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 Plattsburgh
The story of maps and the connection between humanity and the places we live: A podcast interview with Molly Brown, an artist and geographer.
George Washington University
In the final piece of our Alaska series, watch this video and hear about the connections made with those in Alaska using different types of storytelling, and how we might find our own stories.
Planet Forward Correspondent | George Washington University
Watch this video, part of our Alaska series, to learn more about the Inian Islands Institute and how one family is keeping things running in the Alaskan wilderness, mostly cut off from the outside world.
Planet Forward Senior Correspondent | Columbia 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.

(Laura Whaling/Planet Forward)

UC Berkeley
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. 
Northwestern University
In the Panamanian jungle, one community is using black soldier flies to eliminate food waste of all kinds. See how meat, dairy, and even bones are rapidly decomposed by specialized larvae. Kira Fahmy reports for Medill.

Here, a citizen scientist does sampling in Rocky Mountain National Park. (National Park Service)

UC Berkeley
Two scientific storytellers explain the communication strategies they use and talk about what the consequences of ineffective communication are in the modern era.
Colorado State University
With our public lands under attack, I imagine a future where our parks are celebrated, not for the natural wonders within them, but for the resources we extract from them.
Tara McLaughlin, president of Kalu Yala Institute

Tara McLaughlin, president of Kalu Yala Institute, speaks about her background doing volunteer work abroad and current efforts of Kalu Yala to increase integration with San Miguel. (Abigail Foerstner/Medill)

Northwestern University
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.
Ecosia

The Ecosia search engine. (Photo courtesy Ecosia.)

Planet Forward Correspondent | Georgetown University
The search engine Ecosia plants trees with partners from around the world with their ad revenue.

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