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George Washington University
Marine scientists are using information collected by everyday people to monitor sharks in the face of climate change.

2021 Planet Forward Summit host Frank Sesno in conversation with NBC’s Today Show weatherman Al Roker.

George Washington University
Here are five methods to make climate change more relevant to your audience from the guest speakers at the 2021 Planet Forward Summit.
George Washington University
After spending this semester working on a documentary, I have a lot to share about what I learned.

(Paulina Oswald/Eckerd College)

Planet Forward Correspondent | Eckerd College
Here are seven ways to get started on reducing your environmental impact that are easy on you and your wallet.
Learn how to reduce food waste, save money on groceries, and help the environment
Featured Contributor
Nearly a third of food is wasted at the household level and that eats into our own finances while damaging the environment. How can we fix this?

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Digital Content Editor, Planet Forward
Former Planet Forward Correspondent and 2017 Storyfest Winner Sydney Greene shared her experience for graduates starting their careers in uncertain times.

For the physical component of my Senior Capstone Project, I designed a field guide booklet that provides designers with a basic understanding surrounding sustainability as well as outlines ways designers can advocate for sustainable solutions within their own projects.

George Washington University
There's much to unpack within the sustainability movement of design, and it’s becoming increasingly important for designers to open dialogues surrounding what role they play in this movement.
Eckerd College
A short film about the importance of the journey of compost at Eckerd College.

The Potomac River passes through Maryland, Virginia, D.C., and West Virginia (smartmdblonde/Creative Commons).

Planet Forward Correspondent | George Washington University
Rivers and their tributaries provide an invaluable resource to humans, supplying drinking water, transportation, and recreation. Since natural resources like water and land can't speak for themselves, how do we advocate for their conservation? With... Read More

Local produce from CSA (community-supported agriculture) farms in Lancaster County, Pa., is sold in weekly farmers market hosted at Franklin & Marshall College's Center for the Sustainable Environment. (Photos by Max Sano/Franklin & Marshall)

Planet Forward Senior Correspondent | Franklin & Marshall College
If you want to get more involved with green activism but don't know where to start, then this a must-read!

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