Our 2016-17 Planet Forward Correspondents

Here you will find all of the pieces posted by the inaugural Planet Forward Correspondent team. 
Learn more about these talented students:
  • Sydney Greene, Arizona State University (Tempe, Arizona)
  • Olivia Iannone, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (Syracuse, New York)
  • Jacob Lebel, Umpqua Community College (Roseburg, Oregon)
  • Libby Leyden, University of California Berkeley's Graduate School of Journalism
  • Diana Marcum, University of Nebraska – Lincoln
  • Darby McGlone, Sewanee: The University of the South (Sewanee, Tennessee)
  • Kara Morgan, Northeastern University (Boston, Massachusetts)
  • Tim Palmieri, The George Washington University (Washington, D.C.)
  • Riddhi Sarkar, American University (Washington, D.C.)
  • Harrison Watson, Jackson State University (Jackson, Mississippi)
  • Nathaniel Wiener, Middlebury College (Middlebury, Vermont)
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 (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.
Umpqua Community College
Oregon’s Port Orford Sustainable Seafood and the CS Fishery in the Port of Garibaldi are pioneering a new fishing model to revolutionize the way consumers think about the ethical and environmental impacts of the seafood they eat.
George Washington University
Josh Lasky took an alternative approach to sustainability education after his work experience and Cards Against Humanity inspired him to create the game Wilted Green to promote sustainability discussions through fun.
Jackson State University
When I joined members of the Mobile Bay National Estuary Program on a trip to Mon Louis Island to examine the oyster reef construction just off the coast, I caught a glimpse of a monumental process to save the dwindling shorefront.

(Photo: Christopher Frettoloso)

Arizona State University
The Arizona-based start-up company Tempe BetR-blok is working to create sustainable and low cost buildings.

(Photo: Nathaniel Wiener)

Middlebury College
Vermont's Middlebury College has just announced it is officially carbon neutral, after a nearly decadelong environmental effort.

(Photo: Wikimedia Commons)

American University
At Sierra Club D.C.'s screening of "The True Cost," American University students learned about the environmental and social impact of the fashion industry. 
UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism
There is an upcoming trend in the San Francisco Bay Area, but it is not in the form of an app or a smartphone. Rather it is a more efficient way to use energy… specifically renewable energy.
George Washington University
Local startups Handy Bikes DC and Aurora Smart Technologies are striving to address safety concerns and innovate cycling in the district.
Dr. William Powell works to restore the American chestnut
Dr. William Powell works to restore the American chestnut
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.