Climate

A bright blue sky stands behind towering mountains carved deep in the center by ancient glaciers. On the right a bright orange life jacket and camera lens are visible of a photographer capturing the scene aboard a small boat. Blue-green water is immediately in the foreground.

Ancient glaciers carved this canyon in Tracy Arm Fjord thousands of years ago. Our group sailed via Zodiac to the glacier’s face. (Halley Hughes/University of Arizona)

Planet Forward Correspondent | University of Arizona
An expedition with Lindblad in Southeast Alaska shows the realities of climate change and uncovers the mysteries behind the "language" of rocks.
"Go With the Flow," original video/music by Ron Cohen
"Go With the Flow," original video/music by Ron Cohen
Visiting Scholar, Nicholas School of the Environment, Duke University
How the next generation of naturalists can celebrate and protect the biodiversity of the canal that became a park in the heart of Washington, D.C.
Multiple alligators rest in grass beside a small body of water.

(Belle Long/George Washington University)

George Washington University
Patterns of U.S. land protection prioritize the great landscapes of the West over species richness or biodiversity, which are largely concentrated in the Southeast.
Orange and red fires burns up from browning green grass below under a smokey blue sky.

(Matthias Fischer/Pixabay)

George Washington University
Wildfires are increasing in severity as climate change worsens, and our forests may not be able to grow back like they once could, scientists say.
Planet Forward
Throughout his incredible life, Tom showed us that species depend on one another to survive, that biological diversity supports the web of all life, and that powerful narratives can drive meaningful change.
Constructed hives that house bees in the middle of a field under a cloudy sky

Here, the UM Beekeeper Club's hives are still in hibernation. (Gracey Massengill/University of Mississippi)

University of Mississippi
The University of Mississippi recently joined the worldwide effort to save pollinators by housing honey bees at the University of Mississippi Field Station.
Planet Forward
Matt Scott, manager of storytelling and engagement at Project Drawdown, is working to "pass the mic" to underrepresented climate change makers.He chats with Eli Chen, senior editor for Overheard at National Geographic, and McKenzie Allen-Charmley,... Read More
Planet Forward
It is one thing to read statistics about the rising costs of climate change; it is another to watch the impacts unfold before your eyes. National Geographic Explorer Arati Kumar-Rao documents impacts through visual storytelling over time.
A field of shrubs under a cloudy sky.

Clouds hang low over Beaufort West, South Africa (Jaunita Swart/Unsplash)

George Washington University
Have we finally cracked the code on controlling the weather? A recent paper suggests that by using drones to charge up the water droplets in clouds, we can cause them to fall as rain.
Four shots of a model in a black and white colored tunic
George Washington University
Through fashion, Brazilian designer Daniel Davilla detects the intrinsic beauty of “junk” and molds it into a garment that appeals to all audiences.

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