Planet Forward Storyfest 2017 Entries

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Fossil Free GW
Fossil Free GW
George Washington University
GW students are lobbying the university's board of trustees to stop investing its endowment in fossil fuel companies and reinvest in clean energy.
Using the simple power of walking to give a city light
Using the simple power of walking to give a city light
George Washington University
Walking has never been a better option. Cities around the world have started to harness the power of pedestrian footsteps to light city sidewalks.
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.
Dr. William Powell works to restore the American chestnut
Dr. William Powell works to restore the American chestnut
SUNY ESF
Dr. William Powell of the SUNY College of Environment Science and Forestry is using genetic modification to restore what was once one of America's most valued natural resources. 

View of the Cheonggyecheon's Riparian Area

University of Minnesota
The Cheonggyecheon stream project in Seoul, South Korea, provides an exciting glimpse into the possibilities of future urban design involving improved green space in cities.
This provides an alternate form of cheap transportation.
This provides an alternate form of cheap transportation.
George Washington University
Instead of calling a cab or Uber to go a mile and a half, it is much cheaper and environmentally-friendly to rent a bike right off the street to get there. You save money, prevent air pollution, and experience the city like never before.
The Silent Slide
The Silent Slide
SUNY-ESF
In the summer of 2016, a team of researchers were dropped off by helicopter in the back-country of Denali National Park. Like many scientific undertakings, it did not go as expected... One member of the trip was Kyle Turchick. This video portrays... Read More
Miriam's Kitchen is changing soup kitchen culture.
Miriam's Kitchen is changing soup kitchen culture.
The George Washington University
Soup Kitchens traditionally just feed their guests, but Miriam's Kitchen has taken significant steps in helping the homeless beyond just food.
Umpqua Community College
A group of natural builders was inspired to come to Standing Rock to help create permanent winterized structures for the water protectors opposing the Dakota Access Pipeline, while also demonstrating sustainable alternatives to modern building.
The David E. Shi Center for Sustainability goes green.
The David E. Shi Center for Sustainability goes green.
Furman University
A tour of Furman University's Shi Center for Sustainability highlighting green building performed as a parody to The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.

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