Water

The human body is 70% water. The surface of the earth is 70% water. It is THE most important substance for making life possible. Learn about insightful ideas for using water, keeping it clean and getting it where people need it.

Aerial image of the wetlands. Photo by B. Moore, 2017.
Planet Forward Correspondent | Sewanee: The University of the South
Researchers from Sewanee and the University of Georgia test wetlands as a means to treat wastewater in the face of a water-scarce future.
State University of New York at the College of Environmental Science and Forestry
This podcast focuses on the barriers to Atlantic salmon restoration in New York — and the future of New York's fisheries.
SUNY ESF
An insight into an often overlooked consumer of freshwater — the animal agriculture industry.
University of Hawaii at Manoa
In order to proactively conserve the environment, students at the University of Hawai'i use psycho-social research techniques to address the root causes of environmental issues.

The lemon shark's yellow coloring serves as a camouflage when swimming over the sandy seafloor in its coastal habitat. (Creative Commons)

Planet Forward Correspondent | Georgetown University
Sharks are among some of the most threatened fishes in the world’s oceans. I spent a semester at the Bahamas' Cape Eleuthera Institute to help catch baby lemon sharks for research.
Stormwater and sewage are often spilled into creeks after heavy rains.
SUNY Environmental Science and Forestry
Traditional stormwater management practices often lead to local pollution and can negatively impact nearby residents. A research team in Syracuse, NY, is studying how rain gardens may help manage stormwater through green infrastructure.
University of Wisconsin Madison
I partnered with Clean Lake Alliance who helped me pursue my idea of keeping our lakes here in Madison, Wisconsin, clean.
SUNY Oswego
Every month, Oceans Campus, an internship program located in Mossel Bay South Africa, goes down to Mossel Bay's point and cleans.
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.
Cyanobacteria in Madison, Wisconsin
Cyanobacteria in Madison, Wisconsin
UW-Madison
Cyanobacteria is threatening the biodiversity in Madison, Wisconsin's lakes and we can help stop it.

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