Green Living

A lot of simple, seemingly insignificant things can add up to a positive and meaningful global change. PF Members have solutions to living a more sustainable day to day life.

SUNY ESF
Current political and social systems resist meaningful change. As a result, a punk subculture, committed to portraying and moving toward a sustainable future, has formed.
Lonnie Holley
Lonnie Holley
Middlebury College
This environmentally focused artist, based in Atlanta, Georgia, creates art as a form of remembrance and interaction with the environment.
George Washington University
An overview on the impact of disposable, single-use plastic menstrual products on the environment and women's bodies, and ideas for products women should be using instead.
Female Black Soldier Fly deposits her eggs in cardboard. Photo by Gee W., 2013.
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.
SUNY ESF
This is the story of Al-amin Muhammad, founder of We Rise Above the Streets, which is a non-profit organization dedicated to fighting food injustice and poverty.
Pocket parks
Pocket parks
Assignment Editor, Planet Forward
Washington, D.C., does an impressive job at maintaining ecosystem corridors throughout the city through the use of pocket parks and green spaces.
George Washington University
"The 92 Percent" aims to raise awareness about the consequences of climate change on children's health, highlight the important work pediatricians and parents are doing in this space, and inspire action to create a healthier world for future... Read More
SUNY-ESF
Onondaga County Resource Recovery Agency (OCCRA) in Syracuse, New York, has a recycling and composting program that's pretty unique.
Aerial image of the wetlands. Photo by B. Moore, 2017.
Sewanee: The University of the South
Researchers from Sewanee and the University of Georgia test wetlands as a means to treat wastewater in the face of a water-scarce future.
Monarch butterfly
Florida International University
Following your dreams is a luxury that most people never get to experience. But Susette Onate, one young girl with a dream of protecting her local butterflies, not only lived her dreams, she saw them exceed her wildest imagination.

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