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

SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry
Emily Purce interviews Dr. Kate Krueger, an expert on cellular agriculture, and student Alexa Christensen about the environmental benefits of clean meat and of cellular agriculture. 
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Wild rice is a sustainable food source that is in threat due to climate change.
SUNY ESF
The evolution of a program designed to provide fresh food to those facing food insecurities.
George Washington University
A look at the environmental impact of online shopping and educates consumers on the small changes they can make to minimize the environmental cost of free shipping.
George Washington University
We've all seen the pictures of smog in large cities, but are we properly educated on the threat of indoor air pollution and how to avoid it? This video is to debunk the largest myth surrounding indoor air pollution: the alleged ability of house... Read More
Planet Forward Correspondent | Sewanee: The University of the South
Two research guides in northeast Madagascar founded their own nature reserves in their home villages, hoping to protect wildlife and their community in the face of climate change and deforestation.
The George Washington University
Washington, D.C., recently committed to 100% renewable electricity, an achievement that should be the inspiration for other cities to pursue renewable energy.
UnBearably Hungry
UnBearably Hungry
George Washington University
Last Call is a sustainable start-up founded by two GWU students, with the goal of decreasing food waste from restaurants by alerting community members of times when the restaurants are experiencing a surplus. The food is sold for 50 - 80% off normal... Read More
George Washington University
Overpopulation has huge environmental implications, including the depletion of natural resources, pollution, and increased fossil fuel emissions. One solution may be a new, experimental birth control patch.
SUNY ESF
What's the real environmental cost of the beer you drink?

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