Climate

Planet Forward Correspondent | George Washington University
For GWU Professor Peter LaPuma, the crises he teaches about in his environmental health classes aren't just test fodder — they're dilemmas he prepares for every day. Samantha Ross and Lizzie Stricklin spoke to Professor LaPuma to learn more.
Planet Forward Correspondent | Reed College
The urban heat island effect is of increasing concern for cities around the world. But fear a little bit less--there are solutions in the works. 

Dr. Dhamma Rakkhita believes we can fight climate change with our minds and by channeling positivity.

Planet Forward Senior Correspondent
A Buddhist Monk in Myanmar believes we can fight climate change through the power of mindfulness and positivity.
Middlebury College
This profile piece highlights and celebrates the personal and political accomplishments of community member Fran Putnam. It shows the power of community organizing and individual climate initiatives.
Planet Forward Correspondent | Carleton College
How the Macaw Society is saving an iconic tropical species, and training a new generation of conservationists, too.

(Ethan Freese/University of Nebraska-Lincoln)

University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Southeast Nebraska is home to a unique ecosystem known as the eastern saline wetlands, which derive their salinity from salts that were deposited deep underground when much of the U.S. was covered by an inland sea.

(Deepti Bansal Gage/George Washington University)

Planet Forward Senior Correspondent
Think of a creature you most despise. You might ask, why does it even exist? While the it may not seem to have a purpose to you, with a little research you may discover why that creature is essential to the ecosystem, the economy, and you.
The George Washington University
When it comes to teaching youth, courses in environmental education are just as important as health, language, science, and technology. This wildlife children's book, for the kids at a South African primary school, helped students practice English.
Experience the Magnificent African Elephant in 360 VR
Experience the Magnificent African Elephant in 360 VR
The George Washington University
African elephants are quickly disappearing from this planet solely because of humans. With one hundred elephants killed each day by poachers seeking ivory tusks, the situation is a crisis.
George Washington University
Scientists from the University of California have found that altering cow’s diets by adding seaweed to their feed may just be the next big solution to halt climate change.

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