Planet Forward Storyfest 2017 Entries

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(Photo courtesy Chris Palmer)

American University
Students at American University are using filmmaking as a tool to raise awareness about preserving and fostering vital ecosystems.
A brief look at Green Infrastructure technology in Syracuse.
A brief look at Green Infrastructure technology in Syracuse.
SUNY ESF
A brief look at Green Infrastructure technology and how it's made an impact in the city of Syracuse, NY.
Public Funds for the DC Metro
Public Funds for the DC Metro
The George Washington University
By increasing public funds used for DC Metro, we can significantly cut down on greenhouse gas emissions. 

(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.

Stan Johnson leads a workshop at Knoxville's Socially Equal Energy Efficient Development program. (SEEED Knoxville)

The George Washington University
“Nothing stops a bullet like a job,” is the last thing you might expect the director of a sustainability program to preach, but Stan Johnson, executive director of Knoxville’s Socially Equal Energy Efficiency Development program, believes that... Read More
SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry
Is agriculture inherently exploitative and destructive, or can we learn a new way from the traditional ecological knowledge of indigenous cultures?

(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
UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism
There is an upcoming trend in the San Francisco Bay Area, but it is not in the form of an app or a smartphone. Rather it is a more efficient way to use energy… specifically renewable energy.
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.
Pedestrian streets: The scalability of Strøget
Pedestrian streets: The scalability of Strøget
Middlebury College
In central Copenhagen, a major thoroughfare named Strøget (pronounced ‘Stroll’) was converted to a pedestrian plaza in 1962, creating one of the world’s longest solely pedestrian shopping streets.

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