Climate

Planet Forward Correspondent | George Washington University
A photo essay highlighting a local environmental activist. Joseph Wright chooses to spend his time making a difference by physically removing trash from the Potomac River.
Eckerd College
Compost could be the key to turning around the future of our planet.
Planet Forward Senior Correspondent
The border wall threatens over 100 endangered species; can activists unite and stop its construction in Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument?

Lake Erie algal blooms (NOAA Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory/Flickr).

George Washington University
The Baltic Sea is choking, and so are many of the creatures that depend on it.  Oxygen levels of the Baltic are so depleted that fish and plant species can’t survive in its waters, making it one of the most polluted seas in the world.
Investigating Environmental Impact of Plant-Based Patties
Investigating Environmental Impact of Plant-Based Patties
The George Washington University
An investigation into whether or not plant-based burgers deserve all the hype.
Mailboxes in the sea.
George Washington University
Growing up in a beach house in a town that comes alive in the summer was paradise. But it will soon be paradise submerged.

Blue-and-yellow Macaws, Scarlet Macaws, a Chesnut-fronted Macaw and a Mealy Parrot at a clay lick in Peru. (Brian Ralphs/Creative Commons)

Princeton University
I recount my experiences bird-watching around the world and describe the ways in which bird-watching has been a healthy outlet for my anxiety!

A nocturnal animal like the Fisher is usually only seen momentarily or by accident, and is most commonly observed darting across dirt roads at night. (Arthur Chapman/Creative Commons)

Princeton University
This essay recounts stories of my experiences observing animals in the weasel family (mustelids), particularly the Fisher (Martes pennanti).

A Bohemian Waxwing (Bombycilla garrulus) puffs its feathers on a cold and snowy day. (David Restivo/National Park Service)

Princeton University
This is the story of how I became fascinated by birds, accumulated over a thousand field guides, and traveled the world as a result.

(Photo by Keaton Smith)

Middlebury College
I traveled to farms throughout Vermont to learn about life-cycles and to discover the most effective way to confront death: action.

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