Education

Planet Forward Correspondent | The George Washington University
As you walk into the chimpanzee sanctuary, you pass the sign, “Change Starts with Kids" reflecting the importance of education to their core mission.

A science classroom in Evanston Township High School where Marla Isaacs, a biology teacher, encourages respectful conversations when teaching about climate change, no matter what their opinion is. (Natalie Chun/Northwestern University)

Planet Forward Correspondent | Northwestern University
“It's just a statement,” teacher Anna Kraftson said of climate change. “There's data. It's not like ‘I believe in this’ or ‘I don't believe in this.’"
Northwestern University
The last of three episodes, this podcast focuses on Florida Keys residents' opinions on sea level rise.

(Reed Hutton/Middlebury College)

Planet Forward Senior Correspondent | Middlebury College
How can we integrate everyone in outdoor recreation? It starts with positive changes in leadership — both coaches and role models.

Students in Oxford, UK protesting against climate change injustice at as part of a nationwide youth climate strike (Evan Barnard/University of Georgia)

Planet Forward Senior Correspondent | University of Georgia
While studying abroad at the University of Oxford in Oxford, England, I witnessed what can happen when young people get together for a public demonstration of environmental mentality.
SUNY College of Environmental Science & Forestry
These wanted posters will be used to target specific populations in the affected areas to encourage public participation in invasive species surveying & management.
GWU Undergraduate Student
In a commitment to take at least 5 minutes to be outside, The Backyard Project is an idea to recreate our connection with the Earth.
University of Wisconsin Madison
Industrial agriculture is a huge contributor to greenhouse gas emissions and now, more than ever, people are exploring alternative food cultivation systems such as hydroponics to offset the damage done by industrial agriculture.
George Washington University
While plastic straw bans may seem like an easy, simple way for localities to fight climate change, these bans have other implications that directly impact the daily lives of people with physical disabilities.
dolphins

These dolphins, a mother and son pair, reside at Marineland Dolphin Adventure, an AMMPA accredited facility dedicated to marine species protection and conservation. (Parker Bryant/Florida State University)

Planet Forward Correspondent | Eckerd College
Based on her experience, Planet Forward Correspondent Cassandra Hobar challenges the basis of anti-captivity movements, while supporting zoos and aquariums for the work they do in conservation and species preservation.

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