guests attended Dinner 2040 to discuss food security and sustainability. (Anya Magnuson/ASU News Now)

Arizona State University
Dinner 2040 seeks to explore the “future of food,” integrating sustainable practices into food production and distribution all while respecting health, culture and ecological integrity.

The panel discussed the overview of climate change’s impacts on Nebraska. (Diana Marcum/UNL)

University of Nebraska - Lincoln
At the 2016 Nebraska Conservation Summit, leaders in climate change discussed the significance of climate change and the impacts it can and is having both globally and in Nebraska.

 (Sam Bradway/Planet Forward)

Middlebury College
Ruby Woodside, a fellow at Second Nature, discusses what carbon neutrality will look like in the coming year, now that several major institutions have gone entirely Carbon Neutral.

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