Storyfest 2019

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR STORYFEST 2019 WINNERS!

Grand prize winners will travel with Planet Forward and Lindblad Expeditions for an unrivaled expedition to the legendary and unique ecosystems of the Galápagos Islands in August 2019, and report on the unparalleled stories found there.

- ARTICLE:  Peter Jurich, University of Wisconsin-Madison. 'Gross' and unpopular, but dumpster diving can help the planet

- MULTIMEDIA / PHOTO ESSAY: Vicki Deng, Reed College. The unseen heroes to our plastic waste

- PODCAST: Guy Ginsberg, The George Washington University. Resilience Ep. 1 - How electric vehicles are making Costa Rica more resilient

- SHAREABLE / SHORT VIDEO: Terrius Harris, University of Mississippi. Conservation meditation

- VIDEO: Ellen Wang, The George Washington University. How we can get a handle on food waste

- FAN FAVORITE: Haley Knighten & Christina Trexler, University of Arkansas. Environmental STEMinism

The George Washington University
Amongst a concrete jungle lies wildlife most of us have chosen to ignore, except this campus grounds manager and his university, who seek to redefine what it means to be on campus.
SUNY ESF
Indoor mushroom farms offer a local alternative to meat and imported mushrooms with high greenhouse gas emissions.
Middlebury College
Students at Middlebury College run Middlebury Foods, a nonprofit grocery delivery service working to create a low-cost, sustainable and community-based food system in their county.
The George Washington University
This podcast explores the carbon control challenge in Costa Rica, and how one community organizer is working to help change the way her country moves.
Conservation Meditation
Conservation Meditation
Planet Forward Senior Correspondent | University of Mississippi
This meditative video presents the simplicity, power, and possibilities of conservation through the lens of the indigenous people of Mt. Kilimanjaro.
The George Washington University
While an oyster crisis exists in the Chesapeake Bay, there are several solutions available for anyone who would like to help.
George Washington University
This is a video about transporting food into urban areas.
Eckerd College
Single-use items are designed to be used for minutes and will still be on the planet for hundreds of years to come. This art installation and video about the project aim to draw attention to "The Plastic Problem."
Two students create a platform to fight food waste.
Two students create a platform to fight food waste.
Planet Forward Digital Media Producer | George Washington University
After learning about food waste and dealing with food insecurity, two students created a platform to combat both these issues at once.
Microplastics infotext
Planet Forward Correspondent | Eckerd College
Even when most microplastics are consumed by smaller marine species, no animal—including humans—is immune to its risks as it rises through the food chain.

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