In the face of the widespread presence of the ice plant along hundreds of miles of coastline, is there any hope that the California coastal ecosystem could ever be returned to its natural state?
This StoryMap offers readers a creative way to visually grasp the basics of GIS mapping technology and how it is used for environmental conservation and planning purposes.
Approximately 5.5 million people ride the New York City subway everyday making subway cars prime real estate for advertising and public service announcements –– like these about the benefits of street trees.
Planet Forward Correspondent | Ithaca College
There are two huge mountain ranges, on two different continents, both of the same name. The similarities don’t end there either. Both are being increasingly affected by climate change.
There has been a longstanding consensus that ocean conditions are the primary driver for lower salmon returns. But in July of 2020, a study offered groundbreaking evidence that freshwater habitat health may play a large role too.
University of Chicago
Composting is a growing practice that diverts food waste from greenhouse gas-producing landfills; Chicago colleges provide a case study into how this practice can be implemented more broadly today.
Isabel Miller and Jonathan Lehrfeld report: The climate crisis, which President Joe Biden has previously called an “existential threat to humanity,” received little attention during his first State of the Union.
Planet Forward Senior Correspondent
Endemic species exist in just one geographic location in the world, and the Galápagos Islands are home to many of them, fighting to survive in the place that inspired "survival of the fittest."
"Climate Change" by www.scootergenius.com (Kevin Smith/Flickr)
George Washington University
From "global warming" to "climate change" to "climate crisis," the terms that we use to refer to the worsening environment have political and social implications.
Planet Forward Correspondent | George Washington University
One biotech startup claims it can use Asian elephants to breed “functional mammoths” that help fight climate change. The prospect of bringing genetic engineering technologies into the world of conservation raises complex moral questions.