Planet Forward Storyfest 2017 Entries

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State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry
The environmental movement tends to portray humans as this evil parasite sucking the life from this world. I'm not arguing that humans aren't altering the earth at an alarming rate, but the issue is much more complicated than the way we portray it.

Personal Food Computer (PFC) v2.0 alpha (2016). (Photo courtesy of Open Agriculture Initiative, MIT Media Lab)

SUNY ESF
MIT’s Open Agriculture Initiative is drawing on the very societal changes that have distanced average citizens from traditional agriculture to close the gap in knowledge and control what we eat.
Dupont Circle Fountain

The Dupont Circle Fountain is a lively D.C. attraction and the center of a popular WalkUP. (Creative Commons)

George Washington University
Whether you’ve narrowly avoided an aggressive driver, or have only experienced L.A.'s traffic jams through “La La Land’s” opening musical number, just hearing the words driving and city in the same sentence can drive you crazy.
This brunch is grown in the restaurant's basement.
This brunch is grown in the restaurant's basement.
The George Washington University
The creation of this urban microgreen farm and its dedicated partner, a sustainability-mindful pub/restaurant, took takes passion, dedication, innovation — and a good helping of risk. 
Anahi Hurtado Bike-Sharing Video
Anahi Hurtado Bike-Sharing Video
George Washington University
Bike-sharing is a great idea that is not being used enough.
DC pledges to bring solar to thousands
DC pledges to bring solar to thousands
George Washington University
DC Council is planning to bring solar energy to 100,000 low-income households.
The George Washington University
A PSA highlighting the facilities GWU has to offer to combat traffic congestion.
SUNY- College of Environmental Science and Forestry
Environmental Justice is not just a narrative centered around environmental hazards. It is a narrative about the quality of life individuals have a right to.
Environmental impact of the refugee crisis
Environmental impact of the refugee crisis
George Washington University
This video aims to shed some light on the environmental impact the refugee crisis and what we can do about it.
Greater Gombe Ecosystem Land Use Map

Greater Gombe Ecosystem Land Use Map (Madison Vorva/Pomona College)

Pomona College
An environmental science lesson, using GIS to explore the Jane Goodall Institute's conservation strategy in the Greater Gombe Ecosystem.

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