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

George Washington University
We are seeing water bottle filling stations systems pop up across public spaces, and especially on college campuses. Increasing these stations across the country can help clean up our oceans.
SUNY-College of Environmental Science & Forestry
Scientific uncertainty hindering local farmers who are trying to turn bombs to beets while fighting for food sovereignty in Vieques, Puerto Rico.

(Screen capture from www.wearefoundingfarmers.com)

George Washington University
Every player in the game should be trying to create a field more sustainable for the next, which is exactly what the Farmers Restaurant Group set out to do from day one. 

Wrapped in the sacred orange robes of a Buddhist monk, this ordained tree is protected from deforestation because of its religious meaning. (Kiley Price/Wake Forest University)

Wake Forest University
Buddhist monks are using rituals and their prominent position in society to help with Thailand's environmental movement.
George Washington University
While plastic straw bans may seem like an easy, simple way for localities to fight climate change, these bans have other implications that directly impact the daily lives of people with physical disabilities.
University of Arkansas
Our short video emphasizes the importance of creating a movement geared toward equal opportunity in STEM fields in order to help our planet.
Eckerd College
"Reborn" is a short film that I created to encourage protection, conservation and preservation for the Earth starting with the simple idea of up-cycling within a college community.
The George Washington University
Why do we need to buy a cucumber that is wrapped in cling wrap, when it is already wrapped by nature?

Tributary of the Lower Jordan River in the Kidron Valley. The tributary flows all year round due to sewage runoff.

George Washington University
EcoPeace Middle East is working to protect the Jordan River through religion and faith-based engagement.
George Washington University
Taking a look at DC's new electric bus fleet to see if it's the "ride of the future."

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