Climate

Three green and blue-faced salmon are shown close to the camera whilst swimming through clear water.

Pacific sockeye salmon during the annual migration. The Canadian government recently announced its (CAD) $647 million Pacific Salmon Strategy Initiative. “Hopefully it’s not too little, too late,” says marine campaigner Emmie Page (Image by Oregon State University/https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/deed.en). 

Northwestern University
In June 2021, a heat wave spread over the Pacific Northwest, with people in the region wilting from record high temperatures. But, Fiona Skeggs reports, the threats are soaring for rivers and marine life as well.
A photo of Cross with a brain in her hair and wearing a plaid coat, copying the Evermore cover. She has a chicken standing on her shoulder.

The day after the release of 'evermore,' Cross recreated the album cover with her chicken. Her posts can be seen on her Instagram @whatthecluckeggs.

The George Washington University
Caleigh Cross, a 27-year old Vermont woman, has had pet chickens for years, but she began to do something different with them this past year: pose alongside them to recreate Taylor Swift's album covers. 
A woman in neutral clothing, a backpack and a baseball cap stands in a green field and looks across frame.

Jen Jenkins surveys the terrain of Sundrop Prairie (Sarah Anderson/MEDILL).

Medill News Service, Northwestern University
Colleen O’Brien and Jen Jenkins are exploring whether a cluster of five grassland regions that form a rare natural oasis just south of Chicago could be dedicated as a space for stormwater collection to help mitigate flooding in the region.
Tractor in a lush field at sunset
Northwestern University
According to The Nature Conservancy, intense weather will transform hydrology, health, economics, and ecosystems in Illinois, as reported by Eva Herscowitz for Medill.
Wild fire and smoke eclipse an expanse of forest.

(NPS Climate Change Response/Flickr)

University of Rhode Island
Climate change affects us all in different ways. Here are five tips to reach your audience most directly.
George Washington University
Marine scientists are using information collected by everyday people to monitor sharks in the face of climate change.
Founding Director, Planet Forward
Environmental justice has a seat at the head table with new EPA Administrator Michael Regan, in our latest episode of Peril & Promise.

2021 Planet Forward Summit host Frank Sesno in conversation with NBC’s Today Show weatherman Al Roker.

George Washington University
Here are five methods to make climate change more relevant to your audience from the guest speakers at the 2021 Planet Forward Summit.
Deer Stands on Beach

White tailed deer stands on beach in Fire Island National Seashore. (Skylar Epstein/George Washington University)

Planet Forward Correspondent | George Washington University
If this goal is met it could help address the twin ecological catastrophes of our time, the biodiversity crisis and the climate crisis — but only with the proper implementation.
George Washington University
Scientists recently identified an infectious cyanobacterium as the origin of vacuolar myelinopathy, a lethal neurological disease in wildlife.

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