Colleges & Education

Innovation doesn't just happen in a beaker, some teachers are creating new ways to inspire students to learn more about climate change, and changing their own campuses in the process.

SUNY School of Environmental Science and Forestry
So much of the pollution of our water and public health risks can be traced back to pollution from excess fertilizer application by the agriculture industry.

(Devon Camillieri/SUNY-ESF)

Planet Forward Correspondent | SUNY-ESF
One student's passionate pitch for the Central New York Regional Market to eliminate the use of plastic take-out bags, along with the rest of New York.
SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry
Food for Thought is a podcast discussing the food that ends up at your table, and in this episode we talk about the potential solution of mobile farmer's markets for the issue of food deserts.
SUNY Environmental Science and Forestry
This story examines the social and ecological problem of having honeybees in the U.S.
SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry
Dumpster diving is an alternative solution to wasting food.
Save our oceans
Save our oceans
SUNY ESF
Ocean acidification is a huge threat to our oceans. Ocean acidification is an affect of climate change and the increased emissions of greenhouse gases. Carbon dioxide is absorbed in our oceans, but the oceans cannot hold everything. Too much can... Read More
SUNY ESF
insight into the annual phenomena of smog from the perspective of an environmental studies student.
SUNY ESF
My story concerns the expansion of the built environment and its possible effects on public health and socio-spatial inequality

A baby calf found while trekking in Ladakh, India. (Max Twining-Ward)

Planet Forward Correspondent | The George Washington University
I let my mind wander down the endless paths of what-ifs and worst-case scenarios. What I’ve realized is that all this worrying is doing far more harm than what I could be doing if I was doing anything but worrying.

Local produce from CSA (community-supported agriculture) farms in Lancaster County, Pa., is sold in weekly farmers market hosted at Franklin & Marshall College's Center for the Sustainable Environment. (Photos by Max Sano/Franklin & Marshall)

Planet Forward Correspondent | Franklin & Marshall College
If you want to get more involved with green activism but don't know where to start, then this a must-read!

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