Storyfest 2020

Congratulations to our Storyfest 2020 finalists:

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See all the 2020 Storyfest entries below - and don't forget to give your favorite pieces a thumbs-up. Every entry is in the running for our Fan Favorite Award!

(Ethan Freese/University of Nebraska-Lincoln)

University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Southeast Nebraska is home to a unique ecosystem known as the eastern saline wetlands, which derive their salinity from salts that were deposited deep underground when much of the U.S. was covered by an inland sea.

(Deepti Bansal Gage/George Washington University)

Planet Forward Senior Correspondent | GW Law School
Think of a creature you most despise. You might ask, why does it even exist? While the it may not seem to have a purpose to you, with a little research you may discover why that creature is essential to the ecosystem, the economy, and you.
A fisherman throws a net in the River Tista in Bangladesh

A fisherman fishes in the River Tista in Panjarbhanga, Bangladesh. (Image courtesy FAO/Mohammad Rakibul Hasan)

George Washington University
Small-scale fisheries are critically important to communities around from the world, from Alaska to Senegal, but they don't receive attention on a global level.
The George Washington University
When it comes to teaching youth, courses in environmental education are just as important as health, language, science, and technology. This wildlife children's book, for the kids at a South African primary school, helped students practice English.

(Jack Borowiak/George Washington University)

The George Washington University
In an age when large agribusinesses run many global farming operations, it's essential to teach sustainable farming techniques to local farmers. These skills are especially vital to know with recent severe drought in many African countries. Best... Read More
Experience the Magnificent African Elephant in 360 VR
Experience the Magnificent African Elephant in 360 VR
The George Washington University
African elephants are quickly disappearing from this planet solely because of humans. With one hundred elephants killed each day by poachers seeking ivory tusks, the situation is a crisis.
SUNY New Paltz
A crowdfunded project in New Paltz, New York called Mushroom Shed supplies and educates the community with mushrooms grown from spent grains and coffee grounds.
The George Washington University
Scientists from the University of California have found that altering cow’s diets by adding seaweed to their feed may just be the next big solution to halt climate change.
The George Washington University
Some of the nation's most prominent Fridays for Future activists explain why they strike for climate, and why the climate movement needs not just the passion from youth, but from everyone.

(Mackenzie Swartz/George Washington University)

The George Washington University
The solar industry has a chance to shape the larger narrative on energy justice, and advance social equity by ensuring energy security for all socioeconomic levels. Community solar is an extremely viable solution to challenge energy inequality.

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