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.

Pedestrian streets: The scalability of Strøget
Pedestrian streets: The scalability of Strøget
Middlebury College
In central Copenhagen, a major thoroughfare named Strøget (pronounced ‘Stroll’) was converted to a pedestrian plaza in 1962, creating one of the world’s longest solely pedestrian shopping streets.
The importance of stream restoration
The importance of stream restoration
SUNY ESF
My story aims to spread this idea of stream restoration using a specific design, and to teach why stream restoration is important to our environment, and how different measures can be taken to restore a stream.
Environmental impact of the refugee crisis
Environmental impact of the refugee crisis
George Washington University
This video aims to shed some light on the environmental impact the refugee crisis and what we can do about it.
Sustainability in Costa Rica
Sustainability in Costa Rica
I have covered the ways Costa Rica is pioneering nationwide sustainability with a small profile on a company.
The George Washington University
The battle begins on the rooftop.
Boutique owner designs clothing with sustainable materials.
Boutique owner designs clothing with sustainable materials.
UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism
Oakland resident Trinity Cross has turned her love of designing clothes into her own boutique, Field Day and Friends. The boutique sells Cross' own collection of women’s clothing made of reused and sustainable fabrics.
State University of New York: Environmental Sciences and Forestry
In order for us to save the loss of biodiversity in our world, we must start with what we can teach and save at home.

Human umbilical vein endothelial cells. (The Journal of Cell Biology/Flickr)

Northwestern University
Biological engineers are using stem cells to study the way cells interact and form unique structures on their own, hoping to one day utilize the biotechnology to create machine-like "hyper organs" and cell-based implants.
Alumin8 bins will be place around the campus for students to donate.

Alumin8 bins will be placed around UNL's campus for students to donate. (Photo courtesy of Alumin8)

University of Nebraska - Lincoln
Alumin8, an organization founded by students at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, is working to repurpose aluminum cans and donate the repurposed objects to local shelters.
The George Washington University
The pharmaceutical industry, a notorious waster of resources, may turn green with the help of artificial intelligence (AI).

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