Sustainability

Lamppa Manufacturing welder Levi Niemi works on the fire chamber of a wood furnace. (Austin Keating)

Northwestern - Medill
Proposed changes in the deadline for new wood-fired furnace regulations is causing tension between manufacturers, the EPA, and Congress; some argue the economic stability of the industry relies on a delay.
Female Black Soldier Fly deposits her eggs in cardboard. Photo by Gee W., 2013.
Planet Forward Correspondent | Sewanee: The University of the South
Undergraduate student Chris Hornsby ('19) studies black soldier fly larvae as a possible means of closed-loop waste processing and livestock feeding at Sewanee's University Farm.
Planet Forward Senior Correspondent | University of Mississippi
This is a documentation of the sustainability efforts of the Mamas of Mweka (indigenous female elders of Mt. Kilimanjaro).
George Washington University
"The 92 Percent" aims to raise awareness about the consequences of climate change on children's health, highlight the important work pediatricians and parents are doing in this space, and inspire action to create a healthier world for future... Read More

In 2014, scientists discovered that oyster mushrooms grown in a substrate of used diapers and lignin can break down cellulose found in the diapers for food, which reduces the diapers' weight and volume by up to 80%. (Martin Cooper/Creative Commons)

Suny-ESF
Certain biological processes harbor inherent potential for truly disposing of synthetic waste.
The George Washington University
How a grass-roots, community-based organization is promoting sustainable tourism that seeks to preserve biodiversity and develop the local economy in the Usambara Mountains of Tanzania.
Caye Caulker Belize

Caye Caulker in Belize has only one settlement, to the south, known as Caye Caulker Village. The north part of the island has a forest reserve that features a dense mangrove forest and diverse birdlife. (Dronepicr/Creative Commons)

George Washington
As a part of the Belize Winter Study Abroad Program at the George Washington University, I spent time observing and analyzing local and tourist land use in terms of environment sustainability.
SUNY ESF
The Eastern cougar was declared extinct in January. This podcast is told through the eyes of a lone cougar cub as he evades the destructive habits of humans while finding a mate.
Middlebury College
A character profile on Lonnie Holley, an artist based out of Atlanta, GA, with strong environmental messages.
Hangin with Grandfather Rocks
SUNY-ESF
Indigenous peoples are going to pave the way for a new system that honors the diverse ecosystems of the world as partners in economic and cultural well-being.

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