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A woman, seen from the back, is wearing light blue jeans and a black jacket carries a closed umbrella and is being blown back by the wind. She walks along a coastline's hard-packed sand on a cloudy, grey day.

The author on Crane Beach in Massachusetts on a cold and rainy day. (Photo courtesy Lisa Pemstein)

Planet Forward Correspondent | George Washington University
Climate Hits Home | Sea-level rise is threatening Crane Beach, Massachusetts: An important source of local revenue, an essential nesting site for Piping Plovers, and my life-long happy place. 
An illustration showing a whale entangled by a crab fishing rope, with a small orange crab on the whale's underside, helping by snipping the rope.

Illustrations by Sachi Kitajima Mulkey.

Planet Forward Correspondent | UC Berkeley
A deep dive into how the San Francisco crab fishers are innovating their industry to save whales.

The ridge on my parent's property in Georgia where my sister and I went on many adventures. (Kate Monday)

University of Georgia
To climb Mount Everest: In your backyard at the age of six!
A small wooden bridge and pathway are lined by green trees in Cornelia City Park, Georgia.

One of my favorite places to go in Cornelia, Georgia. This photo was taken in Summer, 2022 on a warm Sunday afternoon. (Hannah Woodward)

University of Georgia
If your dog poops in the park and nobody sees it, did your dog really poop in the park? Mother nature is always watching.
A feral hog searches for food among some rocks.

Feral hogs are a destructive invasive species prevalent across Texas. (Roy Buri/Pixabay)

Planet Forward Correspondent | Texas Tech University
Controlling invasive species can be costly and time-consuming. Watch this video to learn how including them on your plate could be a viable way to manage and even reduce populations.
A view of the canyon partially obscured by trees.

One of the best views of Cloudland Canyon. (Photos by Nicolas Samuel Horne/University of Georgia)

University of Georgia
Leaving ungodly early. Arriving at Cloudland Canyon. Walking it openly. Join me for an adventure.
George Washington University
We are in a time of Indigenous resurgence and now is the time to reclaim our narrative and tell our own stories. Meet our inaugural Indigenous Correspondent team.
The author as a young girl, standing in an orchard at her grandparents' farm.

A picture of me from when I was younger, standing in an orchard on my grandparents' farm. (Lei Zhi Kun)

University of Georgia
Floating back in time–to a village in China. Grandma’s village.
A black and white image of Bryce Canyon, seen from above.

A panoramic overlooking Bryce Canyon, Utah at a roadside view point on the evening of July 8, 2016. (Lauren Minnick)

University of Georgia
A mom-daughter story in the red dust of Utah canyons. There’s running involved. Join us.

JoRee LaFrance and Alexander Cotnoir, making the Indigenous Correspondents Program announcement at the 2022 Planet Forward Summit in April, on stage with Frank Sesno. (PlanetForward.org)

Planet Forward
Planet Forward’s Senior Editor and Education Lead Lisa Palmer talks to Alexander Cotnoir and JoRee LaFrance about the Indigenous Correspondents Program and the future they envision for the program.

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