Storyfest 2022

Check out our Storyfest 2022 Finalists!

This is a mask laying in the snow covered in ice, dirt and more almost blending in with their surroundings. (Louisa Reitzel/SUNY-ESF)

SUNY Environmental Science and Forestry
The pandemic has yet another side effect that we tend to overlook: disposable masks litter the ground and pollute the world around us.
In this podcast we talk about the stigma against consuming insects in the U.S. and how we might overcome that stigma to reach new heights.
This is a video of interviews with a flat earther who still believes in climate change.
Interview with ESF students discussing their education
Interview with ESF students discussing their education
SUNY Environmental Science and Forestry
Interview with ESF students discussing what their education means to them.
Woman in a mask and brown shirt sits working amidst garment equipment and other workers.

Photo by FABRIC Incubator

Planet Forward Correspondent | Arizona State University
A non-profit fashion incubator based in Tempe, Arizona is focused on helping apparel entrepreneurs enter the industry in a sustainable manner. They have founded several initiatives to minimize waste in the fashion industry.

Pictured (left to right): Berkana McDowell, Eva Stanton, Alexis Hernandez, Maya Cheav, Ben Jensen, Ruby Baldwin-Smith, Veronica Warner, Max Burrous, Kate Hartshorn, Holland Hatch, Christian Grevin, Hannah Waldorf, Amy Asmussen, Kelly Ly, Hilary Lee, Dr. Richelle Tanner, Koa Tanner. (Photo by Chapman University)

Chapman University
When 25,000 gallons of oil spilled along Huntington Beach, Calif., in early October 2021, damaging valuable, intertidal ecosystems and threatening public health, environmental advocacy students saw an opportunity to make a difference.

(Photo by Hannah Richter/ University of Chicago)

University of Chicago
Composting is a growing practice that diverts food waste from greenhouse gas-producing landfills; Chicago colleges provide a case study into how this practice can be implemented more broadly today.

Taking time to do things that bring me joy, with people who are important to me, is one way that I engage in activism. (Photo by Robin Potter/ Middlebury College)

Middlebury College
When it comes to environmentalism, taking care of yourself is just as important as taking care of the planet.
Planet Forward Correspondent | SUNY Environmental Science and Forestry
Have you ever wondered where the chicken on your plate came from? More specifically, what it took to transform a live animal into a topping for your sandwich? In this video, we explore the labor and love that goes into processing poultry. Similar to... Read More
Planet Forward Senior Correspondent | New York University
Learn more about Green Africa Youth Organization (GAYO) and their impact in Ghana and on the international stage, from the perspective of GAYO Project Coordinator Betty Osse Bonsu.