Planet Forward Storyfest 2017 Entries

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(Margaret Luzier / U.S. Army Corps of Engineers)

State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry
This article presents the issue of high blood lead levels within an impoverished community and offers an innovative solution for cleaning the water.

Bald eagle nest along the Chemung River. (Photos by Carrick Palmer)

SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry
There’s something about bald eagles. Yes, they are our national bird and their symbology pervades our culture in many ways and places. But there’s something more to them. 
Great Scott! Meet the modern day Doc Brown
Great Scott! Meet the modern day Doc Brown
The George Washington University
Scott Sklar is your average neighbor… with a few quirks. The house with over a dozen solar panels, three solar-powered pink flamingos, and a hydrogen fuel cell? It’s totally off the grid.
A sustainable solution to homelessness.
A sustainable solution to homelessness.
SUNY ESF
A Tiny Home for Good is a sustainable solution to homelessness.
A short project on the danger of sugar and salt consumption.
A short project on the danger of sugar and salt consumption.
George Washington University
This is a short film where a young woman learns what her ordinary snack looks like in terms of sugar and salt. This is a PSA short.
George Washington University
Southern California produces a sizable country of the nation's produce, yet the community has a sizable proportion of its residents who are food insecure; Food Forward is a new NGO that recovers and redistributes food to hunger relief organizations... Read More

(Kelly Fagan)

SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry
I want you all to imagine a world where tall smokestacks didn’t fill the sky with gray clouds of pollution, where forests weren’t clear cut for food and turned into wasteland, where animals as well as their habitats were not objectified, tortured... Read More
Umpqua Community College
Dr. Larry Winiarski and the Aprovecho Research Center are working to bring clean-burning and efficient cookstove technology to developing countries.
Markthal Rotterdam
Northeastern University
I had the chance to dig deeper into my fascination with Dutch infrastructure when I met Martin Aarts, marathon runner and Senior Advisor for Urban Planning for the municipality of Rotterdam.
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.

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