It takes a village. Or a city. Some PF Member ideas for turning whole communities green.
Planet Forward Senior Correspondent | Cornell University
Next in our Stories of Alaska series: Learn about how climate change and overfishing are threatening marine species. But Alaska sets a prime example of how to maintain a sustainable fish supply.
Part of our Stories of Alaska series, this piece explores the state through wildlife, plants and bioindicators, looking at today's challenges and accomplishments, and signs of what's to come.
Real estate entrepreneur Jimmy Stice hopes to build small, sustainable houses in Kalu Yala, the jungle retreat, eco-town, and host to an institute for college interns he founded in the Panamanian rainforest. Medill's Leah Dunlevy reports.
Fifty miles over four days. Seven hikers left Kalu Yala, a sustainable eco-town in the Panamanian jungle, to trek to the Caribbean Sea and quickly discovered an untested trail and faced other challenges head-on. Medill's Nadine Daher reports.
Medill's Nadine Daher reports that residents and interns at Kalu Yala are working on adding hiking trails around the community to the AllTrails app, which allows you to use your phone as an offline GPS tracker.
Planet Forward Correspondent | Sewanee: The University of the South
Undergraduate student Chris Hornsby ('19) studies black soldier fly larvae as a possible means of closed-loop waste processing and livestock feeding at Sewanee's University Farm.
George Washington University
Washington, D.C., does an impressive job at maintaining ecosystem corridors throughout the city through the use of pocket parks and green spaces.
University of Wisconsin-Madison
The Merry-Go-Strong nonprofit and the Samburu Girls Foundation work together to empower women in Kenya through simple designs that can made a big impact.
Green burials take a different mentality than traditional burials embracing the ephemerality of human life, and working to conserve the planet.
The materials we use to construct our buildings is an important aspect of sustainability.